Debit cards replace refund checks in Va.

Virginia taxpayers aren't receiving tax refund checks in the mail this year. That's because the state eliminated the paper form of payment opting for direct deposit or sending taxpayers a debit card instead.

Thursday - 03/14/2013, 04:55pm EDT

5 free ways to see Washington, a city of museums

5 free ways to explore the US capital, from Washington's museums to its revived waterfronts

Friday - 03/08/2013, 03:23am EST

New technologies help travelers lower hotel prices

New websites and mobile apps are helping travelers spend less on hotel rooms

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 07:33am EST

How to get the most out of your insurance?

Janet Bodnar, editor of Kiplinger Personal Finance

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 06:16pm EST

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Best credit cards for balance transfers

John Kiernan, senior analyst, CardHub.com. Best credit cards for balance transfers.

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 03:27am EST

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FreedomPop and Karma offer limited amount of no-charge bandwidth

WTOP's Alan Etter reports. More in The Boston Globe.

Monday - 02/25/2013, 08:02am EST

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How Giant's and Safeway's discounted gas programs compare

WTOP takes a look at the fuel programs that link to your Giant or Safeway cards.

Thursday - 02/21/2013, 05:05am EST

Energy Star appliances exempt from Md. sales tax Presidents Day weekend

The tax exemption Feb. 16 to Feb. 18 covers larger items, including clothes washers, air conditioners, heat pumps and standard-size refrigerators.

Friday - 02/15/2013, 07:45am EST

Ways to save on expensive Valentine's Day flowers

Flower prices and delivery charges can soar around big holidays like Valentine's Day, but there are easy ways to save.

Monday - 02/11/2013, 07:13am EST

Countdown to Retirement: How an adviser can help you plan

Janet Bodnar, editor of Kiplinger Personal Finance.

Sunday - 02/10/2013, 03:26am EST

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Va. officials warn of two new financial scams

The Virginia Department of Taxation and Fairfax County police Wednesday issued warnings to residents about the unrelated financial schemes.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 07:57am EST

Police warn of inheritance email scam

Local police investigators have received more than a dozen reports of an inheritance scam involving emails supposedly sent from the Fairfax County Police Department.

Wednesday - 01/30/2013, 02:35pm EST

Respite care reimbursement available in Va

A new limited voucher program from the state is available to Virginia families who care for a loved one with disabilities or chronic conditions.

Friday - 01/25/2013, 05:42pm EST

Numbers to know when you file your 2012 taxes

We've got a list of key numbers to keep in mind as you prepare and file your 2012 tax return.

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 03:58pm EST

Millions of dollars in gift cards go unused

John Kiernan, senior analyst with Card Hub. How to put unused gift cards to use.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 03:30am EST

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Friday Freebies: Elvis movie and coffee tastings

Get your Friday Freebies every day of the week.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 09:51pm EST

Pepco customers find smart meter billing abnormalities

Pepco customers are questioning higher-than-usual power bills this month after smart meters were installed on their homes.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 09:25pm EST

Winter brings with it travel deals

In 2013, travelers can plan to pay more for airfare and hotels, but there are still some travel deals to take advantage of before summer comes.

Wednesday - 01/09/2013, 05:13am EST

With smaller 2013 paychecks, tips for getting extra money

Now that the payroll tax cut has expired, most of us will get smaller paychecks on the first payday of 2013.

Friday - 01/04/2013, 08:38am EST

Some big ticket items will be cheaper in 2013

WTOP's Kyle Cooper reports. More from The Wall Street Journal.

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 10:02am EST

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