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

Why do lottery players think they can defy odds?

Dreams of riches: What makes Mega Millions players think they can defy staggering odds?

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 06:10pm EST

Delivery security: Tips to get the gifts under the tree

'Tis the season for for thieves to troll neighborhoods for gifts.

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 04:39am EST

How to haggle for a discount this holiday season

This holiday season, more and more stores are ready to give shoppers a discount.

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 04:28am EST

Car Report: The XTS Vsport is a big Cadillac with more power for 2014

Such a "rough life" I live when all I have to drive for the day are the three newest sedans from Cadillac.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 10:43pm EST
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The cheapest way to ship gifts to arrive by Christmas Eve

It's getting down to the wire and many people have yet to ship their gifts to loved ones. WTOP found the cheapest way to get packages to their destination by Christmas Eve.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 02:07pm EST

Free shipping day and how to ship gifts successfully

As a push to get consumers to buy, a lot of big retailers are offering free shipping this coming Wednesday.

Friday - 12/13/2013, 07:26am EST
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Tips to avoid paying fees when you fly

A fee for this and a fee for that and suddenly your discount airline ticket doesn't look like much of a bargain. Here are tips to avoid paying any more than you have to pay.

Tuesday - 12/03/2013, 07:33am EST

Pain at the pump will ease after Thanksgiving

A November spike in the local price of gasoline has many Washington-area residents complaining about the pain at the pump.

Thursday - 11/28/2013, 01:17pm EST

Which stores are open, closed on Thanksgiving?

This year many stores are choosing to throw open their doors to shoppers on Thanksgiving Day, so WTOP has put together this list of which ones will be open and when.

Thursday - 11/28/2013, 09:06am EST
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Black Friday safe shopping tips

Before hitting the Black Friday sales, shoppers should consider a few things -- like what to wear and where to park which could keep them safer.

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 04:48am EST

Americans not willing to spend without deals

Retailers expect shoppers to spend only if they are able to get big discounts

Monday - 11/25/2013, 09:03am EST

Black Friday starts early with helpful apps

This year, you can start reading that list and checking it twice a bit early.

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 04:57am EST
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Procrastination could pay off when booking hotels

Being a procrastinator might pay off handsomely for you this Thanksgiving holiday.

Tuesday - 11/19/2013, 06:47pm EST

Ways to save money while flying this holiday season

There are ways to save money when flying this holiday season.

Tuesday - 11/19/2013, 05:25am EST

2013 holiday shipping guide: When to send packages so they arrive by Christmas

Want to make sure your stockings are stuffed and presents are under the tree by Christmas? Here's when you need to get things in the mail.

Monday - 11/18/2013, 09:37am EST

Tips to avoid high heat bills

Cold temperatures have finally arrived in the D.C. area and that means higher energy bills. We've got tips to make the most out of your furnace without emptying your wallet.

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 05:18am EST

JetBlue offers $55 flights out of Reagan National

The flights will go to four or JetBlue's five nonstop locations: Boston; Fort Lauderdale; Orlando; and Tampa.

Tuesday - 11/12/2013, 02:14pm EST

Nervous retailers extending Black Friday deals (Video)

From store decorations to door buster deals, the nation's retailers are getting a big head start on Black Friday.

Friday - 11/08/2013, 06:33am EST
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