WTOP Saves You Money
When a debt collector goes after you for a late medical bill, your credit can suffer _ even if you quickly pay up.
Some items you have around the house might be worth a couple of bucks.
Good vehicle maintenance, streamlining luggage and knowing when to idle and when to turn the car off are only some of the ways to save on gas mileage.
As gas prices keep rising, there are ways to ease the pump pain. Making the most of credit card rewards programs is one way to save on gas.
Those born on Feb. 29 can get deals that will fill them up.
"Something old, something new, something borrowed," goes the familiar refrain. But when it comes to buying power, some things really can be purchased second hand.
Cook the meat in the fridge over the weekend so it's ready to throw into a weekday dish, suggests financial coach Mindy Crary.
For the sixth year in a row, IHOP is celebrating National Pancake Day by giving away a short stack of Buttermilk pancakes Tuesday.
Instead of running to the doctor or the drug store, many turn to home remedies to cure ailments.
The latest WTOP Pain in the Gas survey shows the average price of a gallon of regular went up 3 cents to $3.70 over the past week, and up 48 cents over one year ago. Tweet where the best gas prices are. Use #WTOPgas.
In some countries, the price of gas is over $9 a gallon.
The long weekend is fast-becoming a highlight for shoppers, as retailers offer deep discounts rivaling deals on Black Friday. The holiday honoring the nation's commanders in chief is now second only to Labor Day in sales.
Gas prices are inching higher by the day, but it turns out there is a day of the week when gas prices are cheapest.
WTOP's Nathan Hager talks with U.S. News & World Report's Alpha Consumer Blogger Kimberly Palmer.
Through Feb. 20, you'll get the 6 percent tax break as part of the annual Shop Maryland Energy weekend.
United-Continental Airlines will now let passengers trade in their gift cards for some frequent-flier miles.
Imagine a world where car buying does not include haggling over the price. The website, truecar.com, promises to give users the "real price" of a car so buyers don't have to negotiate in the showroom.
Some of those things shoppers counted on to cost less are getting more expensive.
Gas prices are really taking off again. The average price of regular shot up 11 cents to $3.60 over the past week.
When searching for deals, the right time to buy could depend on the month, season or even the time of day.