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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

Tags: haggling, Consumer Reports, shopping, utilities, david burd,

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

Tags: New York Times, veronica robinson, hotels, apps

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

Tags: TV, television, sales, veronica robinson

Tips to stretch your grocery dollar

Here are some tips from Martha Stewart to keep the grocery bill from requiring a second mortgage.

Monday - 06/17/2013, 03:59am EDT

Tags: grocery shopping, Martha Stewart, thomas warren,

Cicadas, pollen and other summertime car killers

A brood of 17-year cicadas is creating quite the buzz around here. And while the big-eyed bugs are no harm to you, your car is another story.

Tuesday - 06/04/2013, 06:17am EDT

Tags: Brennan Haselton, cicadas, car care,

Money spent gambling tax deductible - if you win

You have to claim winnings on your taxes, but you can also claim those losses.

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 04:08am EDT

Tags: taxes, veronica robinson, lottery, Powerball, gambling,

Dine out without breaking the bank

While those who want to save money usually avoid eating out altogether, there are some ways to save cash while still having someone else do the cooking.

Monday - 05/20/2013, 05:34am EDT

Tags: dining out, del walters, restaurants, food, eating out, Savored, Open Table

Itching for vacation? Wait just a little longer

Many plan on taking some type of summer vacation, but the big question is: When?

Friday - 05/10/2013, 06:47am EDT

Tags: del walters, vacation, travel, Los Angeles Times, Hotwire, Priceline, summer

5 tips to getting the best deal on a new car

With the average price of a new car more than $30,000, you'll want to make sure you don't rush into a purchase.

Tuesday - 04/30/2013, 10:10am EDT

Tags: veronica robinson, cars,

Smart ways to save money for retirement

Parents may want to pay for their child's education, but they also need enough money in the bank to survive in retirement. Financial expert Carmen Wong Ulrich offers some money saving advice.

Saturday - 03/30/2013, 01:45pm EDT

Tags: retirement, savings, college tuition, finances, Randi Martin

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