A 50-pack of disposable masks is just $14.99 right now at OfficeDepot.com

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 9, 2020

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.With some states and many businesses requiring masks as they reopen, now is the time to make …

How to get a free gift from CVS everyday through July 18

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 7, 2020

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.For the next two weeks, all CVS ExtraCare Rewards members will get a free gift every day …

36-piece school supply kit is just $9.98

Tricia Goss  |  July 6, 2020

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.It might feel as though summer just started, but it’s not too soon to begin thinking about …

Lowe’s 4th of July sale is on now

Marie Rossiter  |  June 30, 2020

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.Have you been spending extra time sprucing up your living space while stuck at home? With so …

Get 2 burgers, fries and drinks plus a slice of cheesecake for just $20 at The Cheesecake Factory

Bridget Sharkey  |  June 27, 2020

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.While many restaurants have started to reopen their dining rooms, The Cheesecake Factory is about to give …

Get free coffee from Panera all summer long

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 26, 2020

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.One of the best parts of summer, for me, is frozen margaritas and iced coffee. While I …

Save up to 75% on home decor during Hobby Lobby’s semi-annual sale

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 25, 2020

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 to redecorate your house or just for a few new home decor items, you …

Target.com has tons of Hearth & Hand with Magnolia items on sale

Kate Streit  |  June 23, 2020

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.Need to spruce up your home this summer? You’re in luck because right now on Target.com, you …

Get a free book with Barnes & Noble’s summer reading program

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 21, 2020

While businesses are beginning to reopen in many areas of the country, there’s no doubt this summer will still be drastically different from summers of yore. You’ll probably be spending more time at home with your family this year, which guarantees one thing: Your kids are going to be bored. If you want to squash …

Kids can earn free pizza from Pizza Hut for doing summer reading

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 19, 2020

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.With summer break starting earlier than ever for many kids this year, it’s probably safe to say …

IZOD women’s sandals are on sale for just $12

Kate Streit  |  June 18, 2020

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.Summer is underway, and right now you can update your wardrobe for the season with these versatile …

Subway’s famous $5 footlongs are back

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 16, 2020

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’ve been making all your meals at home lately, Subway is bringing back a popular deal …

Teachers can get free school supplies from Paper Mate

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 16, 2020

While it’s too early to say just how schools will look this fall, teachers have to assume classes will resume in some capacity. That means it’s time for teachers to start doing their usual summer prep work, like making a list of school supplies they’ll need for the upcoming year. Now through Aug. 31 (or …

Kohl’s has a big sale on sandals right now

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 14, 2020

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 in need of new summer sandals, Kohl’s is offering amazing deals to help you stock …

Starbucks is bringing back buy-one-get-one happy hour

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 11, 2020

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.While most Starbucks locations kept their drive-thru open during the height of the coronavirus pandemic, they’re now …

Uber Eats is waiving order fees for Black-owned businesses for the rest of the year

Kate Streit  |  June 10, 2020

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.Amid widespread protests in response to the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was …

Target has storage bins on sale for as little as 90 cents

Marie Rossiter  |  June 10, 2020

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.One of the unexpected outcomes of staying in during the coronavirus pandemic has been getting my house …

KitchenAid stand mixers and attachments are on sale right now at Williams Sonoma

Bridget Sharkey  |  June 9, 2020

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’ve had your eye on a KitchenAid stand mixer but have balked at the price, now is …

Bath & Body Works semi-annual sale is here

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 9, 2020

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 life slowly returns to a new normal, restaurants and stores are beginning to reopen in some …

Walmart is partnering with thredUP to get into the fashion resale market

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 2, 2020

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 into resale shopping when it comes to your wardrobe, you’re about to get a brand …

Get a free kids’ workshop kit from Home Depot

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 2, 2020

Like many other companies with events scheduled, Home Depot has been forced to cancel their popular monthly kids’ workshops in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Luckily, just because the no-cost, in-person workshops won’t be happening for the foreseeable future doesn’t mean the fun has to end. Instead of holding the events in-person, Home Depot …

FedEx is offering $5,000 grants to small businesses

Kate Streit  |  May 28, 2020

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.Many small businesses have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. To help ease their burden, FedEx …

Krispy Kreme is giving away free doughnuts for 5 days

Marie Rossiter  |  May 27, 2020

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.Every year on June 5, doughnut fans around the country get to celebrate their favorite snack thanks …

Share a photo of the challenges you’re facing during the pandemic and you could win personalized prizes worth up to $10,000

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 26, 2020

Regardless of what your exact experience has been during the COVID-19 pandemic, it goes without saying that all of our lives have been disrupted. Perhaps you’ve been lucky and your only issues have been keeping your kids occupied or your hair getting a bit shaggy. For others, larger problems like affording groceries or needing a …

Entenmann’s is giving free doughnuts and cash to healthcare workers

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 23, 2020

While it may feel impossible to show enough appreciation for our healthcare workers right now, Entenmann’s is launching a sweepstakes that aims to celebrate these heroes on the front lines of the pandemic with money and, of course, free doughnuts. Now through June 18, you can nominate a healthcare worker for the Standing Doughnation Sweepstakes. …

$1 flip-flops are back for Old Navy cardholders

Kate Streit  |  May 22, 2020

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.Flip-flops from Old Navy are a summer wardrobe staple that will never go out of style. The …

McDonald’s is giving out free fries every Friday through June 28

Brittany Anas  |  May 22, 2020

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.Attention French fry fanatics: McDonald’s is giving away free fries every Friday from now until June 28. …

Pier 1 filed for bankruptcy and is closing all stores

Marie Rossiter  |  May 20, 2020

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.Pier 1 Imports will soon be closing all 541 of its store locations, according to a company …

All essential workers—not just those in healthcare—can now get free Crocs

Anna Weaver  |  May 18, 2020

If you’re an essential worker in any industry, you can now enter to win a free pair of Crocs. Since March 25, the shoe company has teamed up with other sponsoring companies to give away upwards of 10,000 free pairs of Crocs every weekday to healthcare workers through its “A Free Pair for Healthcare” program. …

How to get a free pink lemonade slushie at McDonald’s

Marie Rossiter  |  May 14, 2020

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.Now that we are firmly into the springtime and racing towards summer, Minute Maid slushies are making …

Graduates who go to Krispy Kreme in their caps and gowns can get a dozen free doughnuts

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 13, 2020

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.The novel coronavirus pandemic has affected everyone in different ways. For high school and college seniors, it …

How to get a bag full of free beauty products from Walgreens

Kate Streit  |  May 13, 2020

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.It’s free to join the Walgreens Beauty Enthusiast program, and right now members can score a free …

If you had to postpone your wedding because of coronavirus, you could win $5,000 from Hotels.com for your future honeymoon

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 12, 2020

Seniors missing out on graduation and prom have been in the spotlight during the coronavirus pandemic — but for some couples, another big life event has been affected: their wedding. Many engaged couples have chosen to hold virtual weddings instead, but others are either rescheduling and hoping for the best — or canceling the biggest …

Get an appetizer, entree and drink for just $10 at Chili’s

Kate Streit  |  May 11, 2020

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.Right now for a limited time at Chili’s, take advantage of their “3 for $10” deal. Start …

CVS is offering free Mother’s Day cards you can print at home

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 1, 2020

Just like Easter and other celebrations like birthdays and anniversaries taking place during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mother’s Day is bound to look a little different this year. That doesn’t mean, however, that mom still can’t be celebrated! To make sure you’re staying safe, but are still able to surprise the mothers in your life with …

Dunkin’ is giving free doughnuts and coffee to healthcare workers for National Nurses Day

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 30, 2020

As a way to say thank you for all the lifesaving hard work being done of the front line of the coronavirus pandemic, Dunkin’ is offering some freebies for all healthcare workers on National Nurses Day. Any healthcare worker who visits a participating Dunkin’ restaurant on May 6 will receive a free medium hot or …

Nominate a frontline worker to receive $1,000 of free baby gear

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 30, 2020

If there’s one thing the novel coronavirus pandemic has shown us, it’s that we are surrounded by everyday heroes in our own families and communities. While doctors, nurses, grocery store employees and truck drivers are just a few of the heroes working the front lines of this pandemic, everyone has had to change their lives …

Nominate your favorite local diner to receive a $2,000 grant from Heinz

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 30, 2020

There’s no denying the coronavirus pandemic has hit many businesses pretty hard, with retail stores, salons, gyms and local restaurants losing customers and money. If you’re missing heading out to your favorite local diner — the ones that know your name and order before you even sit down — or are worried about their financial …

If you visit Sicily this year, the government will help pay for your flight and hotel

Kate Emswiler  |  April 29, 2020

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.The idea of traveling internationally — especially to Italy — might seem unimaginable right now, but the …

This backyard trampoline sprinkler is just $26.99

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 24, 2020

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.While it’s still too early to tell just what the summertime will look like this year, it’s …

Snickers is giving free candy bars to essential workers

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 24, 2020

If you know someone who has been deemed an essential worker during the novel coronavirus pandemic, simply saying “thank you” might not seem like enough. Whether they’re a nurse, doctor, cashier, delivery driver, restaurant worker, police officer or fire fighter, those still working are what is keeping us all going during this health crisis. While …

McDonald’s is giving free meals to healthcare workers and first responders

Marie Rossiter  |  April 23, 2020

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.Our nation’s healthcare workers, police officers, firefighters and paramedics have dedicated countless hours to helping meet the …

Busch is giving a year of beer to couples whose weddings were canceled due to coronavirus

Marie Rossiter  |  April 21, 2020

Wedding planning is usually one of the happiest times in a couple’s lives. But, many couples who had weddings planned for the spring and early summer of 2020 have encountered an unimaginable roadblock. The coronavirus pandemic has forced many couples to rethink their big day in big ways. While some have decided to scale down …

Burger King will give you a free Whopper for solving a math equation

Marie Rossiter  |  April 15, 2020

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.Have you ever taken a math quiz and earned a free lunch if you passed it? Burger …

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Sam’s Club is launching ‘Hero Hours’ for frontline workers—no membership required

Kate Streit  |  April 15, 2020

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.Beginning April 19, Sam’s Club will begin offering “Hero Hours,” in which healthcare workers and first responders …

Healthcare workers can get a free pillow from Mattress Firm

Tricia Goss  |  April 13, 2020

If anyone deserves a restful sleep, it is the doctors, nurses and other healthcare personnel working hard to care for those suffering the effects of COVID-19. To celebrate World Health Workers Week, Mattress Firm is donating 10,000 pillows to healthcare professionals who are fighting on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. Practicing healthcare professionals …

Nikon is offering free online photography classes

Brittany Anas  |  April 10, 2020

With social distancing in full effect, many people are staying busy (and sane) by trying out new at-home hobbies. Everything from doing virtual puzzles with friends to channeling your inner barista and perfecting trendy whipped coffee recipes have become popular ways to pass the hours. But if you’re an aspiring shutterbug, now may be the …

Car insurance companies are giving money back to customers because people aren’t driving right now

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 9, 2020

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 the coronavirus pandemic continues to keep us all at home, you’ve likely found you’re using much …

Hilton is offering free hotel rooms to healthcare workers

Marie Rossiter  |  April 8, 2020

Healthcare workers are facing challenges in just about every aspect of their lives right now. They put in countless hours of work at their hospitals or clinics taking care of sick patients. Many of them face shortages of necessary supplies such as masks, scrubs and gloves. Some hospitals even have a shortage of actual personnel …

Make your own healthcare hero teddy bear with this free crochet pattern

Kate Streit  |  April 7, 2020

As we grapple with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, healthcare workers are fighting on the frontlines. Doctors, nurses and others in the medical field are working harder than ever before and putting their own lives at risk to care for the sickest patients. If you’re looking for a way to express your gratitude to these everyday …