• 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.

  • Local stores offer after-Christmas deals

    If you have gift cards, items to return or just a hankering to shop on this day after Christmas, retailers are ready for you.

  • Big stores’ ‘discounts’ all part of the plan

    As you scour the ads and coupons, looking for big discounts at the stores for Black Friday, keep in mind that those so-called savings are mostly mirages.

  • 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.

  • What rising home sales mean for the D.C. area

    Sales of homes in the U.S. are at their highest level in 3 ½ years, rising 9.7 percent in the last 12 months. And the D.C. area is experiencing the same surge.