Thanksgiving turkey at dinner table

Aldi and Walmart are lowering prices on Thanksgiving groceries

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 26, 2023

Both grocers are reducing prices starting Nov. 1 on favorite traditional holiday foods and charcuterie items in advance of Thanksgiving.

People watch movie in theater

AMC is offering $5 movie tickets, but you won’t know what’s playing

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 26, 2023

If you don't mind not knowing which movie you're seeing, this AMC Theatres deal on Nov. 6 might be right up your alley.

VacLife Leaf Blower Cordless with Battery and Charger

This cordless leaf blower is just $90 today

Marie Rossiter  |  October 19, 2023

The VacLife Electric Cordless Leaf Blower, which is 55% off right now, comes with a blower, attachable air tube, battery and charger

Children sit in a row reading books

Get a free children’s book with Mott’s purchases

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 17, 2023

Buy Mott's Fruit Flavored Snacks and you can get up to 16 free books when you provide a receipt as proof of purchase.

The 10 best deals at Lowe’s 72 hours of Super Savings sale

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 9, 2023

The sale, which runs Oct. 9-11, offers deep discounts on appliances, electronics, home goods, tools and lawn and garden essentials.

Hand holds remote choosing from many streaming options on TV

Discovery+ announces price hike, and Netflix could follow

Marie Rossiter  |  October 5, 2023

Discovery+ is the latest streaming service to announce a price increase for subscriptions this year, and Netflix could be charging more soon.

Entrance to the Juilliard School

The Juilliard School will no longer charge tuition for graduate acting program

Kathleen St. John  |  October 5, 2023

Talented actors will now get a leg up at the Juilliard School, which is offering its masters program in acting with no tuition costs.

How to claim money in the A&W soda class-action settlement

Jennifer Graham Kizer  |  October 4, 2023

If you have purchased A&W root beer with a specific claim on the label, you may be entitled to a small amount of cash.

Woman opens Amazon boxes

The best early deals at Amazon’s Prime Big Deal Days sale

Marie Rossiter  |  October 3, 2023

Amazon's Prime Big Day Deal Days sale runs Oct. 10-11, but there are plenty of deals to be had now, ahead of the sale event.

Target retail storefront in Hudson, Wisconsin

The 10 best deals at Target’s Circle Week sale

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 2, 2023

During Target Circle Week 2023, Oct. 1-7, find deals like 40% off kitchen goods, 30% off women's clothing and 20% off bed and bath.

Uber Eats will start accepting food stamps in 2024

Bridget Sharkey  |  September 26, 2023

Uber Eats will allow customers to pay using SNAP/EBT benefits in an effort to make grocery delivery available to more people.

Couple pays bills at kitchen table

From now on you get your credit reports free once a week

Kathleen St. John  |  September 22, 2023

All three major credit reporting agencies, Equifax, Experian and TransUnion, made a joint announcement about the new policy on Sept. 18.

Prime members, download this Amazon app and get a $15 credit

Jennifer Graham Kizer  |  September 20, 2023

Prime members can download Amazon Photos on iOS, Android or Google Play, then get a $15 credit to use during the site's Big Deal Days.

Olive Garden's Never Ending Pasta Bowl dishes

Olive Garden’s Never Ending Pasta Bowl is returning soon

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 20, 2023

The annual pasta event starts this year on Sept. 25 and runs through Nov. 19. It's only available in restaurants.

Cold Starbucks drinks on table in store

Get a free $5 Starbucks gift card today only

Marie Rossiter  |  September 19, 2023

To get the deal, you have to buy a Starbucks gift card by the end of the day on Sept. 19 or before 110,000 people claim it.

McDonald's arches

How to get a 50-cent double cheeseburger from McDonald’s today

Marie Rossiter  |  September 18, 2023

For National Cheeseburger Day on Sept. 18, McDonald's is reducing the price of a cheeseburger to just 50 cents. Order through the app.

Wendy's chocolate Frostys in red cups

You can get 5 Jr. Frostys for $1 while giving to kids in need

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 14, 2023

If you buy a Frosty Boo! Book for $1, you'll get 5 coupons for a Jr. Frosty, and this year, you also get a coupon for a $1.99 Kids' Meal.

Sam's Club exterior sign

Earn a $5 in-store credit for getting your flu shot at Sam’s Club

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 6, 2023

Medical experts say its time to get your flu shot. If you have it done at Sam's Club, you can get a $5 credit good in the store.

Get BOGO Starbucks every Thursday in September

Marie Rossiter  |  September 6, 2023

You have to be a rewards member to get this deal, and it's only good for drinks from the fall menu, including the classic pumpkin spice latte.

Spend 5 nights at an all-inclusive villa in the Maldives for $3,174

Lauren Alexander  |  September 1, 2023

This deal offered by Luxury Escapes offers guests a five-night stay at five-star villa in the Maldives for just $3,174 before taxes.

Man holds Amazon boxes

Amazon raises free shipping minimum to $35 for customers in some markets

Marie Rossiter  |  August 30, 2023

Amazon has confirmed to media outlets that it is raising the free shipping minimum in some regions to $35.

Here are 23 of the best deals to shop at Amazon’s Labor Day sale

Marie Rossiter  |  August 29, 2023

This Labor Day, hop over to Amazon to save on a bevy of items including area rugs, home security systems and thermal leggings.

Fall Blizzards from DQ on table

Dairy Queen will have Blizzards for just 85 cents for 2 weeks

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 29, 2023

Dairy Queen is honoring the creation of the Blizzard in 1985 by offering small discounted Blizzards priced at 85 cents.

Firehouse Subs storefront

Get a BOGO deal at Firehouse Subs on Labor Day

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 29, 2023

If you buy a medium or large sub, drink and chips at Firehouse Subs on Labor Day, you can get another medium sub for free.

Many kinds of Barbie dolls

The hot 2023 holiday toys you should start buying now

John Matarese  |  August 28, 2023

It’s only August, but if you’re a parent or grandparent, you will soon be forced to think about toy shopping for the holiday season. And while the weather may still be hot near you, hot holiday toys are already selling.…

Oscar Mayer is giving away straws shaped like hot dogs

Patricia Kaowthumrong  |  August 24, 2023

The company is giving away the silicone straws to honor the one-year anniversary of the viral 'Hot Dog Straw' video.

Kids in cute Halloween costumes hold candy buckets

Halloween creeping up earlier than ever: Shop now or wait for lower prices?

John Matarese  |  August 18, 2023

We chatted with experts to determine whether you should stock up on Halloween supplies now, or wait until closer to the holiday.

Aldi to buy all Winn-Dixie grocery stores

Scripps News  |  August 17, 2023

Once the deal is completed, Aldi will take over operations of all Winn-Dixie and Harveys Supermarket locations.

Payout from Apple’s iPhone slowdown lawsuit is finally coming

Tod Caviness  |  August 16, 2023

Apple will finally be paying out $65 to customers, who all filed claims before the deadline in 2020, seeking relief.

Walmart+ members can get 20 cents off per gallon at select gas stations

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 15, 2023

A limited, members-only discount of 20 cents per gallon of gas at Exxon or Mobil stations makes this a great time to sign up for Walmart+.

Disney to raise prices on Disney+ and Hulu streaming services

Scripps News  |  August 10, 2023

Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger said the company is looking to increase profits by hiking prices by $3 for its ad-free Disney+ and Hulu.

5 million Kias and Hyundais still need this urgent fix

John Matarese  |  August 7, 2023

Certain Hyundai and Kia models are at increased risk of being stolen, and millions of owners are still driving around without the free fix.

Students and teacher use school supplies

Secrets for saving money on back-to-school clothing

John Matarese  |  July 30, 2023

You don't have to spend a fortune to get your kiddos ready to head back to the classroom. Read on to learn some back-to-school tips.

Subway sign on storefront

Subway offering free sandwiches for life if you change your name

Scripps News  |  July 28, 2023

Subway is choosing one lucky winner of a lifetime full of sandwiches—all they have to do is legally change their name to "Subway."

amazon boxes on conveyor belt

Amazon rolls out feature to alert customers about recalls

Scripps News  |  July 27, 2023

'When we learn of a recall, we stop all impacted product offerings and hold any related stock in our fulfillment centers,' Amazon states.

Many kinds of Barbie dolls

Barbie dolls are spiking in value, thanks to new ‘Barbie’ movie

John Matarese  |  July 21, 2023

With a much-hyped movie on the way, certain collectible Barbie dolls, Ken dolls and accessories are selling for more right now.

Expedia’s new rewards program could help you save on travel

Emily O'Brien  |  July 20, 2023

The rewards program grants members what's called OneKeyCash for every dollar spent on hotels, flights and cars, helping them save on travel.

Back-to-school shopping slows as families struggle with inflation

John Matarese  |  July 17, 2023

With prices up, families with kids are cutting back in other areas, including school supplies. Here's what you need to know.

McDonald's sign outside the fast food restaurant in Wheeling, Ill.

McDonald’s is giving away free fries for National French Fry Day

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 13, 2023

July 13 is National French Fry day, and McDonald's isn't the only fast food chain offering a deal on free fries to celebrate.

Meghan Markle’s sneakers are on sale right now during Amazon Prime Day

Marie Rossiter  |  July 12, 2023

Thanks to Amazon Prime Day, shoppers can pick up a pair of sneakers just like the ones worn by the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle.

Items on sale for Amazon Prime Day 2023

Our ultimate guide to the best Prime Day deals to know about this year

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 12, 2023

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.Prime Day…

Vitamix blender on sale for Prime Day

This powerful Vitamix blender is $100 off right now during Amazon Prime Day

Jennifer Graham Kizer  |  July 11, 2023

Vitamix has a collection of blenders on sale both at Amazon and Walmart, including its Explorian blender with 10 settings.

Man holds Amazon boxes

How to tackle Amazon Prime Day to find the best deals

John Matarese  |  July 7, 2023

If you're hoping to take advantage of all the savings on Amazon Prime Day, it pays to have a plan. Here's what to know.

Walmart has a 10-foot trampoline on sale for just $173 (regularly $500)

Marie Rossiter  |  July 7, 2023

If your kids could use some bouncty time out in the backyard, this 10-foot trampoline might be exactly what you need — and it's on sale!

Get a free personalized label on a bottle of Maker’s Mark

Helen Lee  |  July 5, 2023

Know someone who loves Kentucky bourbon whisky? A bottle of Maker's Mark with a custom label is the perfect gift for a special occasion.

Bose recalls 1 million older sound systems due to fire risk

Scripps News  |  July 3, 2023

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the problem is with the module's electrical components, which can fail and start a fire.

Amazon is selling this 64GB Fire HD 10 Tablet for $90 (regularly $190)

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 3, 2023

Looking for a new tablet for yourself or a loved one? This Amazon Fire tablet is a great deal right now for Prime members.

The Incredible Hulk roller coaster is seen at Universal Orlando Resort's Islands of Adventure theme park.

Universal Orlando tickets: Get 2 days free when you buy 3

Clint Davis  |  July 3, 2023

Ready for a vacation? If you love rollercoasters, you can get a great deal on theme park tickets via Groupon.

Easy ways to save money on your Fourth of July barbecue

John Matarese  |  July 2, 2023

You don't have to spend a fortune to have a fun Fourth of July barbecue. You can make some easy swaps to save money.

Hands hold Dunkin' cold brew coffees

You can get a free medium cold brew at Dunkin’ in July

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 1, 2023

Dunkin' Rewards members can get one free medium cold brew with any purchase during the month of July. It's free to join.

From our partners