WTOP Saves You Money
The deadlines for placing orders online and having them arrive on time with standard shipping costs are fast approaching.
Consumer Reports set out recently in search of the truth about outlet shopping. Is it really worth the trip and the crowds?
Rethinking some things you do all the time could save you about $1,500 a year.
Apps help keep track of receipts, prices and even bathrooms at the mall.
Free is always good, right? But how do you know if it's really a good deal?
Your best bet is fly on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, on Thanksgiving and on the Saturday after the holiday.
Picking the right day of the week to shop for certain items can end up saving you at the cash register.
There are a few things you can do to save some money on your winter utility bills.
It's that time of year again when appliance stores are lining up for your money. But before you buy, WTOP saves you money.
Tom Parsons, Bestfares.com CEO and founder
Don't drain your broadband databank sending mom huge pictures when lower resolutions will do.
Except for Halloween candy and costumes, October is a quiet time for retailers. That can mean substantial savings on clearance items as stores prepare for the holidays.
One reader suggests recycling saved greeting cards by adding new messages. Another advises cutting single ripped legs off of two pairs of pantyhose and layering them to create one pair that's good as new.
Improving your vehicle's gas mileage can help save money and cut expenses.
If you're in the market for new eyeglasses or contacts some shopping and research can save you hundreds of dollars.
If you are someone who's received an offer for a gold or platinum card, beware of how much you have to charge to get the rewards and the fees that come with them.
WTOP rounds up tips that may save you money when you plan your vacation.
Summer is slipping away, but it's not too late for a great rental.
The break should give some parents a tax reprieve with back-to-school clothing shopping, but school supplies such as laptops, binders, pens and paper are not included in the tax break.
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