Taco Bell is testing $100K salaries for managers

Kaitlin Gates  |  January 11, 2020

The new year is bringing some pretty big commitments from Taco Bell. Not only will the fast-food chain be working to help the environment and expanding options for people who don’t want meat in their tacos, they are also testing $100,000 salaries for managers and adding new perks for restaurant employees. While the new salaries …

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Oscar Mayer is looking for a college senior to drive the Wienermobile for a year

Kaitlin Gates  |  January 8, 2020

If you’re a soon-to-be college graduate and would rather spend the next year traveling the country than landing a desk job, Oscar Mayer has an opportunity you may not want to pass up. Submissions are now open for the 2020 class of “Hotdoggers,” which, if you’re accepted, will put you behind the wheel of their one-of-a-kind …

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 …

People are actually making money by sharing photos of their creative cheese boards on social media

Marie Rossiter  |  December 30, 2019

Mark Twain once wrote, “Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” With the internet changing the way people make a living, finding that dream job is becoming more of a reality for people with a little creativity and some talent with a camera. Foodies, …

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 …

Hilton is hiring 700 work-from-home employees

Kate Streit  |  December 10, 2019

Working from home definitely has its perks. If you’ve ever dreamed of being able to work in your pajamas, now may be your chance. Hilton is hiring 700 work-from-home employees to fill a number of customer service and reservation positions. These jobs are year-round and full-time. The positions come with full benefits, including a 401k, …

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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 …

You could get paid $1,000 to watch all the ‘Star Wars’ movies back to back

Marie Rossiter  |  December 3, 2019

There are a lot of people who claim to be “Star Wars” fans, but the search is on for the No. 1 most devoted “Star Wars” fan in the entire galaxy. The website CableTV.com has put out the call for “The Chosen One,” a fan who is willing to watch — and tweet about — …

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 …

Williams-Sonoma is hiring 2,500 work-from-home customer service agents for the holidays

Claire Gillespie  |  October 30, 2019

If it’s your dream to work from the comfort of your own living room, here’s some good news: Williams-Sonoma is on the hunt for remote customer service agents for the holidays. The retail giant owns some of the biggest brands in home furnishings, including Pottery Barn, West Elm and Mark and Graham. Its headquarters are …

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 …

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 …

Walt Disney World Resort Celebrates 45th Anniversary to Colorful Fanfare

You could earn $1K to watch 30 Disney movies in 30 days

WPTV  |  October 18, 2019

Want to enjoy some Disney magic… and get paid for it?? To celebrate the upcoming launch of Disney+, Reviews.org is offering one lucky fan the opportunity to watch 30 Disney movies in 30 days, and get paid $1,000 for it! To apply, you have to fill out a short questionnaire then submit a video review of your …

You’re almost guaranteed a job as a pilot if you complete this new United Airlines program

Kate Streit  |  October 10, 2019

United Airlines has launched a new pilot recruitment program known as Aviate. The program offers structured career pathways for both aspiring and established pilots to work for United. The airline plans to hire more than 10,000 pilots by 2029. If you apply to the program and successfully go through the selection process, United says, you …

Uber is testing a new app that matches temporary workers with job opportunities

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 3, 2019

If you don’t have a full-time job and are looking for temporary work here and there, Uber is hoping to help out with the launch of a brand-new app. Called Uber Works, the app aims to connect workers with businesses looking for some short-term help. Here’s how it works: Businesses will use the app to …

This chores app can help you manage your child’s allowance

Steph Auteri  |  October 2, 2019

For all the parents who have ever struggled to get their kids to grasp the value of their belongings … for all the parents who don’t know quite how to explain why they can’t buy their kid yet another pair of shoes … for all the parents who have ever, in a fit of frustration, …

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 …

A company will pay you $1,300 to watch 13 Stephen King movies before Halloween

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 19, 2019

If your favorite part about Halloween is watching scary movies (or you just really love Stephen King), there’s a chance you could get paid for your love of spooky stuff this fall. USdish.com, an authorized Dish Network reseller, is looking for someone willing to watch 13 movies based on King’s novels before Halloween and will …

You could win $50,000 if you can guess Oreo’s mystery flavor

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 17, 2019

While I consider myself a pretty picky eater, I do love a good mystery flavor. Lucky for me, there’s been a plethora of mystery foods hitting store shelves recently. First, it was Skittles with their mystery “Rotten Zombie” flavor, followed by Mountain Dew with Mountain Dew VooDew that tastes like either cotton candy, cream soda …

You could get $27,700 if you move to an underpopulated region in Italy

Jennifer Nied  |  September 16, 2019

If you’ve longed to make your “Under the Tuscan Sun” dreams a reality, now just might be the time to quit your job and channel your inner Diane Lane. The mountainous region of Molise in Italy will pay people to relocate to one of its quaint villages. The area is located on Italy’s southeastern coast …

Companies are already hiring seasonal workers for the 2019 holidays

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 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.If you’re already worried about the costs of the upcoming holiday season and being able to afford …

Some nannies now earn over $100K a year—here’s what it takes to get one of those jobs

Kate Streit  |  September 4, 2019

If you’re looking for a lucrative gig and enjoy working with children, you may want to consider becoming a nanny. In certain areas of the country— like New York, Los Angeles and other major metropolitan areas — nannies can earn six-figure salaries. In addition to living in the right place, nannies for wealthy families must often …

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Here’s how you could win $500 and the chance to become an NFL food tester

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 30, 2019

It’s nearly time for all things pumpkin spice, trick-or-treating and, for sports fans, one of the best times of the year — football season. This year, if you love football for more than just the game and are patiently waiting for all the good grub you’ll no doubt encounter tailgating and at parties, sports-betting website …

FILE: Delta Posts Most Profitable Quarter In A Decade

Delta is looking to hire 1,000 flight attendants—here’s how to apply

WXYZ News  |  August 28, 2019

If you’ve wanted to take to the skies for a new career, then we have good news for you. Delta announced on Aug. 26 that it’s hiring flight attendants for the 2020 class, and the company is looking to hire around 1,000 people. To apply, you must have a high school degree or GED, the …

This company will pay one lucky fan $1,000 to watch ‘Friends’

WXYZ News  |  August 23, 2019

Are you a “Friends” superfan? It’s time to put that to the test! The hit show will be celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. FrontierBundles is commemorating the milestone by rewarding one fan with $1,000 for watching 25 hours of the show. If interested, you will have to watch 25 hours’ worth (roughly 60 episodes) …

Get paid $1,000 to taste bacon for a day with this internship

Mandy Gambrell  |  August 13, 2019

There’s now a job out there that involves sampling bacon — you can get paid to eat it! The job is posted by Farmer Boys, which is a burger chain in California and Nevada that has a farm-to-table philosophy. It’s a one-day internship that earns the lucky participant $1,000. All you have to do is …

This Scottish island wants to hire a sheep warden

Jessica Suss  |  August 1, 2019

Are you sick of your desk job? Do you crave salty sea air, adventure and … sheep? If this job description sounds up your alley, then you should apply to be a sheep warden on the remote Scottish island of North Ronaldsay. Yes, this is a real job. The job seems to be mostly about …

RetailMeNot wants to pay you to go on a $5,000 shopping spree

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 31, 2019

Being able to turn your favorite thing into an actual paying job is a dream come true. Whether it’s writing (me!), being a singer or actress, starting your own business or teaching yoga, the saying “do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life” is seriously accurate. If one of your …

You Can Get Paid $10,000 to Travel the Country & Eat BBQ Ribs

Kate Streit  |  June 19, 2019

Traveling the country and chowing down on ribs sounds like a great way to spend your summer. How about getting $10,000 to do it?  Believe it or not, this dream gig exists. Reynolds Wrap is hiring a Chief Grilling Officer, and for two weeks in August 2019, whoever snags this illustrious position will set out …

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Target Doubles Paid Family Leave For Workers And Offers Backup Childcare

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  June 12, 2019

Not only is Target a family-friendly place to shop (especially because of the toy department and the food court) but now, thanks to a new parental leave policy, the retailer is becoming an even better place for parents to work. The company announced that it will double paid family leave benefits for all of its …

Wal-Mart Lowers Earnings Estimate After Weak Second Quarter

High School Students Who Work At Walmart Can Get Free SAT Prep And Help With College Tuition

Kate Streit  |  June 7, 2019

High school students who work at Walmart can now get free SAT and ACT preparation courses. The company will also offer two to three general education college courses through a startup, Guild Education. These additions are part of an expansion of Walmart’s Live Better U program, in which the company subsidizes the cost for employees …

Coke Announces Its Raising Soda Prices Due To Rising Costs

Here’s how you could win $10K from Coca-Cola

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 6, 2019

If you’ve been to a movie theater, fast food restaurant or even grocery store any time in at least the last few years, chances are you’ve been greeted by a Coca-Cola Freestyle machine. Just in case you haven’t seen one, this magical drink dispenser lets you fill your cup with more than 100 sodas and …

Amazon will pay employees $10K and 3 months salary to start delivery businesses

CNN  |  May 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.Amazon wants its employees to quit their jobs and create their own delivery businesses. But it turns …

Wal-Mart Announces Its Increasing Wages

Walmart store managers make $175,000 a year, on average

Brittany Anas  |  May 10, 2019

Walmart store managers, on average, earn salaries of $175,000 a year, according to the retail giant’s newly released social responsibility report. Full-time, hourly associates earn an average of $14.26 per hour as of March 2019, which is almost double the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. Over the past decade, Walmart, which is the …

McDonald's Same Store Sales Up 7.1 Percent In January

McDonald’s Is Partnering With AARP To Hire 250,000 Older Americans

Augusta Statz  |  April 26, 2019

McDonald’s is looking to bring on more than 250,000 new hires this summer, and it’s not just looking for a bunch of teenagers! In fact, the franchise has partnered with AARP, an organization dedicated to helping adults 50 years of age or older live their best lives, to have older adults fill their open roles. …

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Target Is Raising Its Minimum Wage To $13 An Hour

Tricia Goss  |  April 19, 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.Target is a great place to find seasonal work, and permanent employees have access to benefits and …

If You Use Dial Soap, You Could Be Owed Some Money Through This Class-Action Settlement

Augusta Statz  |  April 12, 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.Dial Soap has settled a $7.4 million class-action lawsuit in order to resolve numerous lawsuits against the …

Bank Earnings For First Quarter Point To Turbulent Year For Large Banks

Bank of America is raising its minimum wage to $20

Augusta Statz  |  April 9, 2019

Good news for Bank of America employees: The bank announced that it will be incrementally raising its minimum wage to $20. The raise will begin with a hike up to $17 an hour on May 1 and rise all the way up to $20 per hour by the year 2021. The announcement comes as Bank …

This company wants to pay someone to travel the world and taste delicious food

Augusta Statz  |  March 28, 2019

If your favorite part of travel is the food — well, this could be the job for you. UK-based food subscription company Vibrant Vegan Co. is looking to hire someone to travel to different countries and scout out interesting ingredients. The gig pays the equivalent of $66,000 per year with all expenses paid. Before you …

Get Paid $1,000 To Binge-Watch All 20 Marvel Movies

Kate Streit  |  March 22, 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.Binge-watching is generally not considered a super-productive activity. But what if you could get paid to watch …

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A Family Wants To Hire A Nanny Willing To Dress Like Disney Princesses For $53,000 A Year

Helen Lee  |  March 21, 2019

Have you ever wanted to dress up as a Disney princess … for your job? If so, you might be in luck. A family in the U.K. needs a part-time nanny for 5-year-old twins, and the parents see this as an opportunity to model values for their lucky girls. So, they’re hiring a nanny willing …

Companies Are Hiring People To Hunt For White Cadbury Eggs For $60 An Hour

Augusta Statz  |  March 21, 2019

Easter egg hunts aren’t just for kids anymore — not when there’s this kind of money involved. Cadbury Egg has officially launched a hunt for its limited-edition White Chocolate Crème Egg, and you could win about $13,000 for finding the very special version of the classic Easter treat. Just to get this out of the …

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Shopko Is Closing All Remaining Stores By June 2019

Kate Streit  |  March 19, 2019

After filing for bankruptcy and closing 100 stores in January 2019, Shopko has announced that it will close all 120 of its remaining department stores by June 2019. “This is not the outcome that we had hoped for when we started our restructuring efforts,” Russ Steinhorst, chief executive officer of Shopko, said in a statement. …

Why someone earning $90K still may not feel rich

Jim Wang  |  March 15, 2019

Every few months, someone will publish an article about how folks making $xx,xxx per year don’t feel rich. The latest I’ve seen is a MarketWatch piece where that number was $90,000. It referred to a YouGov survey in which 87 percent of 1,163 respondents said that if you made $90,000 a year, you weren’t rich or …

Costco is raising its minimum wage to $15 per hour

Jenn Fields  |  March 8, 2019

Costco raised starting wages for workers in the U.S. and Canada from $14 to $15 an hour this week. It’s the company’s second wage increase in less than a year amid a hot labor market. The wholesaler made the announcement during a quarterly earnings call on March 7, when Costco also announced it had a …

Germany Debates Effects Of Value Added Tax

Shipt Is Hiring Shoppers And You Can Earn Up To $22 An Hour

Augusta Statz  |  March 7, 2019

At this point, you’re hopefully well aware of the joy that comes from ordering online and having items delivered right to your door. And companies such as Shipt are making this experience possible even when it comes to mundane items like groceries. Plus, a bonus that can come with Shipt is that it’s also a …

How To Earn Extra Cash By Renting Out Your Baby Gear

Kate Streit  |  February 15, 2019

For little people, babies sure require a lot of stuff. There are high chairs, cribs, car seats, and that’s all before they even start to crawl. When your kids outgrow their gear, you may be tempted to let it languish in the garage or to even throw it out in the name of  KonMari-ing your …

Does Your Teen Need A Summer Job? Here Are 9 Companies That Hire Teenagers

Kate Streit  |  April 19, 2018

Getting your first job is a rite of passage for teens to learn about the value of money, hard work and responsibility. Do you have a teenager looking for a job this summer? Here’s what you need to know. As a general rule, kids need to be at least 14 to get most jobs, according …

This Company is Filling Work-From-Home Jobs In 40 States (And Benefits Are Included)

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 18, 2018

Looking for a new job? How about one with full benefits you can do right at home? If so, a job posting at customer support provider Sykes might be just the thing for you. The company is looking for customer service representatives in 40 states and bilingual representatives (those who can speak English and Spanish) …

How to win $25,000 to buy a franchise

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 17, 2018

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 have dreams of some day owning your own business? How about a franchise? If so, …