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 $1,000 for watching 25 hours of the show. If interested, you will have to watch 25 hours’ worth (roughly 60 episodes) before …

You could win a free pair of dog goggles for your pup

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 23, 2019

If you’ve ever owned a dog — or even if you have simply watched one in the car next to you while stopped at a red light — you know how much pups love car rides … and poking their heads out car windows. Personally, I don’t even like the window rolled down a little …

Yankee Candle: Buy 3 large jar candles, get 3 free

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 23, 2019

If you’re a fan of lighting candles in your home, you know the best time of the year is nearly upon us. Sure, the smell of blooming flowers is nice in the spring and a peppermint candle is nice around the holidays, but fall? That is prime candle-burning time, my friends! In preparation for the …

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

You can get Applebee’s delivered for free every Sunday during football season

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 22, 2019

While I’m not a sports fan and don’t particularly look forward to football season, I can 100% get behind all the delicious food and drinks that go along with game-watching parties. Whether you’re baking cakes shaped like footballs every Sunday night or only looking forward to the Super Bowl — once football season begins, it …

This boot company needs people to test its boots

Augusta Statz  |  August 22, 2019

If your job is physically demanding, or you find yourself outdoors, on your feet all day at work, in all weather, you need a pair of shoes you can rely on. And that’s precisely what the Georgia Boot Company aims to provide. The retailer’s been making quality boots and more footwear ever since the brand …

After Target Lowers Sales Forecast, Shares Plummet

Mark your calendar for Target’s car seat trade-in event

Mandy Gambrell  |  August 22, 2019

Parents in the market for a new car seat can take an expired or unwanted one to Target to get a deal on a new one during its trade-in event next month. The store has been having car seat trade-in events since 2016. They now offer 20% off a new car seat purchase to those …

You can get these highly rated JCPenney quick-dry bath towels for just $7 (regularly $14)

Augusta Statz  |  August 20, 2019

Quick-drying towels are a must, especially during the already humid summer season. And if you’re looking to give your bathroom a refresh, now’s the time to do it, because you can score a deal on highly-rated, quick-drying bath towels from JCPenney when you shop in-store or online now. The towels are 50% off, marked down …

Crispin Pearsecco is giving away a $10,000 pear-shaped engagement ring

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 20, 2019

If you’re thinking of proposing to the love of your life anytime soon, you’re probably well aware that engagement rings are one of the biggest wedding-associated costs. Even if you don’t fork over some serious cash and go the celebrity engagement ring route, you’re still likely to spend thousands of dollars — all before you …

You can now rent clothes from Banana Republic, Bloomingdale’s and other popular retailers

Mandy Gambrell  |  August 20, 2019

There’s no longer a need to splurge on designer and everyday clothing and have it sit in your closet when you’re no longer in love with it. You can send it back and get something new without paying more! Several big retailers are changing with consumer habits and offering their clothes for rent. Banana Republic …

Disney World’s $79 ‘mid-day’ tickets are perfect for people who don’t like to get up early

Marie Rossiter  |  August 20, 2019

A Walt Disney World vacation can sometimes feel more like a marathon than a relaxing time with the family. It’s tempting to get up at the crack of dawn to see and do as much as possible until late at night. But a vacation should allow you to sleep in when you want, right? That’s …

Take $20 off this screen-free phone for kids at Target

Kate Streit  |  August 20, 2019

The ability to communicate with your kids when they’re away from home is crucial, but giving them a smartphone can come with a lot of headaches. If you want to be able to reach your kid at any time, but would still like to limit their screen time, the Relay Screenless Phone/Walkie Talkie & GPS …

Patagonia is having a huge sale—up to 50% off

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 19, 2019

Outdoor clothing brand Patagonia’s annual late-summer sale just started, and it includes markdowns on all of their past-season products, regardless of the current season. You’ll find up to 50% off everything from polo shirts to winter coats, rain jackets, shorts, underwear and backpacks for men, women and children. So it’s the perfect time to pick …

Adorable fall decor you can buy on Amazon for under $25

Kate Streit  |  August 19, 2019

Summer’s not over yet, but it’s never too early to start planning for autumn. As you prepare for cooler temperatures and all the upcoming holidays like Halloween and Thanksgiving, it’s fun to give your home a little seasonal refresh. A number of cute autumnal decor items can be found on Amazon at great prices. Check …

Save up to 50% at Charming Charlie’s store closing sale

Marie Rossiter  |  August 16, 2019

Charming Charlie, a nationwide chain of clothing and accessories stores, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is closing all of its locations Aug. 31. Signs in every store and the retailer’s website boasts of savings up to 50% on everything in stock. Going out of business sales like these often sound like a fantastic …

Bugatti’s new hypercar sold for $18.7 million, making it the most expensive car ever

Chelsea Davis  |  August 15, 2019

Car fans, get ready to start drooling. Bugatti’s $18.7 million hypercar, the La Voiture Noire, has been sold to an anonymous buyer, making it the most expensive new car ever sold. The La Voiture Noire was presented to the world for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, which was the …

Millions of Holocaust records are now available for free online for the first time

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 15, 2019

Knowing more about where you’re from and the history of your family via an ancestral DNA test is becoming increasingly popular. Stories like the one of Walter Gordy and Mark Tolson, friends who discovered they were brothers via a DNA test, show just one of the reasons why so many people try out these kits. …

Jimmy John’s is giving away $250,000 to one lucky customer to buy a new house

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 15, 2019

There comes a time in everyone’s life that you really want food that’s not from your fridge … but you also don’t want to leave the house. Thanks to apps like GrubHub and UberEats, you can get everything from Taco Bell to White Castle delivered to your door, with a catch. While it works for …

This ‘Toy Story 4’ Little People set is on sale for $15

Augusta Statz  |  August 15, 2019

For any kiddos who loved the “Toy Story 4” movie, this Little People toy set is a must-have. You can get the group of seven figurines fashioned to look like all our favorite characters — Woody, Buzz, Forky and more — for just $14.99 right now. The toy set is available on Amazon, marked down …

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Here’s how you can win a cooking lesson with celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 15, 2019

I am not ashamed to say I have several meal ideas I rotate during the week and rarely veer away from them. I am not experimental in the kitchen and am admittedly a pretty picky eater. That’s not to say that I don’t like to cook or don’t want to get better, because I definitely …

Serena Williams is rolling out a Wheaties box celebrating women’s soccer, and every single cent will go to charity

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 15, 2019

If you’ve ever dreamed of being an athlete, you may have also pictured yourself on a Wheaties box. For the four-time world champion U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT), that dream is now a reality, thanks to a partnership with tennis champion Serena Williams. There are 10,000 commemorative limited-edition boxes featuring the team available. You …

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

You could win a free ‘surprise box’ from Marshalls this Friday

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 14, 2019

Anyone who knows me knows I love a good deal. I rarely go shopping without coupons and I can’t remember the last time I bought something at full price. That’s why Marshalls has always been one of my go-to stores for clothes, home decor and pretty much everything in between. But while they are always …

Dole Shares Rise on CEO Buyout Offer

Dole is recalling baby spinach products in 10 states because of possible salmonella contamination

Kathleen St. John  |  August 14, 2019

Heads up, healthy people: Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. announced a recall of two of the company’s baby spinach products on Tuesday. The recall affects 6-ounce bags and 10-ounce clamshells of Dole baby spinach. The products expired on August 5 and should no longer be available in stores, but consumers may still have affected bags in …

Wendy's Sells Major Stake In Arby's To Private Equity Group

Wendy’s is giving away 2 million spicy chicken nuggets

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 14, 2019

After a two-year hiatus, Wendy’s spicy chicken nuggets are officially back! You heard right. If you head to the fast-food chain today, you can once again enjoy the crispy, spicy, meaty, chicken-flavored goodness that’s been missing from menus for some time. It’s mostly thanks to Chance the Rapper, who tweeted about the nuggets in May. …

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 …

Amazon Buys Whole Foods For Over 13 Billion

Here’s how to get 10% off your Amazon textbook purchase

Mandy Gambrell  |  August 13, 2019

Amazon currently has a promotion for students as they start to descend upon university campuses around the country. Those who spend $100 or more on textbooks sold by Amazon can get 10% off their purchase (with a maximum savings of $50). We all know students need every discount they can get! There are some restrictions …

A Danish bank is basically paying people to borrow money to buy houses

Kate Streit  |  August 12, 2019

If you’re struggling to become a homeowner, you’re not alone. But a Danish bank is hoping to make the process a little bit easier by offering mortgages at a negative interest rate. Jyske Bank, the third-largest bank in Denmark, will allow customers to take out a 10-year fixed-rate mortgage with an interest rate of -0.5%. …

You can now get a SodaStream that looks like the clear phone from the ’90s

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 9, 2019

I have a ton of fond memories of growing up in the ’90s. From the fashion and music to the movies (“Titanic” will forever be my favorite) and accessories, the fact that we all made it out without Jelly sandals stuck to our feet and our hair tangled in scrunchies is honestly pretty impressive. Next …

QVC now offers a beauty subscription box, and here’s what in the first one

Kate Streit  |  August 9, 2019

As if we weren’t already throwing all of our money at various subscription boxes, home shopping company QVC has launched its first beauty subscription box. It’s called TILI Try It, Love It, and each month’s box is a collaboration with a different influencer. When you enroll, you’ll automatically be billed $25 a month until you …

Apple Watch Available at Retail Locations

What you need to know about Apple’s new credit card

Mandy Gambrell  |  August 9, 2019

Apple has long dominated the consumer electronics space and now this tech giant is expanding into yet another business: Credit. But most people can’t get the new Apple Card just yet. CNN reported that hundreds of thousands of people asked to be notified when the card became available. From them, Apple randomly selected some people …

Here’s how you can save $30 on clothing at Costco right now

Marie Rossiter  |  August 8, 2019

If you’re looking to get some new clothes for the start of the school year, then Costco has some amazing deals right now. This online-only deal is a mix-and-match sale on clothing, luggage and handbags. Here’s how the savings break down: Buy three items, save $3 total Buy four items, save $6 total Buy five …

Pizza Hut is closing hundreds of restaurants

Bridget Sharkey  |  August 8, 2019

Pizza Hut has just announced that they will be closing hundreds of restaurants in the next two years. The company is closing locations as part of its plan to move away from their dine-in restaurants and toward home delivery and pick-up. “We are leaning in to accelerate the transition of our Pizza Hut U.S. asset …

Disney’s new streaming service will offer a bundle that includes Hulu, Disney+ and ESPN+

Mandy Gambrell  |  August 8, 2019

It looks like cord-cutters everywhere may actually benefit from the fact that Disney has a controlling stake in Hulu. Disney’s new streaming service, called Disney+, will be bundled with ESPN+ and Hulu for just $12.99 a month! Those are some heavy hitters in the world of content viewing. This deal could be a godsend for …

Olive Garden is bringing back its ‘Never Ending Pasta Pass’

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 7, 2019

If you like pasta, chances are you’ve taken a trip to Olive Garden. If you love pasta, then you’ll want to take advantage of a deal from the Italian fast-casual chain. Olive Garden is bringing back their Never Ending Pasta Pass, a discount card that provides deals on meals. This year the chain is giving …

Perkins and Marie Callender’s parent company is filing for bankruptcy and closing restaurants

Bridget Sharkey  |  August 6, 2019

Bad news for Perkins fans and employees: The company has filed for bankruptcy again, and Perkins and Marie Callender’s locations across the country will close as part of the filing. Perkins has struggled with franchises going dark as their parent company fought to stay afloat. Ten Perkins locations — in Florida, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Kansas …

Here’s how to enter to win a free trip to the Margaritaville Resort

Jennifer Nied  |  August 6, 2019

Shark Week took place last week on the Discovery Channel and is now over, but fans can still keep that exploratory spirit alive. That’s because LandShark Lager, the island-style brew, wants to give people a real-life shark experience and a wonderful tropical vacation all in one. Right now, LandShark is offering up an all inclusive …

Lady Gaga launched her own makeup line, and here’s where you can buy it

Augusta Statz  |  August 5, 2019

Lady Gaga is a huge proponent of self-love and self-expression. In keeping with that, she’s delivering products that will help makeup lovers unleash their inner creativity by smearing sparkling shadows across their lids, painting their lips in bold colors and more. The singer has created a beauty brand called Haus Laboratories so that anyone can …

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

Applebee’s August $1 drink of the month is a Mai Tai

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 5, 2019

Summer is coming to an end soon and before you know it, we’ll be swapping swimsuits for sweaters and fall will officially take over. But before you start ordering your pumpkin spice lattes, Applebee’s wants you to sip on something else this August — their new $1 Neighborhood Drink of the Month, a Mai Tai. …

Amazon is offering 50% off diapers—here’s how to get the deal

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 5, 2019

If you have a baby in diapers at home, you might want to head over to Amazon, so you can score half off your next diaper purchase. Now for a limited time, Amazon Prime members can save 50% off their first subscribe and save diapers purchase. All you have to do is clip the 50% …

Nearly half of households can’t find $400 to cover an emergency

Mandy Gambrell  |  August 1, 2019

If we aren’t able to cover a $400 emergency expense, we probably aren’t saving enough for retirement. That’s the belief behind a question the government asked on a recent survey in which it found 39% of people said they would struggle to come up with that kind of cash on the fly. The question the …

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 …

Chris Madden Emerges As A Competitor To Martha Stewart

Converse shoes are buy one, get one free at JCPenney

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 1, 2019

If you’re a fan of Converse shoes, you won’t want to pass up this amazing deal JCPenney has on your favorite kicks. They’re going fast, so don’t delay! For a limited time, Converse shoes are buy one, get one free. The deal includes men’s and women’s shoes (none for kids, sorry), and prices are between …

The Pioneer Woman Magazine Celebration with Ree Drummond

You can now buy adorable Pioneer Woman luggage at Walmart

Kate Streit  |  August 1, 2019

Headed out on vacation? Travel in style with new Pioneer Woman luggage from Walmart. Ree Drummond, aka The Pioneer Woman, is now offering a new collection of suitcases at the retail chain. The line includes hard-sided suitcases in three pretty floral patterns: rose garden, breezy blossom and vintage floral. These 20-inch suitcases are priced at …

You can pre-order the Nintendo Switch Lite for $200

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  August 1, 2019

Great news for gamers and parents of video game-loving kids: The Nintendo Switch Lite is now available for pre-order at Amazon, Target, and other retailers. Set for release on September 20, the Nintendo Switch Lite is available in three color options — gray, turquoise, and yellow — and is priced at $199.99. There will also …

Uber Eats is giving away 1 million White Castle sliders

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 31, 2019

You might know White Castle from your own visits to the fast-food chain. Or you might know it from the 2004 comedy about two friends who go on an adventure driving to one. In either case, there’s reason to celebrate. In honor of the fifteenth anniversary of “Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle” and …

Here’s how you can win free Mott’s products for a year

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 31, 2019

Summer is officially more than half over and that means it’s nearly time to send the kids back to school. To celebrate another school year, Mott’s is giving away free products for the entire year! If you already drop an applesauce pouch into your child’s lunch every day, this sweepstake is too good to pass …

Government Plans Education Summit

Staples helps you “Thank a Teacher,” giving away $100K to teachers nationwide

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 31, 2019

While teachers positively impact students on a daily basis, some go above and beyond and end up standing out among all others. These are the teachers that leave a lasting impression on their students, one they carry along with them into adulthood and for the rest of their lives. To celebrate the impact these teachers …

Olive Garden is now offering $5 take-home entrees all year long

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 31, 2019

One of my favorite things about dining out is the leftovers, and I’m not the only one who loves the idea of extending my dinner into the next day. Olive Garden is now making it easier to go home with not just leftovers, but an entire extra entree: The restaurant chain is turning their limited-time …

Gap To Close A Quarter Of US Stores By 2016

Gap and Banana Republic are giving out discount coupons as part of this class-action settlement

Jessica Suss  |  July 31, 2019

Several years ago, popular clothing retailers Gap and Banana Republic were slapped with a class action lawsuit for luring in shoppers with deceptive sales that didn’t actually save shoppers as much money as the businesses claimed. Now, a judge has awarded a $228 million dollar settlement to plaintiffs — which only averages out to two …

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 …

New Orleans Wrestles With Homeless Pets After Katrina

This police department let people pay off parking tickets with donations to an animal shelter

Jessica Suss  |  July 31, 2019

Things we dislike: parking tickets. Things we like: helping the animals. Things we definitely like: being able to pay off parking tickets with donations to the animal shelter. It’s not a ridiculous idea, either. The police department in Muncie, Indiana, led a wildly successful four-day campaign to let people in town pay off their parking …