How to make money selling Dominion solar power

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.

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 04:19am EDT

D.C. among worst cities to retire

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Washington as among the worst cities in the country for retirees.

Saturday - 03/23/2013, 03:38pm EDT

Cherry blossom Petal Pass gives retail discounts

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is offering discounts at area businesses, including Macys, Subway and Georgetown Cupcakes.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 11:03am EDT

When to get the best vacation travel deals

With the start of spring, travelers may be planning their summer getaways. Find out when to get the best prices on flights.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 06:14am EDT

How to haggle to save money

Want to save money on your cable bills or car purchase? It can be as easy as haggling for a better price.

Saturday - 03/16/2013, 07:11am EDT

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


Best credit cards for balance transfers

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

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


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


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


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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