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More than 1 million library books are now available online for free with no waitlist

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 31, 2020

Editor’s Note: While the National Emergency Library’s no-waitlist policy ended on June 16, 2020, we felt it was important to note that many in the book publishing world decried the Internet Archive’s choice to distribute published materials without restriction this…

Hallmark is giving away 2 million greeting cards to promote connection during pandemic

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 31, 2020

As we all continue staying inside and socially isolating from others during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s important to maintain a connection to loved ones and friends — even if that isn’t in person. Along with phone calls and chatting over…

Healthcare workers can get a free pair of Crocs

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 26, 2020

If you’re in the healthcare industry or a first responder, there’s no doubt you’re feeling the strain of the coronavirus pandemic, and likely more than anyone else. In an effort to help out, Crocs will be offering free pairs of…

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Audible is giving free access to kids’ audiobooks while schools are closed

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 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.As schools…

Time For Kids launches a free digital library to help families while schools are closed

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 26, 2020

As students across the nation continue to stay home from school due to COVID-19, multiple education companies are stepping in to offer free resources to keep kids learning. From educational videos to full classes, there is a plethora of free…

Babbel is offering free foreign language classes to all K-12 and college students

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 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.Along with…

Applebee’s is launching free delivery nationwide

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 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.As restaurants…

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Amazon is making kids’ content free for everyone

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 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 kids…

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Amazon is offering a free month of educational books and shows for kids

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 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.If your…

Reddi-wip is looking for an amateur barista to work just one day for $15,000

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 11, 2020

If you’re not a barista but you love to watch these coffee magicians whip up lattes and cappuccinos like works of art at your local coffee shop, Reddi-wip is looking for you. Now through March 22, Reddi-wip is on the…

Download free coloring pages from more than 100 museums

Tricia Goss  |  March 3, 2020

For a while there, adult coloring books were having a moment. Which makes sense. Coloring can be beneficial for adults, helping to relieve stress, improve focus and more. And of course, coloring is also an excellent activity for young children.…

Your kids will love these free spring craft events at Michaels

Kaitlin Gates  |  February 24, 2020

If your kids are as tired of winter as we are, Michaels is holding several free craft events in March that will surely give them spring fever. First up on March 8, Michaels will guide kids in making their own…

This bestselling $20 sweater has more than 1,700 reviews on Amazon—and comes in tons of colors

Kate Streit  |  February 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.Sometimes you…

Jewelry you can get on Amazon that looks much more expensive than it actually is

Tricia Goss  |  February 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.Whether you…

How you and a coworker can each win a free trip to Belize

Kaitlin Gates  |  February 4, 2020

Could you use a vacation? Do you know someone else who could, too? If so (and I’m assuming the answer to both questions is yes…), you’ll want to note that the Belize Tourism Board is giving away free trips in…

Restaurant Chains Applebee's And IHOP To Close Over 100 Stores

Applebee’s February $1 Drink of the Month Is Vodka Strawberry Lemonade

Kaitlin Gates  |  February 3, 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…

145th Kentucky Derby

Here’s how you can become the first official Kentucky Derby menu taste tester

Kaitlin Gates  |  January 29, 2020

If you consider yourself a “foodie” and spend a lot of your time thinking about food or perhaps cooking it up yourself, Churchill Downs Racetrack has a contest you’ll want to consider entering. The racetrack is looking for someone to…

New Sodium Warning Rule On Chain Restaurant Menus Takes Effect In NYC

Here’s how you can get free wings delivered by Applebee’s on Super Bowl Sunday

Kaitlin Gates  |  January 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 I’m…

Walt Disney World Resort Celebrates 45th Anniversary to Colorful Fanfare

Disney World is offering 4-day, 4-park tickets for $89 per day

Marie Rossiter  |  January 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.If you’re…

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…

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…

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…

People swear by this $15 fabric shaver from Amazon

Marie Rossiter  |  January 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.Do you…

Chili’s has $5 Patron margaritas all month long

Kaitlin Gates  |  January 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.If drinking…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Restaurant Chains Applebee's And IHOP To Close Over 100 Stores

Applebee’s December drink of the month is the Merry Dollarita

Kaitlin Gates  |  December 4, 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 holidays…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Applebee’s $1 drink of the month is Vodka Cranberry Lemonade

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 5, 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 summer…

Sam's Clubs To Cut 10 Percent Of Workforce

You can buy diapers for as little as 6 cents each at Sam’s Club right now

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 5, 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…

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…

These $25 slimming jeans have over 3K reviews on Amazon

Kate Streit  |  October 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.A good…

New Sodium Warning Rule On Chain Restaurant Menus Takes Effect In NYC

Applebee’s has 25-cent wings for a limited time

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 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.If you’re…

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…

This company is giving away free flights to the Caribbean for nurses

Kate Streit  |  October 29, 2019

Calling all nurses looking for a tropical getaway! This copmany is giving away free economy flights to 50 nurses — plus a guest each — to the beach destination of their choice.

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…

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…

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!)…

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…

This flattering $30 dress has more than 2,400 reviews on Amazon

Kate Streit  |  October 7, 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 little…

Target Corp. Reported A 4 percent increase in second-quarter profits

Target has a buy 2, get 1 free book and movie sale happening online now

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 7, 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.Along with…

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 &…

New Sodium Warning Rule On Chain Restaurant Menus Takes Effect In NYC

Applebee’s $1 Drink of the Month is a Vampire cocktail

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 1, 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’s finally…

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…

Keurig is giving away a coffeemaker on National Coffee Day—but the winner has to be named Joe

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 25, 2019

Do you enjoy a good cup of joe first thing in the morning? Is your name, in fact, Joe (or any variation of it, such as Joanne or Josephine)? If you answered “yes” to both of those questions, you’re on…

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