WTOP Saves You Money
Though their names can border on the comical - i.e., the "student success fee" - there's nothing funny about how they can add up. Colleges lean on fees to bring in revenue in a way that may not be as apparent to as many students.
Parents may want to pay for their child's education, but they also need enough money in the bank to survive in retirement. Financial expert Carmen Wong Ulrich offers some money saving advice.
Drivers hate to see insurance premiums rise, but there may be ways for drivers to talk their way out of tickets.
If you have a solar panel on your roof or in your backyard producing more electricity than you need, it could soon be a moneymaker.
U.S. News & World Report has ranked Washington as among the worst cities in the country for retirees.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival is offering discounts at area businesses, including Macys, Subway and Georgetown Cupcakes.
With the start of spring, travelers may be planning their summer getaways. Find out when to get the best prices on flights.
Want to save money on your cable bills or car purchase? It can be as easy as haggling for a better price.
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.
5 free ways to explore the US capital, from Washington's museums to its revived waterfronts
New websites and mobile apps are helping travelers spend less on hotel rooms
Janet Bodnar, editor of Kiplinger Personal Finance
John Kiernan, senior analyst, CardHub.com. Best credit cards for balance transfers.
WTOP's Alan Etter reports. More in The Boston Globe.
WTOP takes a look at the fuel programs that link to your Giant or Safeway cards.
The tax exemption Feb. 16 to Feb. 18 covers larger items, including clothes washers, air conditioners, heat pumps and standard-size refrigerators.
Flower prices and delivery charges can soar around big holidays like Valentine's Day, but there are easy ways to save.
Janet Bodnar, editor of Kiplinger Personal Finance.
The Virginia Department of Taxation and Fairfax County police Wednesday issued warnings to residents about the unrelated financial schemes.
Local police investigators have received more than a dozen reports of an inheritance scam involving emails supposedly sent from the Fairfax County Police Department.
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