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High school seniors are opening their acceptance letters and finding out whether they've been accepted into their dream colleges. But before they commit, they should consider which ones are the best deals. And that might just be a university in the area.
While you're counting sheep, you may need to count the years you've be using the same mattress because experts say it has a lifespan.
According to a new survey from Consumer Reports, customers don't consider their telephone and cable services a great value for the money.
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5 things to consider before signing up for a new credit card with a balance transfer offer
Changes to the SAT are aimed to make the exam a better reflection of what students need to succeed in college -- but a standardized testing expert says the alterations still won't level the playing field for students.
Follow these five simple tricks and you'll be in and out of the store with what you need (and nothing more) in no time while saving money.
When it comes to the best cars brands on the market, one brand is driving away with the top honors for the second year in a row, according to Consumer Reports' annual rankings.
Saving money sometimes can be as easy as asking for a better deal. Check out some tips from Marketwatch.com about how to negotiate a better bargain on your cable bill.
Cars do not get as much mileage as trucks and SUVs.
Tax free weekend for customers who purchase qualifying Energy Star products in Maryland
One random phone call could lead to a big bill if you get too curious.
When the thermometer drops into single digits, it may be tempting to hide indoors and crank up the thermostat. But that could be costly. It is, however, possible to stay warm and save money on your heating bill.
For many, there is nothing more annoying than the tranquility of your home, being disrupted by a telemarketing call.
Zagat advises that you order a whole bottle of wine when out at a restaurant.
Target's security breach has shoppers on edge, especially after a report says it was part of a broader scam that could have affected more retailers -- but one expert says consumers can still protect themselves.
Rising rent prices seem to be the norm in the D.C. metro region, but the cost of an apartment has actually gone down.
As the temperatures rise, pipes frozen by the low temperatures will begin to thaw.
Temperatures in the D.C. area will be well below 32 degrees Monday night and Tuesday and that means the water in the pipes in your house can freeze and you might be tempted to put a few too many logs on that fire. What you need to know to protect your home when the temperature plunges.
Hi: 41 °F | Lo: 28 °F