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Smart Spending: Deals only a click away for back-to-school shopping
Warehouse stores such as Costco can offer great deals for shoppers, but many people are left wondering whether shopping there is worth their money.
Consignment shops, swap meets and re-sale websites can help cut back-to-school shopping costs as many students start a new school year.
As the last few days of summer dwindle for D.C.-area students, many parents are salivating at the deals they can score while back-to-school shopping.
Pay less and save more this week in Maryland starting on Sunday. It's the beginning of the state's sales tax-free week and it's the second busiest shopping period of the year.
DealNews shares the things to buy and skip during August.
The cost of groceries can take a bite out of shoppers' budgets, but Consumer Reports has some tips to combat rising food prices and other costs at stores.
When it comes to online shopping, Amazon is king. But for some items, shopping at the e-commerce site can cost you money.
Mark your calendar, Virginia and Maryland's annual back-to-school tax holidays are around the corner.
Are you traveling this summer? Keep in mind scammers may try to prey on you during your hotel stay in creative ways, according to Consumer Reports.
Check out this coffee calculator to figure out just how much you could save by making that half-caf latte at home.
Programmable thermostats are getting easier to use and syncing them with smartphones is revolutionizing the concept of climate control. Consumer Reports lists the best thermostats to buy.
The cost for four years of college in 18 years could reach nearly $800,000. Tips and advice on when to start saving and how to go about paying for college.
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