• Planning your dream vacation without breaking the bank

    7/21/14 4:15 PM Comment

    Are you too busy working and saving up for your dream vacation to actually take the trip? Well, it's finally time to leave the office and start packing your suitcase.

  • Save money at the movie theater

    6/18/14 2:58 PM Comment

    Catching the latest blockbuster in theaters can be pricey, so how can you save a buck to see a flick?

  • Affordable Summer Getaways

    5/13/14 3:33 PM Comment

    Summer is quickly approaching, and if you haven't thought about a vacation's not too late.

  • Russian troops intensify hold on Ukraine

    3/3/14 9:13 PM

    Russian troops said to be 16,000 strong tightened their stranglehold on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula Monday, openly defying the U.S. and the European Union and rattling world capitals and stock markets.

  • Valentine's Day gifts on a budget

    2/11/14 4:43 PM Comment

    Between dinner, flowers, chocolates and gifts, Valentine's Day can be one of the most expensive holidays of the year! But, it doesn't have to be.

  • Washington D.C. restaurant week begins Monday

    1/13/14 7:45 AM

    Restaurants in and around Washington are offering special meal deals this week as part of D.C.'s restaurant week.

  • House passes bipartisan budget, deal now moves on to Senate

    12/12/13 11:18 PM

    The House has given sweeping bipartisan approval to a budget bill backed by both President Barack Obama, his Democratic allies and a big majority of the chamber's Republicans.

  • Congressional leaders agree on budget deal

    12/10/13 11:49 PM

    House and Senate negotiators have reached a budget deal agreement that would avoid another federal shutdown.

  • iBeacon tracks shoppers, sends deals to phones

    11/21/13 6:09 PM

    Many stores are tracking you while you shop through the GPS on your phone -- and they can tell where you’d like to go along with what's popular in the aisles.

  • Black Friday 2013: Store hours and deals

    11/21/13 8:50 AM

    Many retailers are getting ahead of the holiday season. Some major retailers are moving up typical Black Friday sales to this Friday -- one week early. Check out when the deals begin at your favorite shopping spot.


  • Starbucks Groupon offers $10 gift card for $5

    11/7/13 12:42 PM

    Groupon, the daily deals website, is currently offering a $10 Starbucks gift card for just $5. More than 100,000 people have already redeemed the offer, the site says.

  • Drugstore rewards program won't give customers similar savings

    10/25/13 5:58 PM

    How many rewards cards do you have? They might all look similar, but they won’t give you the same savings. We compared the three top drugstores in the D.C. area to see which one saves you more.

  • 2013 bargain calendar

    1/17/13 1:16 PM Comment

    We all know that businesses put specific items on sale throughout the year, but sometimes it can be difficult to keep track of their tricks. Chilli Amar from Mix 107.3 came on the show to break it all down for us.

  • Cyber Monday deals

    11/26/12 1:24 PM Comment

    Want to get great Cyber Monday deals? Laura Harders, the founder of Beltway Bargain Mom, chatted with Natasha about how you can get the best bang for your buck.

  • Black Friday deals in Old Town Alexandria

    11/15/12 2:34 PM Comment

    It's time to start gearing up for Black Friday. Amy Rutherford, owner of Red Barn Mercantile, talked to Melanie about deals happening in Old Town Alexandria the day after Thanksgiving.