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Free stuff kids can get for having good grades

Kate Streit  |  June 4, 2019

Kids with good report cards can score free ice cream, doughnuts and even money from some banks and credit unions.

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You Can Get Free Coffee And Doughnuts At Walmart On June 7 For National Doughnut Day

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 3, 2019

When you think of holidays, odds are you will think of something traditional, like Christmas and Thanksgiving, or perhaps Halloween. Did you know, however, there’s some kind of holiday being celebrated pretty much every day? Most involve food, like National…

Traveler in Europe enjoys view of beautiful buildings and sea

This dating app is hiring someone to travel the world and go on dates

Anna Weaver  |  June 3, 2019

Ever wanted to go on dates in exotic locations around the world, make new friends and not have to pay a dime for it? Enter Bumble, the women-first dating app, which is looking for a “Global Connector Bee” to travel…

Here’s the value of $1 in each state, according to recent data

Brittany Anas  |  June 3, 2019

A dollar, as it turns out, is not always worth a dollar. Rather, it varies — and by quite a lot — depending on where you’re at in the United States, according to a new analysis from 24/7 Wall St.,…

You Can Get Giant Wooden Games At Aldi For $29.99

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 31, 2019

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Kids Can Bring Home Adorable Crafts During Michaels’ Family Make Week

Marie Rossiter  |  May 31, 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…

Family Dollar Will Start Selling Alcohol At 1,000 Stores

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 31, 2019

These changes are happening at Family Dollar stores, too, as part of the rebranding effort.

FedEx Reports Sharp Decline In Quarterly Profits

FedEx Plans to Start Delivering Packages 7 Days a Week

Kate Streit  |  May 31, 2019

"Expanding our operations to include Sunday residential deliveries further increases our ability to meet the demands of e-commerce shippers and online shoppers," Subramaniam said.

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Dollar Tree Is Rolling Out Products That Cost More Than $1

Kate Streit  |  May 31, 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.Dollar Tree…

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

You Can Get an Instant Pot Aura at Target for Almost Half Price

Kate Streit  |  May 29, 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…

7 Ways To Keep Your Pets Safe In The Yard This Summer

Augusta Statz  |  May 28, 2019

With the warm weather calling your name this summer season, you and your pets will want to spend plenty of time outdoors. But, as you’re getting your yard prepped for the barbecues you’ll be hosting, you’ll want to be mindful…

Aldi Is Recalling Flour Because Of E. Coli Concerns

Kate Streit  |  May 24, 2019

The five-pound bags of flour come from an ADM Milling Co. production facility in Buffalo, New York.

5 Free Summer Reading Programs Your Kids Will Love

Brittany Anas  |  May 22, 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.Encouraging your…

Preparations for Royal Wedding of Harry and Meghan

Here’s How You Can Get A Tree Planted in Your Honor—For Free

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 22, 2019

If you missed out on celebrating Earth Day on April 22, we have some good news. World Environment Day is coming up on June 5 and it’s a perfectly good excuse for abandoning your responsibilities and heading outdoors to get…

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Vienna Beef Hot Dogs Are Being Recalled Because They Could Contain Metal

Kate Streit  |  May 21, 2019

On May 18, 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced that Vienna Beef Ltd. voluntarily recalled more than 2,000 pounds of beef frank links products due to possible contamination with metal. Produced on May 2,…

You Can Win A Trip To Italy By Creating A New Recipe

Bridget Sharkey  |  May 21, 2019

The only thing more beautiful than a trip to Italy is a free trip to Italy. And you could be the lucky winner of this awesome prize, provided you know how to throw down in the kitchen and make delicious…

Billionaire Says He’ll Pay Off All Student Debt For These College Graduates

Kate Streit  |  May 20, 2019

Graduates of the class of 2019 at Morehouse College got the surprise of a lifetime when their commencement speaker announced that he would pay off student loans for the entire graduating class. Billionaire Robert F. Smith received an honorary degree…

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Walmart Will Offer Free Next-Day Delivery On Orders Over $35

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 16, 2019

If you’ve ever ordered something online that you were seriously excited about, you know the wait to receive it can be excruciating. Now, some big online retailers are reducing that wait time. Amazon announced a few weeks ago that it…

Your Kids Will Love This Free Lowe’s Build And Grow Event

Helen Lee  |  May 14, 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.Summer’s coming…

Wal-Mart Announces Its Increasing Wages

Walmart store managers make $175,000 a year, on average

Brittany Anas  |  May 10, 2019

Walmart store managers, on average, earn salaries of $175,000 a year, according to the retail giant’s newly released social responsibility report. Full-time, hourly associates earn an average of $14.26 per hour as of March 2019, which is almost double the…

You Can Get A Free Cheeseburger At Sonic If You Use Apple Pay

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 10, 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.Getting free…

Walmart Is Raising The Minimum Age For Tobacco Purchases

Brittany Anas  |  May 10, 2019

Walmart will also stop selling fruit- and dessert-flavored e-cigarettes as part of its multi-step plan to prevent minors from purchasing tobacco products.

These Lawn-Mowing Tricks Will Make You Say ‘Why Didn’t I Know This Sooner?’

Brittany Anas  |  May 9, 2019

Have you been mowing your lawn for years, but still feel a little green at it? Lawn mowing, as it turns out, is an artform — and your grass blades can be a tad persnickety, with preferences on when you…

What You Should Know About The ‘One-Ring’ Phone Scam

Brittany Anas  |  May 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.Illegal robocallers…

Wal-Mart Announces Its Increasing Wages

Walmart Is Opening Dozens Of Vet Clinics In Stores And Launching An Online Pet Pharmacy

Bridget Sharkey  |  May 7, 2019

Walmart is officially expanding its animal care business. While the superstore already has 21 vet clinics nationwide, it has just announced that this number will soon grow to 100. So, not only will you be able to buy dog food…

These Are The Symptoms Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Brittany Anas  |  May 6, 2019

Carbon monoxide is known as a “silent killer” because it’s colorless, odorless and you can’t see it. When the poisonous gas is inhaled, it reduces the amount of oxygen blood can carry to vital organs — including the heart and…

Subway Sandwich Chain Planning 500 New Stores By 2020

Subway closed more than 1,000 restaurants last year

Kate Streit  |  May 3, 2019

Long known as a giant in fast food, a regulatory filing has revealed that Subway closed more than 1,000 locations in 2018. The sandwich chain had predicted it would close about half that number last year. The company now has…

Your Gender Can No Longer Be Used to Calculate Car Insurance Rates in Some States

Haley Velasco  |  April 30, 2019

Car insurance could be less expensive for certain customers in California. The Golden State has become the seventh state to ban auto insurers from using gender to calculate customer rates.

Parents Are Going Into Debt Because Of Their Kids’ Extracurricular Activities

Haley Velasco  |  April 30, 2019

Signing kids up for extracurriculars — from playing soccer to music lessons to ballet — is costing parents and a good number are in debt because of it.

McDonald's Same Store Sales Up 7.1 Percent In January

McDonald’s Is Partnering With AARP To Hire 250,000 Older Americans

Augusta Statz  |  April 26, 2019

McDonald’s is looking to bring on more than 250,000 new hires this summer, and it’s not just looking for a bunch of teenagers! In fact, the franchise has partnered with AARP, an organization dedicated to helping adults 50 years of…

Honda Is Recalling 94,000 Vehicles, Including Acuras, For A Timing Belt Issue

Bridget Sharkey  |  April 26, 2019

Attention, Honda and Acura drivers. Your vehicle may be one of the thousands of cars that Honda is recalling due to safety concerns. Consumer Reports confirmed that Honda is recalling 2018-2019 Honda Pilot and Acura MDX vehicles, as well as…

Tips For Making Your Home’s Wi-Fi Stronger

Haley Velasco  |  April 25, 2019

When your home's WiFi just isn't cutting it, don't just ditch your router for a new one. Try these 4 steps first to see if you can get it going instead.

Kids Can Get A Movie Ticket, Popcorn, Drink And Snack For $4 At AMC Theatres This Summer

Augusta Statz  |  April 24, 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.Summer is…

Sam’s Club Has The Lowest Prices On Pet Food, According To A New Report

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  April 24, 2019

As pet owners, we all want to feed our animals the best quality food we can at the most affordable price. That’s why we were very interested in the results of a recent study by the non-profit organization Checkbook.org that looked…

Agents From Immigration And Customs Enforcement Agency Target About 100 7-Eleven Stores In Employment Of Undocumented Raids

Here’s How You Can Win A Year of Free Slurpees from 7-Eleven

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 23, 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.Summer is…

The Beginner’s Guide To Cricut, The Awesome Crafting Tool That Everyone’s Talking About

Haley Velasco  |  April 23, 2019

If you’re into crafting, design or working with interesting materials, a Cricut machine might be the right tool to add to your scrapbook room. The brand-name machine from Cricut, Inc. creates die-cuts. Basically, you choose or create an image on…

Queen Elizabeth II Marks The Fiftieth Anniversary Of The Investiture Of The Prince of Wales

If your baby is born on the same day as Megan Markle’s, you could win a free ‘royal portrait’

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 22, 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.Many eyes…

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Travelocity Is Giving Away Free Vacations To ‘Go-Gooders’

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 19, 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.What’s your…

Black Friday At Target Dadeland South In Miami

Target Is Raising Its Minimum Wage To $13 An Hour

Tricia Goss  |  April 19, 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.Target is…

SNAP Recipients Can Now Order Groceries Online From Walmart And Amazon

Augusta Statz  |  April 19, 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 USDA…

Sonic

If you ate at Sonic in 2017, you could be owed some money

Augusta Statz  |  April 19, 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.Sonic Drive-In…

6 tips for making your trampoline safer

Augusta Statz  |  April 18, 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.A trampoline…

Tax Consultants Prepare For New Tax Guidelines

The IRS Is Changing Paycheck Withholdings And It Could Be Confusing

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  April 16, 2019

If you’ve filed your taxes for 2019 and hoped you wouldn’t have to deal with any more tax paperwork for at least another year, be warned: The IRS will reportedly roll out a new W-4 form soon. Unfortunately, it might…

Dairy Queen Payment Systems Breached By Hackers

Dairy Queen Has 2 For $4 Ice Cream At Treat Night

Bridget Sharkey  |  April 16, 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 warm…

You can now buy floating trampolines at Sam’s Club

Augusta Statz  |  April 16, 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.Start summer…

6 Tips For Designing The Ultimate Home Theater Your Family Will Love

Augusta Statz  |  April 15, 2019

You can’t beat the theater as far as movie-viewing quality is concerned, but going out in traffic, paying for tickets and snacks and finding the optimal seat can put a damper on the fun. So if you could recreate theater-style…

If You Use Dial Soap, You Could Be Owed Some Money Through This Class-Action Settlement

Augusta Statz  |  April 12, 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.Dial Soap…

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

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.Hey you,…

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