Don't get taken to the cleaners for clean clothes

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.

Monday - 05/16/2011, 02:01pm EDT

Van Hollen, Harvard prof. provide answers on financial fine print

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.

Sunday - 05/15/2011, 08:18am EDT

Used cars may be better value than new

AnnaMaria Andriotis, reporter

Thursday - 05/12/2011, 11:31am EDT


Sites to help you avoid counterfeit coupons

A new report by SmartMoney magazine may make you ease up on the extreme couponing.

Thursday - 05/12/2011, 06:06am EDT

'Hidden city' trick saves travelers hundreds on flights

A little known, but profitable practice could save summer flyers a chunk of change this holiday travel season.

Tuesday - 05/10/2011, 09:01am EDT

Mother's Day deals still available online

You may not be a millionaire, but chances are your Mom has got a heart of gold.

Thursday - 05/05/2011, 04:12am EDT

Initiative offers food discounts to Tysons commuters who don't drive

A new transportation initiative aimed at alleviating Tysons Corner traffic offers discounts and a chance to week $100 a week in groceries.

Wednesday - 05/04/2011, 08:20am EDT

Getting cheap Mother's Day flowers without being a cheapskate

Mother's day is just a week away, and if you plan on hitting up the florist for a dozen long-stem roses, chances are the bill will be around $50, but it doesn't have to be.

Sunday - 05/01/2011, 08:50am EDT

Reconsidering what to eat as food prices rise

Some foods may be a better bargain than others, including eggs and chicken.

Wednesday - 04/27/2011, 09:19am EDT

What to do with unused frequent flyer points

Ron Lieber, New York Times reporter

Monday - 04/25/2011, 10:18am EDT


Deals and free stuff on Earth Day

Who says Earth Day has to be all about giving? Check out these great discounts that reward you for contributing to saving the planet.

Friday - 04/22/2011, 10:12am EDT

LivingSocial offers $1 lunch deals today

More than 100 locations around D.C. are participating in the deals that you can get over your smartphone.

Friday - 04/15/2011, 11:02am EDT

Prices decline on some home renovation items

Costs are down on granite sink-tops, porcelain sinks and custom cabinets.

Thursday - 04/14/2011, 09:33am EDT

Olive oil: It's not just for cooking anymore

How well stocked is your medicine cabinet? Maybe better than you think, considering the alternative uses for some common products.

Monday - 04/11/2011, 01:54pm EDT

Last minute tax advice

Eva Rosenberg, the Tax Mama

Monday - 04/11/2011, 09:43am EDT

Download (April 6)

WTOP Saves You Money when you compare your cost with the price others are paying for the same thing.

Wednesday - 04/06/2011, 06:52am EDT

Common tax mistakes to avoid

Gordon Bernhardt, Bernhardt Wealth Management CEO and president

Monday - 03/28/2011, 11:25am EDT


Group coupons can save money on vacations

Online coupons offer discounts on everything from aquarium visits to white water rafting -- they are also in play around the globe.

Tuesday - 03/22/2011, 01:14pm EDT

How to save on your plumbing bills

Knowing a few things could save you hundreds in plumbing expenses.

Monday - 03/21/2011, 09:55am EDT

Use salt to lengthen milk's shelf life

The taste won't be affected, and you could double your milk's shelf life.

Monday - 03/21/2011, 09:15am EDT
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