Giving girl nasal swab for COVID rapid test.

How to order free at-home COVID tests ahead of the holidays

Newsy  |  December 19, 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.Experts are warning that there will be a surge of COVID-19 cases after the holidays. If you’re …

Feeding happy dog with treats.

This pet store is giving free dog treats to delivery drivers ahead of the holidays

Kaitlin Gates  |  December 13, 2022

If you’ve ever considered giving your delivery driver dog treats to hand out to all the pups they meet during their workday, here’s your chance! You can now do so for free, thanks to a company that is looking to spread some holiday cheer to everyone’s four-legged friends. Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming is giving …

McDonald's arches

You can win a Gold Card to get free McDonald’s for life

Newsy  |  November 30, 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.Inflation has impacted the price of everything, even Big Macs. The cost of eating out has increased …

Bissell is giving away 300 Little Green Pet Pros to new pet parents

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 28, 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.Adopting a pet from a shelter or rescue not only adds joy and happiness to your life, …

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Buy 3, get 3 free at Bath & Body Works’ Black Friday sale

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 22, 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.Black Friday has already begun at Bath & Body Works. Now, for a limited time, the entire …

A diner breakfast of French toast, bacon and eggs over easy is shown.

Buy this $6 Denny’s T-shirt and you could get free breakfast for a year

Marie Rossiter  |  November 21, 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.Some lucky Denny’s fans have the opportunity to get in on a massive deal on Black Friday. …

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You can get a free 8-by-10 photo print at Walgreens right now

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 14, 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.Have some photos you’ve been meaning to print? Walgreens is giving you the perfect excuse to go …

Home Depot's free kids workshops lets parents and children work together on projects.

Home Depot is offering 3 free kids workshops with holiday-themed projects

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 12, 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 some hands-on ways to keep your kids busy this holiday season, you might …

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You could win $5,000 for staying home and not running a 5K turkey trot this Thanksgiving

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 10, 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’ve ever felt guilty for sitting on the couch while your friends on social media post …

Venmo and Amazon on screens

You can get a $10 Amazon credit when you add Venmo to your account

Marie Rossiter  |  November 9, 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.Have you started your holiday shopping? If you’re ready to jump on all the amazing holiday deals …

How to get free McDonald’s fries on Fridays

Tricia Goss  |  November 3, 2022

They say that the best things in life are free. So if you consider hot, crispy, salty McDonald’s French fries one of those “best things,” then the saying is correct. McDonald’s has decided to bring back its Free Fries Friday promotion, and you can get in on it for the remainder of this year. To …

A Michaels craft store is shown in Plattsburgh, New York.

Michaels will offer 12 days of free holiday craft workshops for kids this winter

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 29, 2022

If you love doing crafts with your kids during the holiday season, you’ll want to mark your calendars, because Michaels is offering 12 free online events for creating family-friendly projects. These Winter Workshop Holiday Classes are meant for those with kids who are at least 6 years old. The workshops are scheduled to run from …

Family takes photo for Christmas

Get a free set of 6 premium photo cards from Walgreens for a limited time

Marie Rossiter  |  October 25, 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.Our smartphones are filled with thousands of photos of holidays, vacations, pets and cherished memories. It’s nice …

Scary Face pancake at IHOP

Kids can get a free Scary Face Pancake at IHOP through Halloween

Tricia Goss  |  October 25, 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.One of the best things about this time of year is the treats, especially for the younger …

You can get a burrito for $6 if you wear your Halloween costume to Chipotle

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 21, 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 plan on dressing up this Halloween, you may want to add a trip to Chipotle …

A Michaels craft store is shown in Plattsburgh, New York.

This free Halloween costume demo at Michaels will help you with last-minute costumes

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 3, 2022

If you have a habit of waiting until a few days before Halloween to make your family’s costumes, Michaels is holding a free event the weekend before the big day that will give you some last-minute ideas. The Last Minute Costume Ideas Demonstration will be at all Michael’s stores in the U.S. and Canada on …

Kobalt headlamp

Lowe’s is giving away free headlamps at every store in October

Tricia Goss  |  September 30, 2022

Lowe’s is giving away free Kobalt headlamps — and the reason for this act of goodwill comes in the name of safety. October is National Fire Safety Month, and Fire Prevention Week happens from Oct. 9-15 this year. The National Fire Protection Association has established a theme of “Fire Won’t Wait. Plan Your Escape,” so …

Kids reading books

Kids can read to earn free pizza with Pizza Hut’s Book It program

Marie Rossiter  |  September 21, 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.Do you remember Pizza Hut’s Book It! program? Every year, students would read more books than they …

Photo magnets on refrigerator

You can get a free 5-by-7 photo magnet at Walgreens right now

Tricia Goss  |  September 20, 2022

It’s a great time to start collecting stocking stuffers, and when you can get them for free, it’s even better. At Walgreens.com, you can order a custom 5-by-7 photo magnet at no charge and choose free in-store pickup to get a creative gift at zero cost. These magnets are perfect for school lockers, refrigerators or …

Southwest Airlines flight taking off

Southwest’s companion pass deal gets you a free ticket for a friend

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 8, 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.Southwest Airlines is offering a limited time deal that will allow you to bring a friend for …

Two hot dogs with ketchup and mustard.

You can get $500 and 2 free tickets to an NFL game to review stadium food

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 7, 2022

Sports fans obviously love football season for the actual games, but game-day food is an important part of the overall experience. If you just happen to love this time of year both for the football and the treats, Pickswise is looking for someone willing to become an NFL Stadium Food Tester. This person will travel …

Bath and Body Works storefront

Bath & Body Works now has a rewards program for frequent buyers

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 24, 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.After a test run with some lucky fans earlier this year, Bath & Body Works’ new rewards …

How to get free fries for National French Fry Day

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 13, 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.Calling all French fry fans! Wednesday, July 13, is National French Fry Day, and multiple restaurants are …

Grubhub bag on bench

Amazon offering a year of free Grubhub Plus delivery for Prime members with new partnership

Tricia Goss  |  July 6, 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 if Amazon Prime Day and the many other benefits you can get as a subscriber to …

Senior woman takes notes

Free college courses for senior citizens are available in nearly every state

Tricia Goss  |  May 31, 2022

There are numerous advantages to seeking higher education at any age. Even when you are in your 50s, 60s and beyond, you can benefit from taking college courses. Taking a class can freshen your skills, provide opportunities for socialization, enhance confidence, help prevent cognitive decline and more. And when you can take free college courses, …

Krispy Kreme's free dozen for graduates 2022

Graduates get a dozen free Krispy Kreme doughnuts on May 25

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 24, 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.Krispy Kreme is celebrating 2022 graduates the best way they know how — by handing out free …

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 …

Sam's Club exterior sign

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 …

Mom and daughter look at photo album

Get a free 8-by-10-inch photo print from Walgreen’s for Mother’s Day

Tricia Goss  |  May 4, 2022

What can you get the mom or grandma who has everything for Mother’s Day? You want something she’ll love that won’t add clutter to her home and is easy on your budget. How about a new family photo? You can get any 8-by-10-inch photo print free from Walgreens right now. All you have to do …

Planet Fitness gym

Planet Fitness offering high school students free gym membership this summer

WXYZ News  |  May 3, 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.Planet Fitness is offering high schoolers between the ages of 14 to 19 to work out for …

Home Depot has free kids’ workshop kits every month

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 28, 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.Looking for an engaging, hands-on activity to do with your kids? Home Depot is offering free Kids …

Subway sign on storefront

BOGO free Subway footlong sub deal is happening now

Tricia Goss  |  April 21, 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.Are you feeling hungry? You can grab a bite for two or have lunch and dinner from …

Preschooler enjoys ride at Dollywood

Dollywood Theme Park is offering free 2022 season passes for preschoolers

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 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 still planning your summer vacation and aren’t sure where to go just yet, it’s worth …

Bath & Body Works candles are buy 2, get 2 free, plus 20% off total purchase

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 15, 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 last-minute Easter gift, are starting your Mother’s Day shopping or are simply …

Parents and kids eating dinner together

12 Restaurants where kids eat free

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 10, 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 have little ones, the costs of going out for dinner can add up pretty quickly, …

Planting spring flowers

Lowe’s SpringFest sales, workshops and freebies have begun

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 7, 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 to shake off those winter blues and celebrate spring, Lowe’s SpringFest is returning for …

Send free care packages to active-duty U.S. troops through Crown Royal whisky

Tricia Goss  |  April 4, 2022

For troops serving far away from loved ones, getting a package of goodies can be a wonderful reminder that someone back home is thinking of them. And for several years now, Crown Royal whisky has partnered with a nonprofit to make it easier than ever to send a box of treats to troops. Packages From …

Close up of Dairy Queen sign

Grab a free frozen treat from Dairy Queen on Free Cone Day

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 17, 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.Dairy Queen is welcoming the start of spring in the best possible way: by handing out free …

Children bowling

Your kids can bowl free all summer long

Tricia Goss  |  March 15, 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.Keeping kids active and entertained over summer break can be challenging and expensive. But if you live …

Krispy Kreme St. Patricks Day Dozen Doughnuts

How to get a free Krispy Kreme doughnut for St. Patrick’s Day

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 11, 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.Krispy Kreme is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day by not only bringing back its green O’riginal Glazed Doughnut, …

free fishing weekend

Free Fishing Weekend 2022: When you can fish for free in every state

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 10, 2022

If you’ve ever considered taking up fishing as a pastime but would rather try it out before getting a license, you won’t want to miss this year’s free fishing weekends. Free fishing weekend happens every year around the country on different dates, depending on the state in which you live. On free fishing weekend, you …

Paramount Plus logo on phone and laptop

Paramount Plus has a new subscription offer: $1 per month for first 3 months

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 3, 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.Paramount Plus is celebrating its one-year anniversary with a deal for anyone who hasn’t checked out the …

Boy sleeping peacefully

Get a free full-size sample of Vicks PureZzzs Kidz Melatonin Gummies

Tricia Goss  |  February 22, 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 are a parent who happens to be a member of P&G Good Everyday, you might …

Get a free subscription to Netflix’s new kids’ magazine

Tricia Goss  |  February 7, 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.Receiving something in the mail is fun for any age and will make any preschooler’s day. However, …

TGI Friday's restaurant sign

Delivery drivers can get free food at TGI Friday’s on Feb. 10

Kaitlin Gates  |  February 6, 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.There’s no denying we owe a lot to delivery drivers. From dropping off essentials during the pandemic …

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How to export your Spotify library and cancel your service for free

Tricia Goss  |  February 3, 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.Folk rock legend Neil Young, known for classic songs such as “Old Man” and “Heart of Gold,” …

Krispy Kreme is offering a dozen free doughnuts to everyone who donates blood

Kaitlin Gates  |  January 25, 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.Blood donations have been down across the country since the start of the pandemic, and now the …

Kids put together Lowe's free kids crafts

Get a free Lowe’s kids’ kit for Valentine’s Day

Kaitlin Gates  |  January 24, 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.Valentine’s Day is only a few weeks away, so now is a great time to start thinking …

Friends watching football game on tv

Win an antenna to watch The Big Game for free

Clint Davis  |  January 14, 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.In case you hadn’t heard, the Super Bowl is almost upon us and, as always, you can …

Arches National Park, Utah at sunset with La Salle mountains

Veterans, Gold Star Families now have free lifetime access to U.S. national parks

Tricia Goss  |  January 10, 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 or someone in your family has served our country in the military, it’s time to …