Ordering wine with dinner? Go for the whole bottle

Zagat advises that you order a whole bottle of wine when out at a restaurant.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 08:58am EST

Consumer expert: Don't use debit cards following Target breach

Target's security breach has shoppers on edge, especially after a report says it was part of a broader scam that could have affected more retailers -- but one expert says consumers can still protect themselves.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 07:21am EST
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Rent prices rise in D.C., taper off in Md. and Va.

Rising rent prices seem to be the norm in the D.C. metro region, but the cost of an apartment has actually gone down.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 04:54am EST

A plumbing nightmare: As pipes thaw, leaks can cause big problems

As the temperatures rise, pipes frozen by the low temperatures will begin to thaw.

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 08:08am EST

Tips to protect your home during this cold snap

Temperatures in the D.C. area will be well below 32 degrees Monday night and Tuesday and that means the water in the pipes in your house can freeze and you might be tempted to put a few too many logs on that fire. What you need to know to protect your home when the temperature plunges.

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 05:25pm EST
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New Year's resolutions that can save you money in 2014

Tips to help you save money in the new year.

Friday - 12/27/2013, 01:04pm EST

Warming up your engine and other car myths debunked

If you let your engine warm up several minutes before taking off, particularly during this time of year, you might want to rethink it.

Friday - 12/27/2013, 09:16am EST

Local stores offer after-Christmas deals

If you have gift cards, items to return or just a hankering to shop on this day after Christmas, retailers are ready for you.

Thursday - 12/26/2013, 02:41pm EST
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Did Target hackers steal encrypted bank PINs?

Thursday - 12/26/2013, 09:56am EST

Tips for gift card use and shopping

You don't have to rush to the store to redeem your gift cards, but some banks might carry inactivity fees.

Thursday - 12/26/2013, 05:48am EST
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Which one's best? Not all batteries are created equal

You did weeks of research on the best new tech gadget and you've purchased the top-of-the line item for your loved one. Now, what about those batteries?

Wednesday - 12/25/2013, 10:35am EST

What's open and closed on Christmas

Whether you're traveling to grandma's for Christmas dinner or just in search of a last minute ingredient, here's a list of what's open and closed on Christmas Day.

Wednesday - 12/25/2013, 09:49am EST

Last minute gift? These stores are open

Yep, you read that right. The doors won't lock. Click the links to be taken to store locators.

Tuesday - 12/24/2013, 10:18am EST

Gansler, Maryland settle with AT&T over calling cards

Some military families will get a gift this season thanks to a settlement between AT&T and the state of Maryland.

Tuesday - 12/24/2013, 05:24am EST

Best and worst return policies this gift-giving season

Tis the season...for returning.

Monday - 12/23/2013, 10:29am EST

Target apologizes, offers discount to customers

Target has issued an apology to the nearly 40 million people who were victims of the second-biggest credit card breach in U.S. history.

Friday - 12/20/2013, 06:13pm EST

Target security breach: How to get a free credit report

After Target's security breach, many customers are scrambling to make sure they are not victims of identity theft.

Friday - 12/20/2013, 09:24am EST

Buying a home in 2014? It'll cost you more

If you have plans to buy a house in 2014, some new fees on the settlement sheet may surprise you.

Thursday - 12/19/2013, 09:00am EST

Freebies: Gift card deals and bonuses

With Christmas just one week away, many people will finish their holiday shopping by buying gift cards.

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 08:41pm EST

Prius ranked best new-car value by Consumer Reports

When it comes to new cars, Consumer Reports ranks the Toyota Prius the best new-car value.

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 10:33am EST
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