Don't have an e-reader? Go to the library

E-readers are popular gizmos, but they can be pretty expensive. But now, you don't have to buy one to use one. Some local libraries will let you borrow them and take them home for a while.

Thursday - 07/14/2011, 08:45am EDT

The apps that eat your wireless data

If you have a cellphone with a monthly limit on how much data you can use, here are some tips on what types of phone use will gobble up your precious megabytes:

Tuesday - 07/12/2011, 10:59pm EDT

Gas prices beginning to climb upward

WTOP's "Pain in the Gas" survey shows the average price of a gallon of regular is $3.70 - an increase of seven cents from last week.

Wednesday - 07/06/2011, 06:16pm EDT

Free stuff: Have you been to the library lately?

Libraries now offer a host of electronic items that will never be overdue.

Wednesday - 07/06/2011, 06:16am EDT

Cheaper car insurance can depend on credit scores

It turns out a good credit score can get you a break on car insurance.

Monday - 07/04/2011, 06:48pm EDT

Living Social offering deals for summer camps

Some of the most sought after summer camps in the region are helping parents with the high costs by offering deals, online.

Sunday - 06/26/2011, 01:19pm EDT

Comparison shop doctors and dentists

At PriceDoc.com, users can get price quotes for dental, cosmetic, vision, health maintenance and corrective medicine procedures.

Saturday - 06/25/2011, 03:57pm EDT

Gas now averages $3.82 a gallon

The average price of a gallon of gas of regular is below $4 for the fourth straight week, and down overall for the sixth straight week.

Thursday - 06/23/2011, 07:42am EDT

Buying in bulk isn't always the cheapest

Sometimes you can get a better deal at the grocery store during a weekly special.

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 07:59am EDT

Avoiding credit card problems overseas

Don't count on your credit card on that big summer trip abroad.

Monday - 06/20/2011, 05:03am EDT

Searching for Father's Day gifts? Here are some ideas

Is dad a grill master? Would you like him to be a mix master? Here are some gift ideas and some sites offering free shipping.

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 07:46am EDT

Cable TV boxes are a major power drain

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.

Wednesday - 06/15/2011, 10:23am EDT

Do you really need to change your oil every 3,000 miles?

If you still change your oil every three months or 3,000 miles, it may be time to change your habits.

Tuesday - 06/14/2011, 08:00am EDT
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'Sweet spot' is now for booking July 4 trips

Looking for good deals on a weekend getaway this July 4 holiday? Now is the time.

Sunday - 06/12/2011, 08:41am EDT

Avoid these restaurant tricks to make you spend more

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.

Sunday - 06/12/2011, 07:16am EDT

Regional gas prices drop for fourth straight week

WTOP's weekly Price at the Pump survey shows regular gas is $3.87 a gallon, down six cents from last week.

Thursday - 06/09/2011, 06:30am EDT

How to save 12 cents a gallon at the gas pump

The key is to make sure your tires are properly inflated.

Tuesday - 06/07/2011, 09:28am EDT

Avoid buying a lemon with car apps

New mobile apps make the car-buying process easier by placing cost-saving information at your fingertips.

Friday - 06/03/2011, 10:39am EDT

Heat wave doesn't have to burn a hole in your wallet

Here are a few common sense reminders for how to lower your electricity bill.

Thursday - 06/02/2011, 11:42am EDT

Utilities give customers payment options before summer heat

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.

Tuesday - 05/24/2011, 04:14am EDT
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