Deals only a click away for back-to-school season

Smart Spending: Deals only a click away for back-to-school shopping

Friday - 08/22/2014, 10:28am EDT

Is it worth it to shop at Costco?

Warehouse stores such as Costco can offer great deals for shoppers, but many people are left wondering whether shopping there is worth their money.

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 11:56am EDT
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Tips for scoring back-to-school savings

Consignment shops, swap meets and re-sale websites can help cut back-to-school shopping costs as many students start a new school year.

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 11:20am EDT

Where to find the best back-to-school deals

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.

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 03:44am EDT

Maryland's sales tax-free week kicks off

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.

Sunday - 08/10/2014, 12:43pm EDT

The best and worst things to buy in August

DealNews shares the things to buy and skip during August.

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 09:07pm EDT

Ways to save money at the grocery store

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.

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 07:30am EDT

What you should and shouldn't buy on Amazon.com

When it comes to online shopping, Amazon is king. But for some items, shopping at the e-commerce site can cost you money.

Thursday - 07/31/2014, 06:57am EDT

Tax holidays arrive in time for new school year

Mark your calendar, Virginia and Maryland's annual back-to-school tax holidays are around the corner.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 01:49pm EDT

Consumer Reports warns about scammers targeting hotels

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.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 10:01am EDT

Coffee crunch: All that cash spent on java adds up

Check out this coffee calculator to figure out just how much you could save by making that half-caf latte at home.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 03:57am EDT

High-tech thermostats simplify climate control

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.

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 08:18am EDT

What are the best ways to save for college?

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.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 05:30pm EDT
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5 money saving tips for exchanging currency

Get the most from your travel cash: 5 money saving tips for exchanging foreign currencies

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 05:18am EDT

Kiplinger: Save money; buy used

Consumers can save big on used electronics, furniture, children's play items and evening wedding dresses, according to Kiplinger's Finance.

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 03:05pm EDT

Which company offers the most car insurance discounts?

If you're looking to save a few bucks, consider looking a little closer at your car insurance policies. You may qualify for more discounts than you think.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 03:43am EDT

What not to buy in July

Save some money this summer by getting the most bang for your buck with July purchases. Here are some things to buy and not buy during the month.

Thursday - 07/10/2014, 10:59am EDT
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Mobile apps offer last-minute deals

3 free mobile apps that offer last-minute deals for quick jaunts to destination cities

Wednesday - 07/09/2014, 06:28am EDT

What credit card offers the best rental auto insurance policy?

With summer in full swing, for some tourists it might be a natural decision to rent a car for their travels. But the decision to purchase complementary rental car insurance is a little trickier.

Monday - 06/30/2014, 08:25am EDT

Survey: Americans aren't saving enough money

No one is immune to emergencies, which can often be costly -- and a new survey shows that more than a quarter of Americans have no emergency savings in the bank.

Monday - 06/23/2014, 09:45am EDT
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