In time for Labor Day, gas prices lowest in 3 years

The average price of gas across the country is $3.54 a gallon -- the lowest gas has been on this date in three years.

Monday - 08/26/2013, 05:07am EDT

Smart Spending: Back-to-school shopping 101

Smart spending strategies to prevent wasting a bundle on back-to-school shopping

Friday - 08/16/2013, 02:10pm EDT

Back-to-school computer discounts for students, teachers

Looking for a sweet back-to-school computer deal? There are a few to choose from.

Friday - 08/09/2013, 05:39am EDT

Watch all the NFL games for $100

Football fanatics who like to pinch their pennies better listen up. This could be the cheapest way to watch all the NFL games this year.

Thursday - 08/08/2013, 04:57am EDT

Beware of 'free' perks while traveling

The lure of free perks while traveling often leaves consumers feeling their upgrades weren't worthwhile.

Wednesday - 08/07/2013, 11:16am EDT

Md., Va., to hold back-to-school tax holidays

Maryland and Virginia are giving shoppers a break on buying back-to-school supplies.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 07:01am EDT

After a hospital stay, get an itemized bill

WTOP's Kristi King reports.

Wednesday - 07/24/2013, 11:54am EDT

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Cheap pets: Companionship on a budget

Not all pets are created equal. Or, if they are, they sure don't cost the same.

Tuesday - 07/23/2013, 04:20am EDT

WTOP Saves You Money: Grilling on a budget

Firing up your barbecue grill costs money, but there are ways to save on those cooking costs.

Monday - 07/22/2013, 06:45am EDT

Saving on gas as the prices spike

In the last week, prices have spiked by 14 cents. It's an increase drivers haven't seen since February of this year, according to AAA.

Friday - 07/19/2013, 07:55am EDT

What to do when debt has you afraid to answer the phone

What can you do when the debt collector starts harassing you?

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 07:16am EDT

Financial tips for newlyweds

Engaged couples normally spend dozens of hours planning their weddings, but not enough time planning their financial futures. Communication is key to knowing you and your partner are investing wisely for the future.

Tuesday - 07/16/2013, 07:04am EDT

Column: How to haggle and save big

If you can buy it, you can haggle over it and save. Consumer Reports offers some tips how to negotiate for services and big purchases.

Tuesday - 07/16/2013, 05:15am EDT

D.C. power customers say Starion ripped them off

More than 100 D.C. residents say they thought they were getting a good deal when they signed on with third party power providers to cut their power bills. Instead, they told the D.C. Public Service Commission, they got ripped off.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 05:30pm EDT

Patience is a virtue: Catch last-minute hotel deals with smartphone apps

There are lots of discounts for travelers who have the stomach to wait until the day of their stay to make reservations.

Tuesday - 07/09/2013, 05:47am EDT

Personal banking information could be up grabs

Credit and debit card purchases may not be as private as you think, according to a new report.

Monday - 07/08/2013, 07:53am EDT

Why you should buy a TV in July

If you're on the market for a new TV, July is the perfect time to buy a high-quality set at a great price.

Monday - 07/08/2013, 07:47am EDT

How will student loan interest rates affect you?

Depending on the type of loan, some students won't feel the pinch of doubling interest rates while others will take the hit upon graduation.

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 05:35pm EDT

Cookouts take bigger bite out of your wallet

Rising beef prices will make for a heftier grocery bill as you plan for your Fourth of July cookout.

Tuesday - 07/02/2013, 04:33am EDT

Diesel drivers saving more in long run, study finds

A University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute study estimates savings between $2,000 and $6,000 in total ownership costs in a three- to five-year period.

Monday - 07/01/2013, 07:20am EDT
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