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Changes to the SAT are aimed to make the exam a better reflection of what students need to succeed in college -- but a standardized testing expert says the alterations still won't level the playing field for students.
Follow these five simple tricks and you'll be in and out of the store with what you need (and nothing more) in no time while saving money.
When it comes to the best cars brands on the market, one brand is driving away with the top honors for the second year in a row, according to Consumer Reports' annual rankings.
Saving money sometimes can be as easy as asking for a better deal. Check out some tips from Marketwatch.com about how to negotiate a better bargain on your cable bill.
Cars do not get as much mileage as trucks and SUVs.
Tax free weekend for customers who purchase qualifying Energy Star products in Maryland
One random phone call could lead to a big bill if you get too curious.
When the thermometer drops into single digits, it may be tempting to hide indoors and crank up the thermostat. But that could be costly. It is, however, possible to stay warm and save money on your heating bill.
For many, there is nothing more annoying than the tranquility of your home, being disrupted by a telemarketing call.
Zagat advises that you order a whole bottle of wine when out at a restaurant.
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.
Rising rent prices seem to be the norm in the D.C. metro region, but the cost of an apartment has actually gone down.
As the temperatures rise, pipes frozen by the low temperatures will begin to thaw.
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.
Tips to help you save money in the new year.
If you let your engine warm up several minutes before taking off, particularly during this time of year, you might want to rethink it.
If you have gift cards, items to return or just a hankering to shop on this day after Christmas, retailers are ready for you.
You don't have to rush to the store to redeem your gift cards, but some banks might carry inactivity fees.
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?