401K balances spike despite economic recovery troubles

The economic recovery may be slow, but 401K balances are at a 12-year high. The average account balance has jumped to nearly $76,000.

Sunday - 11/11/2012, 08:46am EST

Travelers face high flying airfares for Thanksgiving

Some of the busiest travel days of the year surround the Thanksgiving holiday. And passengers still looking to purchase plane tickets will likely find full flights and high prices.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 09:48am EST

Gas down from last week, up from last year

WTOP's Pain in the Gas Survey shows that prices are down again, but still higher than last year.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 03:43am EST

Gas down 4 cents, but still 18 cents higher than last year

Gas prices dropped 4 cents this week, but are 18 cents higher than a year ago, the WTOP Pain in the Gas Survey finds.

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 10:18am EDT

New fee and new feature for Parkmobile users

Parkmobile users listen up: You're about to be charged more.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 07:14am EDT

Gas down a dime, but up from last year

Drivers are getting some relief at the pump in the D.C. region.

Thursday - 10/25/2012, 10:20am EDT

Md. residents can now visit National Aquarium for less

Maryland residents can now visit the National Aquarium in Baltimore for less in the morning.

Tuesday - 10/23/2012, 07:33am EDT

6 tips to reduce how much food you toss out

If you find you are constantly throwing out what's in the refrigerator, here are some ideas to rein in what you are wasting.

Monday - 10/22/2012, 09:43am EDT

Gas down 3 cents, still 30 cents higher than last year

According to WTOP's Pain in the Gas Survey, the price for a regular gallon of gas slid 3 cents in the last week to $3.78.

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 09:46am EDT

Tips to keep your heating bill down

Last year's mild winter is history, as it looks like it'll be a pretty normal and cold winter this year. And that could cost you.

Monday - 10/15/2012, 04:05am EDT

Gas prices remained the same as last week

The price of a gallon of regular gas remained the same as last week at $3.81, according to our WTOP Pain in the Gas Survey.

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 11:09am EDT

Survey finds bank fees are on the rise

Tips to avoid the ever-increasing cost of banking.

Monday - 10/08/2012, 05:58am EDT

Now is the best time to buy that beach house

In the market for a beach home? Now is the time to buy.

Saturday - 10/06/2012, 04:36pm EDT

Va. holds tax holiday for energy-efficient products

Virginia is holding its sixth annual sales-tax holiday on energy-efficient products.

Friday - 10/05/2012, 09:34am EDT

Gas drops to $3.81 a gallon, down 4 cents

A gallon of gas is still 37 cents higher than a year ago.

Thursday - 10/04/2012, 12:33pm EDT

Cherry-pick your mobile plan

Forbes offers three tips for consumers shopping for a mobile plan.

Thursday - 10/04/2012, 08:45am EDT

New service offers cheaper data plans for smartphones

A new service aims to give mobile devices high speed wireless data - for free.

Tuesday - 10/02/2012, 07:03am EDT

What are your best bets for online shopping?

When it comes to shopping, it's hard to tell which websites have the best bargains.

Friday - 09/28/2012, 07:33am EDT

Phone contract got you down? Advice for that new device

If the iPhone 5 or Samsung Galaxy S III have caught your eye, but your wireless contract has you tied down, PCMag has some advice.

Thursday - 09/27/2012, 05:14am EDT

Gas prices are down 7 cents in a week

WTOP's Pain in the Gas Survey finds gas prices are down across the board in the area.

Thursday - 09/27/2012, 03:34am EDT
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