Holiday shipping deadlines quickly approaching

The deadlines for placing orders online and having them arrive on time with standard shipping costs are fast approaching.

Monday - 12/05/2011, 03:54am EST

Outlet shopping: Do the savings outweigh the hassle?

Consumer Reports set out recently in search of the truth about outlet shopping. Is it really worth the trip and the crowds?

Thursday - 12/01/2011, 06:03am EST

5 simple changes to help you save money

Rethinking some things you do all the time could save you about $1,500 a year.

Wednesday - 11/16/2011, 04:24am EST

WTOP Saves You Money: Hassle-free holiday shopping

Apps help keep track of receipts, prices and even bathrooms at the mall.

Tuesday - 11/15/2011, 11:13am EST

New site finds, rates Foursquare deals in D.C.

Free is always good, right? But how do you know if it's really a good deal?

Monday - 11/14/2011, 04:19am EST

How to find Thanksgiving air travel deals

Your best bet is fly on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, on Thanksgiving and on the Saturday after the holiday.

Tuesday - 11/08/2011, 04:05am EST

Shopping on the right day can lead to major savings

Picking the right day of the week to shop for certain items can end up saving you at the cash register.

Monday - 11/07/2011, 05:12am EST

A few simple things to cut winter utility bills

There are a few things you can do to save some money on your winter utility bills.

Sunday - 11/06/2011, 08:40am EST

The five things to know when buying appliances

It's that time of year again when appliance stores are lining up for your money. But before you buy, WTOP saves you money.

Monday - 10/24/2011, 05:03am EDT

Airfare war over 15 cities benefits consumers

Tom Parsons, CEO and founder

Wednesday - 10/19/2011, 10:12am EDT


Overusing data plans could cost you, a lot

Don't drain your broadband databank sending mom huge pictures when lower resolutions will do.

Thursday - 10/06/2011, 07:04am EDT

Grab these deals before the holiday blitz

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.

Monday - 10/03/2011, 06:22am EDT

Why layaway can be a good option

WTOP's Max Smith

Sunday - 09/18/2011, 10:09am EDT


Old Farmer's Almanac: Back to basics is in

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.

Tuesday - 09/13/2011, 04:17am EDT

Top mobile apps to relieve your gas tank, wallet

Improving your vehicle's gas mileage can help save money and cut expenses.

Monday - 09/05/2011, 03:52pm EDT

Saving money on eyeglasses and contacts

If you're in the market for new eyeglasses or contacts some shopping and research can save you hundreds of dollars.

Sunday - 09/04/2011, 09:12am EDT

What to consider before getting a gold or platinum card

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.

Friday - 09/02/2011, 08:14am EDT

Save money when planning a getaway

WTOP rounds up tips that may save you money when you plan your vacation.

Friday - 08/19/2011, 09:18am EDT

Take advantage of late summer rentals

Summer is slipping away, but it's not too late for a great rental.

Wednesday - 08/17/2011, 02:44pm EDT

Tax-free shopping under way in Maryland

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.

Monday - 08/15/2011, 10:55am EDT
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