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WTOP's Bob Madigan reports.
A brood of 17-year cicadas is creating quite the buzz around here. And while the big-eyed bugs are no harm to you, your car is another story.
Air conditioners can get stressed during hot summer months, but service and maintenance contracts aren't necessarily worth the money.
Virginia's tax-free holiday runs through May 31, making it the perfect time to stock up on emergency supplies before hurricane season officially starts on June 1.
With a little bit of help, families can cut back on rising college costs.
As hurricane season begins, quick thinking and good timing could mean saving money while stocking up on emergency supplies.
You have to claim winnings on your taxes, but you can also claim those losses.
While those who want to save money usually avoid eating out altogether, there are some ways to save cash while still having someone else do the cooking.
The travel season is ramping up, and the airlines are finding more ways to bring in money through fees.
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot created a parody video to encourage people to find out whether they have unclaimed funds in old bank accounts or stocks.
So, you got a ticket. How much will your insurance premiums go up? Insurance.com analyzed insurance quotes to come up with this list.
Airlines do still offer a few free things at 30,000 feet.
Garden Editor Mike McGrath has tips for protecting plants from a late spring frost, growing tomatoes and keeping lawns green.
Many plan on taking some type of summer vacation, but the big question is: When?
The air is getting warmer and the days longer, and that means summer vacation planning is in full swing.
With the average price of a new car more than $30,000, you'll want to make sure you don't rush into a purchase.
Don't be afraid to negotiate when choosing a new cable TV provider or trying to get cheaper monthly rates.
Whether online or in a store, shopping and emotions go hand in hand.
A new study by Cone Communications found 71 percent of American consumers consider the environment when they shop, and almost half look for environmental information when deciding which product to purchase.
People have a right to get what they pay for. If a product breaks down or a service isn't provided as planned there are right and wrong ways to ask for satisfaction.
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