1 million dressers sold at Sears and Kmart are being recalled for tipping over

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 21, 2019

Around 1 million dressers sold at Sears and Kmart stores are being recalled after it was found they could tip over. The recall includes Belmont four-drawer dressers with plastic drawer glides that were sold at Sears and Kmart stores nationwide and online from April 2013 to September 2019 for about $40. The recalled dressers were …

California just passed a law guaranteeing all students lunch at school

Anna Weaver  |  October 21, 2019

The state of California has joined the effort to stop “lunch shaming” in schools. California Gov. Gavin Newsom approved SB 265 on Oct. 12, which makes sure K-12 students who have unpaid school meal fees aren’t denied a meal or treated differently from other students. The amendment to the Child Hunger Prevention and Fair Treatment …

Black Friday Bargain Hunters Hit The Streets In Madrid And Barcelona

Black Friday ads are starting to roll out

John Matarese  |  October 18, 2019

We are still almost 6 weeks away from Black Friday 2019, but Harbor Freight Tools has just released the first big ad for its sale on Friday, Nov. 29, and running all weekend long. BFAds.net has posted a full scan of the Harbor Freight Ad. The discount tool seller is traditionally the first major retailer to …

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 …

Kids can build a wooden American eagle at this free Home Depot workshop

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 17, 2019

If you’re looking for something entertaining for your kids to do after all the Halloween excitement has ended, look no further than Home Depot. The home improvement retailer is offering a free kids workshop that will teach them how to build a wooden American eagle from 9 a.m.-noon on Nov. 2. Kids will learn to …

Subaru Foresters are being recalled for potentially faulty airbags

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 17, 2019

If you own a Subaru Forester, check your VIN number. Subaru is recalling certain 2015-2018 Forester vehicles equipped with heated seats after it was discovered that an electrical connection in the front passenger seat may loosen. If that happens, the front airbag may deactivate, meaning it won’t activate if you’re in a crash. The recall …

Fast Food Workers Nationwide To Demand Higher Wages

Taco Bell is recalling 2 million pounds of seasoned beef for potential metal contamination

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  October 16, 2019

If your local Taco Bell was out of beef this week, we now know the reason why. Taco Bell’s parent company Yum! Brands issued a recall for 2.3 million pounds of seasoned ground beef in 21 states over fears that the meat was contaminated with metal shavings during the manufacturing process. No one has so …

These $1,425 Jesus-inspired sneakers filled with holy water sold out instantly

Kate Streit  |  October 15, 2019

Would you pay $4,000 for a pair of sneakers? Brooklyn-based creative arts company MSCHF took some Nike Air Max 97 athletic shoes, which sell for about $160, and gave them an upgrade. These shoes now have a much higher price tag. The “Jesus Shoes” come with holy water in the soles as well as a …

This new phone scam uses a text from your bank to fool you

Kate Streit  |  October 14, 2019

When you receive a phone call from your bank, it may not be what it seems. Thanks to a new scam tactic, a call from someone claiming to be at your bank may actually be a ruse. Pieter Gunst, who is an attorney who specializes in technology law, was almost a victim of this scam, …

Big Lots is having a massive anniversary sale

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 11, 2019

If you were planning a trip to Big Lots this weekend, you’re in luck! Now through Oct. 19, the discount retailer is having a massive anniversary sale where you’ll be able to score some amazing deals. If you weren’t planning a trip, you might want to now! You’ll save some serious cash on everything from …

Ikea is recalling infant bibs because they may pose a choking hazard

Marie Rossiter  |  October 11, 2019

Consumers need to check their baby bibs against a new recall notice. According to Ikea and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, the retailer’s Matvra Bibs are being recalled due to a choking hazard to young children. The recall involves the Matvra bibs for infants that are sold in a two-pack with one blue …

How you can get a free Bath & Body Works item worth up to $14

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 10, 2019

I love a good discount, but the best sales are the ones where you get something for free. Bath and Body Works often gives out its candles for free with the purchase of another candle, but the company’s latest deal might just top that. Now through Oct. 12, you can get a free item, up …

Concerns Over Bird Flu Continues To Effect Thailand's Chicken Industry

Kroger, Aldi and other grocery stores are recalling chicken over listeria concerns

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 10, 2019

If you’ve purchased frozen cooked, diced or shredded chicken or pre-made chicken salad recently, listen up. Tip Top Poultry, Inc. is recalling some of their products for possible listeria contamination. The original recall was issued in September and included Trader Joe’s and Target, but it was expanded to even more stores, including Kroger, Aldi, Food …

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 …

Amazon is now selling a tiny home ‘cube’ that has a full kitchen

Tricia Goss  |  October 9, 2019

If you have decided a minimalist lifestyle is right for you, perhaps you are in the market for a tiny house. It’s not hard to see why, as tiny homes are becoming increasingly impressive, affordable and accessible. You might build one from the ground up, hire a builder to do it for you or even …

Jimmy John’s now has smaller ‘Little John’ sandwiches for $3

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 9, 2019

It happens to us all at some point: You’re out running errands. Perhaps they’re taking a bit longer than you thought. And suddenly, you realize you skipped lunch. It’s past lunchtime, but not quite time for dinner. Plus, you still have shopping to attend to. What do you do? Most likely, you’ll grab something quick …

Words with Friends data hack affects up to 218 million users

Marie Rossiter  |  October 8, 2019

If you’ve ever played Words With Friends on your smartphone, then you need to change your passwords because of a recently announced security breach. A hacker claims he hacked into Zynga, Inc, the parent company of the popular game. An online user who goes by the name Gnosticplayers told The Hacker News they’d accessed data …

iTunes is officially dead—here’s what that means for you

Steph Auteri  |  October 8, 2019

For those of you who lose your mind every time Twitter changes its web interface, or who feel lost every time Google discontinues a product that was essential to your life (R.I.P. Google Reader), you’d better sit down. iTunes is officially dead, and, well, there’s nothing we can do about it. On Oct. 7, Apple …

Meghan Markle just wore these flats, and you can buy them on Amazon

Kathleen St. John  |  October 7, 2019

Everyone needs a practical, comfortable flat in their shoe wardrobe — even a royal on an international junket. Actually, she might need a comfy shoe more than most! Meghan Markle, aka the Duchess of Sussex, recently completed a tour of South Africa with Prince Harry and baby Archie, and her choice of flats got fashion …

Merchandise is Offered for Sale at Walgreens

Where to find the cheapest Halloween candy

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 4, 2019

When you think about the most expensive holiday to celebrate, the one that comes to mind is probably Christmas. But the costs for Halloween can add up quickly, too. From decorations to costumes and, of course, candy, you might spend a lot more than you realize. While you can find decorations on the cheap at …

You can get Burger King coffee every day for just $5 a month

Clint Davis  |  October 4, 2019

Unless you’re one of those total weirdos who doesn’t drink coffee, I’m willing to bet you spend at least 17 cents a day on your caffeine habit. Even if you just buy a can of classic roast every couple weeks at the grocery store and brew it in your own coffee maker every morning, it’s …

These will be the hottest holiday toys this year

Marie Rossiter  |  October 2, 2019

Have your kids already starting talking about what they want for Christmas? Sure, they haven’t even collected their trick-or-treat candy for Halloween, yet. That doesn’t matter when it comes to finding those must-have gifts for the holiday season. Plenty of retailers have been working hard behind the scenes to be ready to deck the halls …

Walmart has singing Baby Shark costumes for less than $20

Kate Streit  |  October 2, 2019

It’s officially October, and preparations for Halloween are in full swing. If your kids are still in need of a costume for the holiday — and your tolerance for the “Baby Shark” song is at an all-time high — you might want to check out this deal. Walmart has singing Baby Shark costumes on sale …

Shipments Of A Generic Zantac Halted After FDA Warns Of Low Level Probable Carcinogen In Zantac And Its Generic Version

CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid are pulling Zantac off their shelves for a potential cancer-causing chemical

Kate Streit  |  October 2, 2019

The Food and Drug Administration is alerting the public to a voluntary recall of over-the-counter (OTC) ranitidine tablets (75 mg and 150 mg) manufactured by Apotex Corp. These pills may contain low levels of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), an impurity that is considered a probable human carcinogen — meaning it can cause cancer. In response, several major …

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

It’s finally here! It’s officially Halloween month, and if you’re looking for a way to celebrate, Applebee’s has something you’ll want to sink your teeth into this October. In honor of the spookiest time of the year, this month’s new $1 Neighborhood Drink of the Month is called “Vampire.” Now through Halloween on Oct. 31, …

8 surprising things you can rent instead of buy

Brittany Anas  |  September 30, 2019

These days, homes are doubling as hotels (Airbnb) and personal cars are taxis (Uber). Suffice to say, the concept of a shared economy is becoming more and more prominent. Still, you may be surprised by the variety of goods and services (and chickens!) that you can rent rather than buy. Here are eight surprising things …

Walmart To Raise Its Minimum Raise To 11 Dollars An Hour

Barbies are buy one, get one free on Walmart.com

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 30, 2019

It may be a bit early to ask for holiday wish lists from your children, but it’s never too early to start shopping. And if you know your kids love all things Harry Potter and “Wicked,” you’ll want to take advantage of this deal and stock up for the holidays. Walmart is offering an online-only …

Low-Cost Apparel Retailer Forever 21 To File For Bankruptcy According To Reports

Forever 21 filed for bankruptcy and will close hundreds of stores

Kathleen St. John  |  September 30, 2019

Shopping-mall stalwart Forever 21 announced Sunday that the company has filed for bankruptcy protection. A letter to their customers posted on the Forever 21 website reassured fans that the company wasn’t going away. “Essentially this [filing] allows Forever 21 to continue to operate its stores as usual, while the Company takes positive steps to reorganize …

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

Is there anything better in this hectic lifestyle we all live than quickly pulling up to a drive-thru and grabbing some dinner without even having to leave your car? Yes, there is: having the food come directly to your house so you don’t even have to get off the couch (except to answer the door). …

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

Your kids will love this free ‘Paw Patrol’ trick-or-treat event at Target

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 27, 2019

If you have little ones who love “Paw Patrol,” Target is having a free Halloween event you’re not going to want to miss! From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, kids are invited to dress in costume and head to their local Target to trick-or-treat their way through the store and watch …

Walmart To Raise Its Minimum Raise To 11 Dollars An Hour

Get a 2-pack of cute throw blankets for $10 at Walmart

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 26, 2019

Fall is officially here and that means it’s time to start pulling your winter clothes and your cozy blankets out of storage. If you’re in need of some new throw blankets to keep warm in the cold weather, there is a good deal at Walmart that you’ll want to jump on. For a limited time, …

You can buy a trunk full of Disney princess costumes—and it’s only $35

Kate Streit  |  September 25, 2019

If you have a little one who adores Disney princesses, you’ll want to check out this Disney princess dress-up trunk deluxe, which is available exclusively on Amazon. The 21-piece dress-up trunk is so wildly popular that it keeps selling out before being restocked again. At the moment, it seems to be in stock, and it’s …

T.J. Maxx And Marshalls Takes Step Away Ivanka Trump's Clothing Line

Marshalls launched a website so you can now shop bargains online

Kate Streit  |  September 25, 2019

Get ready to online shop ’til you drop, because discount retailer Marshalls just launched its first online store. Previously, shoppers had to go to one of the chain’s more than 1,000 brick-and-mortar stores to score some deals. Now they can bargain-hunt from the comfort of home — or wherever their smartphones take them. The merchandise …

You can buy inflatable T-rex costumes for the whole family for more than 50% off right now

Mandy Gambrell  |  September 24, 2019

The popular T-rex costume that’s been the stuff of viral YouTube videos is currently on sale, meaning that your longtime dreams of frolicking about your neighborhood dressed up as a dinosaur are finally within reach. You’ve likely seen this dinosaur costume before. It’s been donned by a meteorologist on air during a weather report. It’s …

After Target Lowers Sales Forecast, Shares Plummet

You can get a $10 gift card with a $100 Target pickup purchase

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 23, 2019

Is there anything better than getting something for free just for buying something else you already wanted? Nope! Target is offering just such a deal and it’s too good to pass up. Now through Sept. 28, you can get a free $10 Target gift card when you spend $100 and use in-store order pick-up, drive-up …

Get up to 87% off Highlights magazine subscriptions with this deal

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 23, 2019

If Highlights magazine was a childhood staple for you, you’re going to want to check out this deal that will help you get your own kids reading even more. Groupon is offering a deal on Highlights magazine right now that will get you up to 87% a subscription. What a bargain! Highlights magazine is geared …

Perdue recalled 495 pounds of chicken for undeclared allergens

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  September 20, 2019

If you’ve recently bought frozen chicken, you may want to check your kitchen freezer. That’s because Perdue Foods has issued a recall of 495 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken due to mislabeling and undeclared allergens, the company announced this week. Bags of gluten-free chicken tenders were mistakenly packaged with chicken nuggets that contained wheat, a common allergen and …

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 …

McDonald's Same Store Sales Up 7.1 Percent In January

McDonald’s is giving away limited-edition clothes when you order delivery on Sept. 19

Jennifer Nied  |  September 19, 2019

McDonalds is giving everyone something to celebrate today. Thanks to the fast-food chain, Thursday night is McDelivery Night In. Thursday’s one-night McDelivery event includes more than just burgers and fries coming to your door. Fans can snag a free limited-edition McDonald’s souvenir with any McDelivery purchase of $10 or more through Uber Eats. (Hello, late-night …

General Mills is recalling Gold Medal flour for potential E. coli contamination

Kate Streit  |  September 18, 2019

Check your pantry, because General Mills has voluntarily recalled 5-pound bags of Gold Medal unbleached all-purpose flour for possible E. coli contamination. General Mills announced the recall after the strain E. coli 026 was found during a sampling of Gold Medal’s 5-pound bags of unbleached flour. The recalled flour has better if used by date …

The new Harry Potter Lego Advent calendar has arrived

Mandy Gambrell  |  September 17, 2019

“Harry Potter” fans have a new way to show their love this holiday season — and it doubles as a toy, too. A new “Harry Potter” Lego Advent calendar features Lego characters including Harry, Hermione and Ron, as well as Albus Dumbledore, Professor Filius Flitwick and Hedwig the owl. The Lego Harry Potter 2019 Advent …

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

If you’re already worried about the costs of the upcoming holiday season and being able to afford presents, one way to make some extra cash is to pick up shifts as a seasonal worker. Stores like Target, Kohl’s and even companies like Amazon and UPS all hire seasonal workers for what is their busiest time …

Apple Unveils New Product Updates At Its Cupertino Headquarters

Get a free $200 Sam’s Club gift card when you pre-order the iPhone 11

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 13, 2019

If you’re in need of a new phone and are looking at Apple’s latest iPhone models, Sam’s Club is offering a deal you will not want to miss. Now through Sept. 15, or while supplies last, you can get a $200 Sam’s Club gift card when you pre-order the new iPhone 11, Pro or Pro …

GameStop

GameStop is closing 200 stores

WXYZ News  |  September 13, 2019

It’s game over for hundreds of GameStop locations worldwide. The world’s largest video game retailer announced plans to close 180 to 200 under-performing stores in the U.S. and abroad. GameStop warned that even more stores could close over the next two years. “We are applying a more definitive, analytic approach, including profit levels and sales …

GM CEO Mary Barra Holds Press Conference On Ignition Switch Recall

GM is recalling 3.5 million SUVs and pickups for a brake issue

Mandy Gambrell  |  September 12, 2019

General Motors has issued a recall for 3.5 million trucks and SUVs because of a brakes problem. The company is “voluntarily recalling certain 2014-2018 model year Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet Suburban, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Sierra, and GMC Yukon vehicles for a condition related to increased brake pedal effort,” GM said in a statement. “In rare …

You can get $56 off Superhero and Disney booster car seats right now

Kathleen St. John  |  September 12, 2019

KidsEmbrace car seats come patterned with all sorts of kid-favorite characters — from Marvel heroes to “PAW Patrol” pups to Disney stars — and right now they’re on sale at Amazon for as low as $92.99. Bargain-hunting website Hip2Save dug up the deal, which is valid for certain styles of KidsEmbrace seats. A Captain America seat, …

You’ll need to answer an email from Equifax to get your $125 settlement from the data breach

Marie Rossiter  |  September 11, 2019

Time is running out for consumers to claim their portion of a settlement made by the Equifax credit monitoring company. And now, Equifax is asking those who have made claims to complete one more task before they can get a cash settlement up to $125. Back in 2017, hackers broke into the Equifax database and …

You can get round-trip flights to Ireland for $399 right now

Bridget Sharkey  |  September 10, 2019

Ireland is one of Europe’s most popular travel destinations, and for good reason. From the natural beauty of the landscape to its rich culture and history to the charming hospitality of its residents, Ireland should be on everyone’s bucket list. And now, you can find dramatically discounted round-trip flights to Ireland on Aer Lingus. Aer …

After Target Lowers Sales Forecast, Shares Plummet

Target is rolling out a new rewards program—here’s everything we know about it

Anna Weaver  |  September 10, 2019

As if we need another reason to feed our Target addiction. The home of the red bullseye will launch its new Target Circle rewards program nationwide on Oct. 6. And it includes some new perks for users with no membership fee. For those who haven’t wanted to add another credit card to their wallet but …