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Try these 4 clever ways to get rid of ants in your home

Ah, spring! The relatively bug-free winter is (finally!) gone and…

Kathleen St. John  |  May 23, 2022
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Woman loses $1,500 to fake Apple customer service

Need help with your phone or laptop? Watch out for…

John Matarese  |  May 23, 2022
$29 dress on Amazon comes in 26 colors, patterns

This $29 summer dress is so easy to wear and comes in 26 colors and patterns

With the official start of summer just around the corner, you might be looking to add some new items to your seasonal…

Marie Rossiter  |  May 23, 2022

9 hiking essentials for the perfect day on the trail

Hiking can be an excellent way to get exercise and spending time in nature can…

Tricia Goss  |  May 23, 2022
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Lowe's Memorial Day sale has $2 mulch and garden soil for $2.29

If you're looking to get a head-start on summertime gardening…

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 20, 2022
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Is your phone listening and targeting you with ads?

Did you ever get the feeling your phone or other…

John Matarese  |  May 20, 2022

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Smart-watch-fitness tracker on woman's wrist

You can get a free or discounted fitness tracker from many insurance companies

Tricia Goss  |  May 20, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.A fitness tracker, such as a Fitbit or an Apple Watch, makes it easy to monitor many …

Windshield wiper blades on vehicle

Here’s how often you should be changing your windshield wipers

Emily O'Brien  |  May 19, 2022

Did you know your car’s wiper blades should be replaced regularly, regardless of how frequently they’re used? This is because over time blades wear down, which makes them less effective. Not being able to see clearly — during rain, sleet or snowstorms — drastically affects your safety. Being proactive and replacing them before you’re stuck …

Lawsuit accuses Wendy’s and McDonald’s of misleading burger size in ads

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 19, 2022

Ever been disappointed by the way your fast-food order looks compared to the product image used in advertisements? A new class-action lawsuit is taking that disappointment to federal court. The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, alleges that McDonald’s and Wendy’s are falsely advertising the size of their beef …

How to choose the best landscape lighting for your yard

Emily O'Brien  |  May 18, 2022

Whether you’re choosing to light up your yard at night for aesthetic purposes or practical reasons, such as increasing security and safety, the right lighting design will provide curb appeal all night long. With the flick of a switch or through the use of solar panels, you can highlight your home’s architectural features, plants and …

Sam’s Club has a kids’ electric bumper car for $90

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 18, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If you’re looking for a fun new activity for your kids this summer, Sam’s Club is selling …

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Sam’s Club is holding a huge sampling event so you can taste lots of new products at once

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 18, 2022

While the main advantage of warehouse clubs is that buying in bulk can save you a lot of money, there’s no denying that trying out free samples while you’re shopping is a bonus feature of any warehouse club visit. Sam’s Club usually has a few samples on offer, but the company is kicking things up …

Third round of free at-home COVID-19 tests now available

Scripps National Desk  |  May 17, 2022

Americans can now order more free at-home COVID-19 tests from the U.S. Postal Service. The federal government started taking orders for a third round of COVID-19 test kits on May 16. Each order now contains eight rapid antigen tests, the USPS website says. The previous two rounds, offered in January and March, sent out four tests …

The FIRE movement aims for early retirement through deep frugality

Tricia Goss  |  May 17, 2022

The FIRE movement refers to the acronym for Financial Independence Retire Early. While it has been trending recently, the idea has been around for several decades. In 1992, Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez published “Your Money or Your Life.” Dominguez retired from his Wall Street career at 31, and the duo created the New Roots …

Feet in spa bowl for pedicure

Heated foot spa lets you give yourself pedicures at home

Emily O'Brien  |  May 16, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.As wonderful as regular professional pedicures may be, they can break your budget. However, skipping a trip …

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