New Turkish Law Allows Government Control Of Media Outlets And Internet Content

The Price Of YouTube TV Is Going Up—Here’s What You Need To Know

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 12, 2019

If you recently cut the cord and ditched cable for a streaming service that you can watch on your TV or home theater projector, chances are you’re saving quite a bit of cash. However, the price you’re paying for your…

Disney Announced The Details On Its Upcoming Streaming Service, Disney Plus—Including How Much It Will Cost

Augusta Statz  |  April 12, 2019

If you were on the fence about adding yet another subscription service to your running list of Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime Video, this news might make you think about adding one more. In a presentation that took place on…

You may be eligible for a free audiobook from the Audible class action settlement

Kathleen St. John  |  April 10, 2019

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Thousands Of People Love These Comfy (And Cheap) Sandals

Augusta Statz  |  April 8, 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 search…

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Movie Tickets Are Selling for Almost $10,000 on eBay

Augusta Statz  |  April 5, 2019

It’s safe to say the “Avengers: Endgame” premiere is going to be a must-see movie event. The movie is set to hit theaters on April 26, and fans of the Marvel franchise are willing to pay a lot of money…

Tax Consultants Prepare For New Tax Guidelines

This Map Shows Where You’re Most Likely to Be Audited by the IRS

Kate Streit  |  April 4, 2019

The prospect of being audited by the IRS makes most people feel pretty nervous. Even if you feel you properly pay all your taxes and have nothing to hide, the process can be intimidating. In the midst of tax season,…

These Cute Napkin Drawings Make Complicated Financial Concepts Easy To Understand

Kate Streit  |  April 3, 2019

If you’re anything like me, the mere mention of complicated-sounding financial terms like “liquidity” or “internal rate of return,” and even more simple ones like “budget” or “mortgage,” make you feel intimidated. If you haven’t studied economics or feel like…

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What You Need To Know About The ‘No Buy Challenge’ To Save Money

Marie Rossiter  |  April 2, 2019

Are you looking to save some money and simplify your life? You’re not alone: There’s a reason that the TV show “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo,” which teaches viewers how to declutter and downsize our lives, is hugely popular on…

These 5 Podcasts Will Help You Pay Off Your Debt

Brittany Anas  |  March 11, 2019

About eight out of 10 people in the United States have debt, whether it’s in the form of student loans, credit cards, a mortgage or unpaid bills. So while debt itself is fairly universal, varying strategies exist for how to…

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Why a car key costs $200 to copy, and new cheaper options

John Matarese  |  March 2, 2019

Ever lose a car key, or have one go bad after a few years? You probably dreaded asking the dealer for a new one, worried about the cost, with some keys and fobs costing $300 or more. But you now…

This man plans to spend his retirement at Holiday Inn instead of a nursing home—and here’s how much money he’ll save

Kate Streit  |  March 1, 2019

Saving enough money for retirement can be tough. One of the largest costs people anticipate is their housing and possible long-term care. But instead of choosing to live at an expensive nursing home, one man has a clever alternative plan.…

DNA ancestry test kits: How accurate are they?

John Matarese  |  March 1, 2019

It seems everyone is checking their ancestry these days at sites like Ancestry.com and 23andMe.com. Everyday, long lost relatives are reunited at airports, after an ancestry test brought them together. Kelly Ralston is one of many people who found brothers…

9 Christmas Gifts Most People Don’t Want

John Matarese  |  December 21, 2018

We’re getting to the final days before Christmas, when many of us are rushing out to find last-minute gifts. Before you do, you may want to know about the most unwanted holiday gifts, that could soon end up in the…

Here’s What Life Is Like When You Retire Early

Kenza Moller  |  June 26, 2018

It’s a dream many of us have but few achieve: retiring more than a decade before the standard age of 65, and using those years to travel, spend more time with family or pick up a new hobby or three.…

Map Shows The Salary You Need To Afford A Home In Every State

Brittany Anas  |  May 12, 2018

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Only one popular insurer doesn’t raise rates after no-fault accidents, study finds

Tricia Goss  |  April 19, 2018

You take pride in being a safe driver. You never text while driving or allow other distractions to take your focus away from the road. You try to avoid speeding, slow down at yellow lights and stop for pedestrians. Then,…

Existing Home Sales And Prices Hit Record High

Have You Been Putting Off Repairs To Your Home? You’re Not Alone, According To A New Survey

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 19, 2018

While buying your own home is an incredible feeling, owning it can be pretty stressful. Aside from monthly bills, the upkeep alone can be a lot of work. And we’re not just talking mowing the lawn or shoveling your driveway.…

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

Target’s Super Popular Car Seat Trade-In Event Is Back

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 18, 2018

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CVS Posts Rise In Profits

CVS’ new tool makes it easier to find cheaper prescriptions

Augusta Statz  |  April 16, 2018

More than 80 percent of Americans are concerned about the costs associated with prescription drug prices, according to a national poll commissioned by CVS. So, the pharmacy set out to do something about it. CVS Health has made it a…

Panel Recommends Major Tax Law Changes

17 Tax Day Freebies And Deals

Emily Hanford-Ostmann  |  April 16, 2018

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Cuba Poised For New Realities As Diplomatic Ties With U.S. Are Restored

Here’s how much money air-drying your clothes really saves

Natalie Gould Tomko  |  April 5, 2018

We calculated just how much money you can actually save by air-drying your laundry.

Trying To Get Out Of Debt? There’s A Social Network For That

Natalie Gould Tomko  |  April 5, 2018

Debt isn’t your typical cocktail conversation, but it’s an important conversation nonetheless. About 80 percent of Americans have some form of debt, be it credit cards, car loans, student loans or a mortgage. So with this many of us in…

This Free Tool Can Help You Spot Fake Amazon And Yelp Reviews

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 4, 2018

Shopping online takes a lot of trust. When it comes to clothing, you’re not sure how it will fit. With appliances or electronics, you want to make sure you’re getting the best product for your money, especially if you’re dropping…

Panera Bread To Eliminate Artificial Food Additives By 2016

12 Genius Ways To Save Even More Money At Panera

Brittany Anas  |  April 2, 2018

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Here Are 9 Tips To Save The Most Money At Jo-Ann Fabric And Other Craft Stores

Chelsea Davis  |  March 29, 2018

If you’re a lover of DIY decorating and crafts, then you know the excitement that comes with starting a new project. Walking into a craft store for a DIY enthusiast is essentially like walking into a candy store for a…

Here’s How You Can Score $5 Movie Tickets On Tuesdays

Rachel Khona  |  March 28, 2018

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Are printer ink cartridges a scam? This viral YouTube video says so

Marie Rossiter  |  March 22, 2018

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This Tool Can Get You Cheaper Flights By Checking Prices 17,000 Times A Day

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 20, 2018

One of the most frustrating parts about planning a trip is booking a flight, only to see the price get lowered after you’ve already booked. Now, a new tool is hoping to get you a partial refund if that happens…

How To Tell If A Car Was Once Used For Uber Or Lyft

Scripps News  |  March 17, 2018

Springtime is one of the busiest times to buy and sell a used car, but if you’re looking to buy, you’ll want to check a few things you probably never thought about. Here is advice Consumer Reports has when buying a…

Chris Madden Emerges As A Competitor To Martha Stewart

13 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About JCPenney

Brittany Anas  |  March 8, 2018

JCPenney is one of the country’s largest department stores, with about 875 stores in the United States and a brand that’s become synonymous with suburban malls. At this one-stop shop, customers can shop for clothes and appliances, and also get…

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T.J. Maxx: 13 things you probably didn’t know about the retail chain

Natalie Gould Tomko  |  March 7, 2018

If you’re anything like me, you’re a tried and true Maxxinista. From clothing to home decor and baby shower gifts, you visit T.J. Maxx on the regular. You wouldn’t dream of paying full price for something when you know you…

Walmart consistently beats Amazon’s prices—Except for in this 1 category, study says

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  March 6, 2018

Amazon and Walmart both have loyal customer bases, but when it comes to the best deals, which retailer do you think wins the price war? A new study set out to determine exactly that, and the results were surprising. For years,…

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Dumpster diving leads man to fill pantry with $1,000 of food found in trash

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  March 1, 2018

On any typical day, you may find Rob Greenfield inside of a dumpster. No, the Florida resident is not homeless or even down on his luck, Greenfield is simply a man who hates food waste and has traveled the country…

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Say These Two Words To Get Upgraded To First Class On Your Next Flight

Kate Streit  |  February 28, 2018

Flying first class is a luxury that not many can afford. Sure, you can try to charm yourself into an upgrade, but that seems like something that only works in the movies, right? According to British author Tilly Bagshawe, there…

This Is How You Can Get Your Kids A Free Birthday Phone Call From Their Favorite Nick Jr. Characters

Sarah Kuta  |  February 27, 2018

If your children are big fans of Nick Jr. shows, this is a super fun way to help them celebrate their birthday. When you sign up for the Nick Jr. Birthday Club, your children can get a free, personalized phone…

This is one family’s plan for paying off $60,000 without sacrificing their lifestyle

Marie Rossiter  |  February 26, 2018

How does a married couple who earns more than $100,000 a year live most of the time on a paycheck-to-paycheck basis? It sounds kind of crazy, but I can tell you from personal experience it happens more often than you…

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5 Class-Action Lawsuit Payouts From Popular Brands You’ll Want To Know About

Natalie Gould Tomko  |  February 23, 2018

Keeping an eye out for class-action lawsuit settlements has long been a favorite activity for budgeters and penny pinchers. Turns out, you can make a little money from taking a few minutes to fill out some forms. While some pay just…

These Are The Best Cars To Buy New Rather Than Used

Kaitlin Gates  |  February 20, 2018

When it comes to buying a car, there’s a lot of factors to keep in mind. Price, of course, but also safety, reliability and whether you should buy a new or used vehicle. Typically, we’re all told that a brand…

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You Can Now Buy Kids’ Clothes Online From T.J. Maxx

Kaitlin Gates  |  February 20, 2018

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Ikea just lowered its delivery fee

Augusta Statz  |  February 15, 2018

Ikea is a great place to turn for simple, modern furniture and housewares at affordable prices. But if you’ve ever been left questioning your purchase based on the delivery fee, you’re certainly not alone: The furniture retailer’s notorious for its…

An Amazon Fulfilment Centre Prepares For Black Friday

This couple keeps receiving free items from Amazon—but they want it to stop

Kate Streit  |  February 15, 2018

Coming home and seeing that a package you ordered from Amazon has arrived is one of those small pleasures that can make your day. However, one couple from Acton, Massachusetts, has been inundated with packages from the online retailer. The…

Disney ticket prices are going up—this is how you can save money

Kaitlin Gates  |  February 13, 2018

If you thought a trip to Disney World was already expensive, just wait—prices have gone up at both Walt Disney World in Orlando and at Disneyland in California. According to the Associated Press, “value” days at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom will now cost $109…

Olympic Rings at Madureira Park in Rio

13 Money Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About The Olympics

Brittany Anas  |  February 8, 2018

Curious how much it costs to host the Olympics? South Korea is prepared to spend $13 billion to host the Winter Olympics in the newly constructed PyeongChang Olympic Stadium. (That’s a steal compared to the $50 million paid by Sochi).…

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This is what Americans have to say about giving gift cards as Valentine’s Day gifts

Chelsea Davis  |  February 6, 2018

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and as much as people like to knock it as a Hallmark holiday, it’s a pretty big deal for the lovebirds of the world. Whether you’ve been married for decades, been dating for just…

Toyota's New Prius Hybrid Cars To Go On Sale In October

The top 15 cars that owners keep for at least 15 years

Clint Davis  |  January 25, 2018

It’s common knowledge that once you drive a new car off the lot, it immediately loses a ton of its value. But some cars hold onto their worth much longer than others. A new study shows which vehicle models have…

This chart shows where the super rich store their money—and we can all learn from it

Kate Streit  |  January 24, 2018

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How Ellen Pompeo Negotiated $20 Million Per Year For Her Role In ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

Kate Streit  |  January 22, 2018

Ellen Pompeo has been the star of the hit show “Grey’s Anatomy” since 2004. As the main character in a long-running and popular show, you probably wouldn’t be surprised to learn that Pompeo earns the big bucks. Just how big,…

This mom’s post about charging her 5-year-old daughter rent is going viral

Kenza Moller  |  January 19, 2018

Most parents are familiar with the concept of teaching kids to be financially savvy by giving them a weekly or monthly allowance, and then helping them spend the money wisely. It teaches them to save up for big purchases, motivates…

This One Simple Trick Can Help You Save Tens Of Thousands Of Dollars On Your Mortgage

Bridget Sharkey  |  January 18, 2018

Owning a home is one of the wisest financial decisions a person can make. Not only will you be investing in a property of your own, rather than giving rent money to a landlord, but you can also get locked…

Oprah giveaway scam: Impersonators are trying to lure victims

Brittany Anas  |  January 16, 2018

You know the expression: If it sounds too good to be true, well, it probably is. Yet, fake giveaways are among the biggest scams trending on social media. Here’s how they typically work: Scammers pose as big brands (like Best…

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