You can download these Nintendo Switch games for free

Marie Rossiter  |  January 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.Did you or your kids get a new Nintendo Switch over the holidays? The handheld device allows …

You could win a vacation inspired by the movie ‘The Holiday’

Kaitlin Gates  |  January 21, 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 may not be a traditional Christmas movie when compared to “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” or and …

Your kids will love this free Dr. Seuss event at Target

Kaitlin Gates  |  January 16, 2020

The year 2020 is a leap year, which means we all get an extra day at the end of February to squeeze in more fun. Of course, if you have young kids, it also means another day you’ll need to entertain them! If you are looking for an idea of how to spend that bonus …

You can get a $30 Target gift card for every $100 you spend on baby items

Marie Rossiter  |  January 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 there’s a new baby in your future — whether your own or a loved one’s — you’ll …

Here’s how you can get a free Popeyes chicken sandwich

Kaitlin Gates  |  January 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.Even if you’ve never had it, odds are you know all about Popeyes’ now-famous chicken sandwich. What …

Enter this contest to win $2,500 for your child’s school and another $2,500 for yourself

Kaitlin Gates  |  January 8, 2020

If you have children in the school system, you know educating children is not cheap. Parents are often required to buy school supplies, and sometimes even teachers have to foot the bills for their own classrooms. To help ease the financial burden that school costs can have on parents and teachers, Entenmann’s, Little Bites snacks …

Japan Airlines is giving away 100,000 free flights in 2020

Marie Rossiter  |  January 1, 2020

Travel officials in Japan are gearing up for a big year in 2020. The Summer Olympics will be held in Tokyo from July 24 through Aug. 9. Then, the Paralympics are from Aug. 25 through Sept. 6. An estimated 650,000 international tourists plan to travel to the Land of the Rising Sun during the Summer …

Here’s how you can win a gorgeous new home from HGTV

Kate Streit  |  December 31, 2019

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.How would you like to start the new year off with a new home? You can now …

You could get paid $5,000 to live in a castle for a week and drink coffee

Kaitlin Gates  |  December 11, 2019

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 ever wanted to live like royalty — and let’s be honest, who hasn’t? — Gevalia …

You can nominate a young person who’s working to make their community a better place to win $10,000 from U.S. Cellular

Kaitlin Gates  |  December 11, 2019

Do you know an inspiring young person who could use some extra cash for a cause they believe in? U.S. Cellular is looking for young people ages 6-17 for their “The Future of Good” campaign, offering them a chance to win $10,000. The program, which was created to champion and invest in young people who …

Drugstore Chain Walgreens To Buy Duane Reade

Walgreens has buy 2, get 2 free toys

Kaitlin Gates  |  December 9, 2019

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 aren’t done with your holiday shopping for the kids in your life — or if …

Home Depot Earnings Up 14 Percent In First Quarter

Your kids will love this free Christmas countdown calendar workshop at Home Depot

Kaitlin Gates  |  December 5, 2019

While the holiday season means time spent with family and friends, good food and, of course, festive desserts, it can also be the perfect time for your kids to put their crafting skills to good use. If you have little ones who love to make holiday crafts, you may want to check out Home Depot’s …

Your kids can get a free personalized postcard from Santa

Marie Rossiter  |  December 4, 2019

Writing a letter to Santa Claus was one of my favorite holiday traditions when I was a kid. There was something magical about sitting down at the dining room table with the Sears catalog next to me (remember those?), a clean sheet of paper and a pencil ready to make my list and send it …

Church And State Separation Examined

You could win $25,000 from Cinnabon and Freeform this holiday season—no purchase necessary

Kaitlin Gates  |  December 4, 2019

It goes without saying that we could all use a little extra cash this time of year. Whether you need it for shopping, traveling to visit family or just have end-of-the-year bills to pay, chances are you’re hoping to find some cash in your stocking this holiday season. If you don’t want to just wait …

Starbucks Avoids UK Tax Bill

Here’s how you can win free Starbucks for life

Marie Rossiter  |  December 3, 2019

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.Imagine waking up every day and knowing you can pull up to your local Starbucks drive-thru for …

Starbucks Avoids UK Tax Bill

Starbucks has buy 1 get 1 free drink specials every Thursday in December

Kaitlin Gates  |  December 3, 2019

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.Nothing beats a festive coffee or latte to warm you up during the holiday season. Whether you …

You can get 2 free slices of cheesecake when you buy a Cheesecake Factory gift card

Bridget Sharkey  |  November 27, 2019

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 only thing better than cheesecake is free cheesecake. And, beginning on Black Friday, you can get …

Here’s how you can win a 1-year supply of Ghirardelli Chocolate

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 19, 2019

One of the best parts about the holiday season is all the delicious treats that go along with it. From the main course to festive cocktails and dessert, there’s pretty much no way you can go wrong when it comes to holiday foods. One treat pretty much everyone can agree on? Chocolate. Whether it’s peppermint-flavored, …

Subway Settles Not-Really Foot Long Sandwich Litigation

Subway is giving away a trip to any continental U.S. city you want to visit

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 19, 2019

If you could go anywhere in the U.S., where would it be? Perhaps you’ve always wanted to visit Yellowstone National Park or maybe a trip The Big Apple is on your list. Wherever it is, if it’s in one of the 48 continental U.S. states or Alaska, you may be able to go there for …

Get paid $1,000 to watch 24 Hallmark Christmas movies in 12 days

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 15, 2019

If you love Hallmark Christmas movies — and I mean really love Hallmark Christmas movies — you have a chance to win $1,000 and a prize package this year just by kicking back and watching the channel’s holiday romcoms. CenturyLink is looking for someone willing to watch 24 of Hallmark’s cheesiest Christmas movies in 12 …

Meet Santa at Bass Pro Shops or Cabela’s and get a free picture, toy and craft

Kathleen St. John  |  November 15, 2019

Here’s a great family-fun idea for wintry days ahead: Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s locations nationwide are offering free photos with Santa at their annual holiday event. Hip2Save had the first tip about this seasonal treat, but it’s just one part of the fun! The stores’ “Santa’s Wonderland” areas bring a full-on Christmas experience, with …

Fast Food Workers Nationwide To Demand Higher Wages

Taco Bell is giving away $6 million in college scholarships

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 14, 2019

If you or someone you know is heading off to college soon, chances are you’ve noticed how expensive it can be. From tuition itself to books and the cost of living in a dorm, it’s easily one of the most financially hard times in a person’s life. In an effort to help cut those costs …

Megabus is giving away 200,000 free tickets on Cyber Monday

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 14, 2019

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 travel is on your wish list this holiday season, Megabus has is having a Cyber Monday …

Chris Madden Emerges As A Competitor To Martha Stewart

JCPenney is giving away $500 coupons to some lucky customers on Thanksgiving Day

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 13, 2019

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 no secret that you can get some pretty great deals on Black Friday every year, …

You can win adorable croissant-themed baby items from Cheddar’s

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 12, 2019

Carb lovers (and new parents) unite! If you have a fondness for all things carb-related and just so happen to be new to the whole parenting thing, Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen is offering some free goodies made just for you. The restaurant chain recently offered a free welcome home baby bundle with the purchase of a …

Share a photo of a holiday recipe made with Nabisco products and you could win $10,000

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 12, 2019

The holidays are quickly approaching and that means it’s time to stock up on everything you need to make your favorite seasonal treats. From desserts to appetizers, holiday foods are just as important as the presents under the tree — and, honestly, can bring just as much happiness. This year, however, your favorite holiday recipes …

You could win a free 2-night stay at any Tru by Hilton hotel

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 12, 2019

While a week-long vacation spent sitting on a beach and drinking margaritas sounds amazing, you might be surprised at how much fun you can have just by escaping for a quick weekend getaway. Whether it’s right by where you live or a road trip is involved, simply getting away from daily life can give you …

You can get free sausage-scented wrapping paper from Jimmy Dean

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 12, 2019

Where does sausage fall on your list of favorite foods? If you love it enough to say, decorate your tree with sausage ornaments or wrap your holiday presents in sausage wrapping paper, Jimmy Dean has some pretty interesting gifts you can win this holiday season. The sausage company is once again giving fans a sausage-themed …

You could win free holiday-themed Lipton tea this month

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 8, 2019

Let’s face it — the holidays can be the most magical time of the year, but they can also be the most stressful and exhausting. From crowded shopping malls to snowy weather to bad roads and, of course, parties and visiting family, it’s inevitable that the holidays bring some unwanted stress. In an effort to …

You could win free Megabus travel for a year if you find a golden ticket on your bus

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 7, 2019

Just about everyone knows the story of “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” But just in case you don’t, here’s the gist: Golden tickets were hidden in chocolate bars and those who found a coveted ticket won the chance to tour Willy Wonka’s factory. We won’t lie. A tour of a magical chocolate factory sounds …

Starbucks Avoids UK Tax Bill

Starbucks is giving away free reusable cups for one day only—and the cup gets you discounted coffee for the rest of 2019

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 6, 2019

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.There’s no time better time for a cup of your favorite flavored coffee than the holiday season. …

Disney and Nature’s Own are giving away a trip to Norway to celebrate the premiere of ‘Frozen 2’

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 5, 2019

One of the great things about movies is that they take us to places we’d love to visit but may not be able to. Whether your list of dream vacations includes actual movie settings like “The Christmas Story” house or you just want to visit cities where “Harry Potter” was filmed, heading to the location of …

You can nominate a co-worker to win $200 and a year’s supply of coffee

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 4, 2019

Unless you absolutely love your job, heading out to work in the morning can be a bummer. Which is why it’s so important to have co-workers you actually look forward to seeing. And if any of those co-workers happen to radiate positivity, making your day better as a result — even better! To honor those …

Great Clips is offering free haircuts for Veterans Day

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 2, 2019

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 a veteran or know someone who is, Great Clips is offering a great deal on …

Hardee’s is asking fans to create the restaurant’s next biscuit sandwich recipe

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 1, 2019

If you like cooking and coming up with your own recipes, fast-food chain Hardee’s is holding a contest just for you! The restaurant is looking for the next “mouth-watering,” made-from-scratch biscuit recipe and is giving whoever comes up with one a chance to win free food (something we all love). The Hardees Southwest Biscuit Recipe …

Teachers, you can get a free classroom kit from Colgate to teach your students about dental health

Kate Streit  |  October 30, 2019

Dental health starts with caring for your teeth at a young age. To help get kids started on the path of lifelong healthy habits to care for their teeth, Colgate is offering free Bright Smiles, Bright Futures classroom kits for kindergarten and first-grade teachers. The kits include Colgate toothpaste and toothbrush samples for 25 students, …

80 Boston College Students Fall Ill After Eating At Chipotle Restaurant

Chipotle will now pay 100% of college tuition costs for employees

Brittany Anas  |  October 28, 2019

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 student loan debt climbs to record-high levels, Chipotle is the latest company to announce a generous …

Best Buy Posts First Quarterly Profit In A Year

Best Buy is now offering free next-day delivery

Tricia Goss  |  October 25, 2019

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.Amazon has become a go-to online marketplace by offering free, next-day delivery (and even same-day delivery in …

Target is offering free 2-day shipping on all orders during the holidays

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 25, 2019

The day after Thanksgiving may be the traditional first day of holiday shopping, but if you’re anything like me, your holiday shopping plans begin right after Halloween. While I do hold off until Black Friday to put up my Christmas tree, once the witches and ghosts of Halloween are put away, I start making lists …

You can get a free Doritos Locos Taco from Taco Bell

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 24, 2019

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 only thing better than tacos is free tacos, am I right? (Of course I am). Lucky …

Spotify is giving away free Google Home Mini speakers

Clint Davis  |  October 24, 2019

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 were hoping for a new smart home assistant — or just a nice Bluetooth speaker …

Verizon is giving away a free year of Disney’s new streaming service to customers

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  October 24, 2019

If you’re an existing Verizon Wireless customer or need a reason to switch internet providers, Verizon is offering a pretty sweet perk. All existing Verizon Wireless Unlimited customers, as well as new Fios Home Internet and new 5G Home Internet customers, can receive a free year of Disney’s new streaming service, Disney Plus. The service …

You can win $10,000 for making a Halloween costume that shows your greatest fear

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 23, 2019

When you think of Halloween fears, odds are ghosts, zombies and other ghoulish creatures come to mind. But what about real-life fears? You know, things like having a job you hate or moving back in with your parents. (The horror!) When you’re an adult, there are plenty of things scarier than people in masks with …

Graduates Celebrate On The Southbank

Your teenager could win $100,000 for college tuition by entering this contest

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 22, 2019

Heading off to college can mean a lot of stress and pressure — for students and parents alike. Whether because of the pressure to get good grades, safety concerns or rising tuition costs, college can be one of the most stressful times in a person’s life. To help out with two of those worries, Michelin …

Kids can build a wooden American eagle at this free Home Depot workshop

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 17, 2019

If you’re looking for something entertaining for your kids to do after all the Halloween excitement has ended, look no further than Home Depot. The home improvement retailer is offering a free kids workshop that will teach them how to build a wooden American eagle from 9 a.m.-noon on Nov. 2. Kids will learn to …

Your kids will love these free Halloween craft events at Michaels

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 14, 2019

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.Halloween is almost here! If you’re looking for somewhere to take your kids for some spooky crafting …

How you can get a free Bath & Body Works item worth up to $14

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 10, 2019

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.I love a good discount, but the best sales are the ones where you get something for …

Teachers and students could win $3,000 in this STEM experiment contest

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 1, 2019

Calling all budding scientists and science teachers! If you’re a teacher or the parent of a student who loves science, there’s a contest you can enter this October that could win you $3,000. Celebrity scientist Steve Spangler and Arm & Hammer Baking Soda are again partnering up for the Spooky STEM Fest, a DIY contest …

Walmart To Raise Its Minimum Raise To 11 Dollars An Hour

Barbies are buy one, get one free on Walmart.com

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 30, 2019

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 may be a bit early to ask for holiday wish lists from your children, but it’s …

McDonald's Same Store Sales Up 7.1 Percent In January

Use this promo code to have a Big Mac delivered to your door for a penny—and get a chance to win $1 million

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 30, 2019

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.Is there anything better in this hectic lifestyle we all live than quickly pulling up to a …