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Get paid $1,000 to watch horror movies for 24 hours straight

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 12, 2020

With Halloween no doubt looking a bit different this year, chances are at least some of your plans include staying inside and watching your favorite scary movies. If that is indeed on your to-do list this year, there is now a chance you could make some serious cash for your movie-watching marathon. CableTV.com and HighSpeedInternet.com …

IRS extending deadline to register for a stimulus check

Brittany Anas  |  October 7, 2020

If you haven’t yet received your economic stimulus check, you now have until Nov. 21, 2020 to register for the payment. The Internal Revenue Service announced that it extended the deadline to register for the Economic Impact Payment by an additional five weeks beyond the original deadline. Most eligible taxpayers automatically received the payment, which …

Kohl’s is hiring 90K seasonal workers and you can interview via phone

Tricia Goss  |  October 2, 2020

Kohl’s is hiring for the upcoming holiday season and interested applicants can sign up to interview by phone. The department store retail chain is holding a one-day national hiring event with health and safety in mind on Oct. 3. Both store and distribution center positions will be available. Store positions include retail sales associates who …

Best Buy is hiring seasonal employees starting at $15 an hour

Brittany Anas  |  September 30, 2020

In preparation for the holiday season, Best Buy announced that it will be hiring thousands of seasonal employees across the country, with a minimum of $15 per hour in starting pay. Best Buy stores are hosting job fairs for its seasonal positions on Oct. 3-4, which may include same-day interviews and on-the-spot offers. You can …

Walmart and Target are hiring 150,000 seasonal workers and wages start at $15 an hour

Brittany Anas  |  September 30, 2020

As Target and Walmart brace for more online shopping this holiday season due to the coronavirus pandemic, the mega retailers have announced their seasonal plans — which include hiring a combined 150,000 employees with starting rates in the $15-an-hour range. Walmart announced it plans to hire 20,000 seasonal associates for its eCommerce fulfillment centers, with …

Get paid $50,000 to explore the national parks for 6 months

Marie Rossiter  |  September 21, 2020

Have you ever dreamed of getting in an RV and driving around the U.S. to experience our country’s national parks? What if you could actually get paid to explore the great outdoors, photograph the parks and drink some beer? If this sounds appealing and you have six months free, consider applying for Michelob’s newest position: …

Hobby Lobby is raising its minimum wage to $17

Tricia Goss  |  September 17, 2020

Hobby Lobby announced that as of Oct. 1, 2020, the company will increase its minimum wage for all full-time employees to $17 an hour. Founded in 1972, the arts, crafts and home decor retail chain first established a minimum hourly wage above the federal requirement in 2009. Over the past 11 years, it has raised …

UPS is hiring 100,000 seasonal employees

Marie Rossiter  |  September 14, 2020

The holidays may not be high on many people’s priority list right now since it’s still technically summer and we’ve all had other things to worry about lately. However, UPS has its eyes on the upcoming busy season and is looking for 100,000 new employees to handle the rush. The company made the announcement this …

These states are now giving an extra $300 to $400 in weekly unemployment benefits

Kate Streit  |  September 8, 2020

As part of a federal lost-wages assistance program, 45 states will provide an extra $300 in weekly federal unemployment benefits for at least three weeks, and five states will provide a total of $400 in weekly benefits to those who qualify. As of Sept. 2, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) — which is administering …

Amazon to add 3,500 jobs in U.S. tech hubs

Kate Streit  |  August 24, 2020

Amazon has announced that it will add 3,500 tech and corporate jobs in six major U.S. cities. The new positions span a number of the company’s divisions, including AWS, Alexa, Amazon Advertising, AmazonFashion, OpsTech and Amazon Fresh. Amazon will invest $1.4 billion in expanded and new offices for these positions, which will include roles from …

Uber Eats driver earned $8K in one month and filmed it all for TikTok

Marie Rossiter  |  August 14, 2020

Many people look at working for food delivery services like Uber Eats as a side hustle — a way to earn a little extra money on the side. And, with the COVID-19 pandemic limiting many restaurants to takeout or delivery only, taking on some hours delivering food could be a good way to put a …

Kodak is creating at least 360 new jobs

Tricia Goss  |  August 7, 2020

In 1880, a hobbyist photographer named George Eastman began manufacturing dry plates commercially. He formed the Eastman Dry Plate Company a year later with the goal of making photography as convenient as the pencil.  By 1900, the company was known as the Eastman Kodak Company. Kodak became a household name in easy-to-use cameras, allowing everyday …

Google will let employees work from home until at least next summer

Kate Streit  |  July 30, 2020

Since the coronavirus pandemic began, more employers are adapting to allow their staff to work remotely. Google plans to let its employees work at home until at least July 2021. The majority of the company’s 200,000 staffers around the world have been allowed to work remotely since March 2020. Previously, the tech giant had told …

Free contact tracing course could help you land a job

Marie Rossiter  |  July 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.Johns Hopkins University recently launched an online class that could help you get a new job to …

Enter your email address to win $5,000 for school supplies and $20,000 for your child’s school from Clorox

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 22, 2020

It goes without saying that this school year will look different for students, teachers and parents. Some school districts around the country have decided to begin the year online, while others are putting precautions in place to safely send the children back for in-person instruction. Clorox is looking to help with school supplies, whether you’re …

How to retroactively collect unemployment checks

Tricia Goss  |  July 16, 2020

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that, as of June 2020, the unemployment rate was 11.1%.  While the number of unemployed Americans actually dropped by 3.2 million to a total of 17.8 million, a significant number of people still don’t have a steady income. Fortunately, unemployment insurance is available to those who qualify. Thanks …

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

Target is officially raising its minimum wage to $15

Kate Streit  |  June 18, 2020

Target announced that as of July 5, it will permanently raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour for team members at stores throughout the United States. In its announcement on June 17, the big-box retailer announced additional benefits it’s rolling out, including/ a one-time bonus of $200 for the “frontline store and distribution hourly …

Tech company is hiring work-from-home customer service representatives

Tricia Goss  |  June 9, 2020

If you have a knack for helping others solve problems but would rather not work in a call center or retail setting, a virtual customer service job might be ideal. A company called OneSupport Technology Advisors has supported remote employees for two decades and is currently seeking new work-at-home representatives. Virtual Customer Care Representative Positions …

Get paid $20,000 plus free beer to hike the Appalachian Trail

Kate Emswiler  |  June 8, 2020

If these past few months of hunkering down at home and binge-watching every Netflix series available has caused you to go a bit stir-crazy, we’ve found an opportunity that may appeal. Devil’s Backbone Brewery is offering both the perfect antidote to cabin fever and a new job all in one with their hunt for a …

Magic Johnson is loaning $100 million to minority- and women-owned small businesses

Kate Streit  |  May 27, 2020

NBA legend Magic Johnson announced his insurance company will provide $100 million for loans for minority and women business owners who are struggling in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The former Los Angeles Lakers superstar made the announcement during an appearance on MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton” on May 17. The funds will be …

Twitter employees can now work from home ‘forever,’ CEO says

Jenn Fields  |  May 13, 2020

Employees of Twitter will now be able to work from home “forever,” the company’s CEO said in an email on May 12. Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s CEO, dropped the news that people could work from home permanently in an email to all employees that included an update on reopening the company’s offices as well as corporate …

States are hiring thousands of contract tracers for up to $30 an hour

Marie Rossiter  |  May 13, 2020

Unemployment is at a historic high in the U.S., but there’s high demand for more workers in one job: contact tracer. To help keep the public safe as businesses reopen and more people venture out, health experts are calling for states to hire more contact tracers, who are more formally known as disease intervention specialists. …

Come up with a new beer flavor and you could land a $40/hour internship with Natty Light

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 8, 2020

While COVID-19 has affected pretty much every part of our lives, it’s even more stressful for anyone looking for an internship or summer job. If you’re currently trying to find employment during the pandemic, Natural Light has a work-from-home opportunity that will not only help you pay your bills, but also sounds pretty fun! The …

Here’s how to file for coronavirus unemployment if you’re self-employed

Tricia Goss  |  April 30, 2020

Typically, if you work for yourself and lose your income, you are out of luck. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every fundamental aspect of our society, and unemployment is undoubtedly one of them. As a result, self-employed Americans now have the chance to receive unemployment benefits. Non-traditional workers are now allowed to apply …

Company will pay you to binge watch true crime documentaries

Brittany Anas  |  April 21, 2020

Calling all fans of true crime: A streaming service will pay you $1,000 if you can binge watch 24 hours of true crime documentaries and share your experience on social media. MagellanTV, a niche streaming service for documentary fans, is taking applications from stay-at-home sleuths who can “survive 24 hours of true crime.” You technically …

VHS tapes that can get you good money on eBay

Clint Davis  |  April 21, 2020

While you probably gave up on watching your old collection of VHS tapes a long time ago, there are plenty of people out there who are still carrying a torch for tapes. Many of the things you cherished in the 1980s and ’90s before tucking into a basement box and forgetting about have now become …

Pizza Hut is hiring 30,000 workers for contactless delivery, carryout and curbside pick-up

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 24, 2020

If you’re out of work right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic or are just wanting some extra cash and some time out of the house, Pizza Hut is looking to fill more than 30,000 open positions nationwide as they implement curbside pick-up and contactless delivery and carryout. Pizza Hut says the positions are permanent …

Kroger is hiring 10,000 workers amid the coronavirus pandemic

John Matarese  |  March 20, 2020

Kroger is making changes in its stores, effective immediately, to help shoppers get the basics they need and prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Kroger spokesperson Erin Rolfes said the biggest change shoppers will see is the closing of all personal-service meat and seafood counters, as well as salad bars. “You will see closures of …

Grocery stores are hiring to keep up with demand amid coronavirus outbreak

Kate Streit  |  March 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.Although most businesses are negatively affected by the global coronavirus outbreak, one sector that can scarcely keep …

Walmart is hiring 500 truck drivers

Tricia Goss  |  March 12, 2020

If you have a commercial driver’s license (CDL) and experience on the road, you’re in luck. The most recent report released by the American Trucking Associations shows that the trucking industry needs more than 60,000 additional truck drivers to meet the country’s demands for freight services. Walmart is one of the companies in need of …

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 hunt for a special someone to become the brand’s first-ever Everyday Barista. The ideal candidate …

Your dog could be Keystone Light’s next mascot and you’ll get $10,000 and a year’s supply of beer

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 10, 2020

Is your four-legged friend cute enough to be a mascot? While the answer is obvious — all dogs are the cutest — if you really think your pup could shine as a brand mascot, there’s a new contest that will give you a chance to get them hired and get some bonus prizes for yourself. …

Your old American Girl dolls could be worth serious money

Marie Rossiter  |  March 10, 2020

Keeping well-loved items from your childhood is usually more about saving cherished memories than anything else. But, thanks to the internet, some of those toys or collectibles can actually be worth more than a simple trip down memory lane. With items such as limited edition Disney VHS tapes selling online for up to $500, some …

You can earn $200 for stories or poems published by Chicken Soup for the Soul

Tricia Goss  |  February 21, 2020

Chicken soup is comforting when you’re under the weather. Chicken Soup for the Soul is comforting any time at all. And your moving, inspirational or otherwise meaningful story could touch others and help you earn some extra cash. The publishers of the uplifting book series, “Chicken Soup for the Soul,” are always looking for authentic, …

Planters is hiring people to drive its NUTmobile around the U.S.

Kate Streit  |  February 6, 2020

Update: The application window for this opportunity is closed. Those who made the cut will start working in June 2020. Planters is hiring nine people to drive its NUTmobile around the United States and represent the Planters brand through media appearances, interviews and visits in communities. Drivers are known as Peanutters and receive a salary …

You can make money narrating audiobooks

Kate Streit  |  January 30, 2020

Love to read and talk? You may want to consider a calling as a narrator for audiobooks. Thanks to the advent of podcasts and the ability to listen on the go in your car, on the train or while you work out, listening to books as opposed to reading them the old-fashioned way has become …

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 be their first-ever “Official Menu Taste Tester of the 146th Kentucky Derby.” Now through Feb. …

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 …