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Many household gadgets draw power when they are not in use, but the box that comes with your television cable provider is one of the most wasteful.
If you still change your oil every three months or 3,000 miles, it may be time to change your habits.
Looking for good deals on a weekend getaway this July 4 holiday? Now is the time.
Whether it's for a special occasion, or just because the refrigerator's empty, going out to eat is an experience that can cost you plenty of money.
WTOP's weekly Price at the Pump survey shows regular gas is $3.87 a gallon, down six cents from last week.
The key is to make sure your tires are properly inflated.
New mobile apps make the car-buying process easier by placing cost-saving information at your fingertips.
Here are a few common sense reminders for how to lower your electricity bill.
You don't have to let this summer's energy bills become a mountain of debt. Pepco and Baltimore Gas and Electric have programs designed to help customers out, even if you've never had a previous problem paying your bills.
Don't let your pain in the gas force you to settle for another "stay-cation." WTOP Saves You Money with tips on gas usage.
Kimberly Palmer, Alpha Consumer blogger, U.S. News & World Report
Janet Bodnar, editor of Kiplinger's Personal Finance. Story: How to Save on Utility Bills and Trips to the Gas Station
WTOP's Veronica Robinson
While you'll find hundreds of couponing websites, you'll find some are more worthwhile than others.
Examine 363 dry cleaning shops in the D.C. Metro area and you'll discover that what they charge might not reflect the quality of the work.
If you find reading your credit card bills, cell phone agreements and bank statements confusing, you're not alone. Even Elizabeth Warren, a Harvard University professor and advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finds those bills difficult to read.
AnnaMaria Andriotis, SmartMoney.com reporter
A new report by SmartMoney magazine may make you ease up on the extreme couponing.
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