Bank Earnings For First Quarter Point To Turbulent Year For Large Banks

Bank of America is raising its minimum wage to $20

Augusta Statz  |  April 9, 2019

Good news for Bank of America employees: The bank announced that it will be incrementally raising its minimum wage to $20. The raise will begin with a hike up to $17 an hour on May 1 and rise all the…

‘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,…

You can book Atlantis Bahamas resort vacation packages for as low as $199 per night

Kate Streit  |  April 4, 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.Looking to…

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Home Depot has cherry blossom trees for $39

Augusta Statz  |  April 3, 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.Seeing the…

Kids fly free on Frontier Airlines with this program

Kathleen St. John  |  April 3, 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.Traveling with…

Parent Company of KFC, Taco Bell, And Pizza Hut Report Strong Earnings

Here’s how you can get a free Pizza Hut P’ZONE

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 3, 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.Calling all…

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

Applebee’s $1 Drink Of The Month For April Is The Strawberry Dollarita

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 2, 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.In a…

Money - Savings

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…

This company wants to pay someone to travel the world and taste delicious food

Augusta Statz  |  March 28, 2019

If your favorite part of travel is the food — well, this could be the job for you. UK-based food subscription company Vibrant Vegan Co. is looking to hire someone to travel to different countries and scout out interesting ingredients.…

Drew Barrymore has a new line of home products at Walmart

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 28, 2019

There’s a lot to love about Drew Barrymore — for example, her willingness to share makeup-free selfies, her posting of photos showing off gray hair and overgrown eyebrows and her priceless reaction to her child throwing a temper tantrum at…

Businesses that are closing stores in 2019

Michelle Regalado  |  March 27, 2019

As brick-and-mortar businesses struggle to compete against e-commerce giants, the number of closures among department stores and national and international brand are on the rise. Over the past couple of years, brick-and-mortar retailers have shuttered a record-breaking amount of square…

Consumer Reports Will No Longer Recommend Dyson Stick Vacuums

Augusta Statz  |  March 25, 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 reigning…

This Doggy Raincoat Has Thousands of Glowing Reviews On Amazon—And It Actually Works

Augusta Statz  |  March 21, 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.With all…

Disney On Ice Presents Frozen Los Angeles Premiere

A Family Wants To Hire A Nanny Willing To Dress Like Disney Princesses For $53,000 A Year

Helen Lee  |  March 21, 2019

Have you ever wanted to dress up as a Disney princess … for your job? If so, you might be in luck. A family in the U.K. needs a part-time nanny for 5-year-old twins, and the parents see this as…

Companies Are Hiring People To Hunt For White Cadbury Eggs For $60 An Hour

Augusta Statz  |  March 21, 2019

Easter egg hunts aren’t just for kids anymore — not when there’s this kind of money involved. Cadbury Egg has officially launched a hunt for its limited-edition White Chocolate Crème Egg, and you could win about $13,000 for finding the…

Walt Disney World Resort Celebrates 45th Anniversary to Colorful Fanfare

Walt Disney World Is Raising Ticket Prices On Its Busiest Days

Helen Lee  |  March 20, 2019

During certain busy times at Walt Disney World, it looks like you’re going to have to cough up even more money just to enter one of its parks! On the heels of a price hike last fall, Disney World has…

Wendy's

You Can Get A Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger For $1 At Wendy’s

Kate Streit  |  March 20, 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.In the…

Shopko!! I stopped there after the brunch. It's one of many things I miss when I'm in New York.

Shopko Is Closing All Remaining Stores By June 2019

Kate Streit  |  March 19, 2019

After filing for bankruptcy and closing 100 stores in January 2019, Shopko has announced that it will close all 120 of its remaining department stores by June 2019. “This is not the outcome that we had hoped for when we…

Green Beans

Get A Free Packet Of Green Bean Seeds And Support A Good Cause

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 15, 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.There may…

Get a free child’s ‘Wonder Park’ ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket

Augusta Statz  |  March 13, 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.You can…

Sam's Club

You Can Now Book Your Vacation Through Sam’s Club

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 13, 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.Aside from…

Costco is raising its minimum wage to $15 per hour

Jenn Fields  |  March 8, 2019

Costco raised starting wages for workers in the U.S. and Canada from $14 to $15 an hour this week. It’s the company’s second wage increase in less than a year amid a hot labor market. The wholesaler made the announcement…

Attention, discount shoppers! Marshalls is launching an online store

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  March 7, 2019

Love discounts but hate long lines? There’s good news: Marshall’s is launching its first-ever online store. There’s no official date for the e-commerce website launch, but the company revealed that it will debut at some point in 2019. Currently, Marshalls.com…

You Can Register Your Kids To Bowl and Skate Free All Summer Long

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 7, 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.Next to…

Germany Debates Effects Of Value Added Tax

Shipt Is Hiring Shoppers And You Can Earn Up To $22 An Hour

Augusta Statz  |  March 7, 2019

At this point, you’re hopefully well aware of the joy that comes from ordering online and having items delivered right to your door. And companies such as Shipt are making this experience possible even when it comes to mundane items…

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…

What Jeff Bezos’ First Job At McDonald’s taught him

Augusta Statz  |  April 19, 2018

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.Believe it…

Marijuana Cultivation Center In Nevada Ramps Up Production As State Legalizes Recreation Use Of Weed

Marijuana Could Soon Be A Bigger Industry Than Soda

Emily Hanford-Ostmann  |  April 18, 2018

The cannabis industry may soon outdo one of the largest food and beverage markets in the world — the soda market. Fewer people are craving the sugary, carbonated drinks. At the same time, the legal weed industry is picking up financial…

Shaquille O’Neal Once Had His Credit Card Declined at Walmart

Augusta Statz  |  April 17, 2018

Shaquille O’Neal may shop at Walmart — but he doesn’t shop at Walmart like the rest of us. According to the basketball legend, he has “the biggest purchase in Walmart history,” and once you hear how much he spent, you’ll…

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

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.Phewww! Tax…

Street Style in Autumn in Madrid

These part-time jobs let you get paid to rep brands you already love

Chelsea Davis  |  April 12, 2018

What if you could make money simply by helping get others into brands and products that you likely already love? Iconic companies like Oakley, New Balance and Fender are looking for part-time workers called brand ambassadors who will help keep…

Romney Takes Whirlwind Campaign Tour Of Ohio

Mike Rowe offering scholarship for people who want to go to trade school

Kate Streit  |  April 12, 2018

UPDATE 4/18/19:  This 2019 scholarship is closed and no longer taking applicants. Please visit Mike Rowe’s site for the latest information on future year scholarships. If you or someone you know is interested in a job in the trades —…

Popular Smart Phone Apps Of 2016

Facebook will pay you up to $40,000 if you find a big data leak

Kate Streit  |  April 11, 2018

In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook is taking steps to ensure another disastrous data breach does not occur. As part of their efforts, the company has announced a Data Abuse Bounty Program that will reward people who find…

Beleaguered Toys R Us Battles For Survival

Here’s a map of all the big-box stores closing in 2018

Augusta Statz  |  April 11, 2018

It’s becoming increasingly difficult for big-box stores to compete with online sellers. That’s become extremely apparent by the number of store closure announcements that took place in 2017 — and they’re continuing this year. In 2018 alone, stores such as…

This job comes with free housing on a beautiful island

Augusta Statz  |  April 11, 2018

Just off the coast of Cornwall, England, sits a small island called St. Michael’s Mount. It’s a tidal island, which means that it’s accessible by land, but only at low tide. And despite having only 30 citizens, St. Michael’s Mount…

'America's Got Talent' Season 13 - Red Carpet Kickoff

Tyra Banks is so frugal her accountants told her she needed to spend more money

Kate Streit  |  April 10, 2018

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.Most rich…

Here’s why vanilla prices may continue to rise

Bridget Sharkey  |  April 5, 2018

Have you noticed the price of vanilla has been climbing in recent years? Consumer experts are warning cooks everywhere that they might want to consider stocking up on vanilla, as the world continues to face a shortage of this popular…

FILE: Delta Posts Most Profitable Quarter In A Decade

Sears And Delta Hit By Data Breach

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 5, 2018

Department store chain Sears Holding Corp. and Delta Air Lines, Inc., say some of their customers’ payment information may have been exposed after a data breach at technology firm [ 24]7.ai, a customer service operation used by both companies. The breach began on Sept. 26, and…

This dream job lets you watch Netflix all day long—Here’s how to apply

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 30, 2018

When it comes to jobs in this day and age, there are some pretty amazing opportunities, no matter what you may be into. Not only is working remotely (aka at home in your pajamas) becoming commonplace, but dream titles like…

Walmart

Google teaming up with retailers like Walmart, Target to score your online shopping dollars

Augusta Statz  |  March 27, 2018

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’ve…

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

Marie Rossiter  |  March 22, 2018

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…

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Target will give you a $10 gift card when you buy 2 packs of diapers

Simplemost  |  March 22, 2018

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.Diapers are…

KB Toys to Close 375 Stores

KB Toys is reopening some stores this year

Kate Streit  |  March 21, 2018

There are some major shakeups happening in the toy retailer world. On the heels of the news that Toys “R” Us is closing or selling all of its U.S. locations after 70 years in business, another former giant in the…

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…

If You Bought A Snuggie, You Could Be Owed Some Cash

Chelsea Davis  |  March 20, 2018

If you’re a fan of watching late-night TV, you’ve probably seen those “As Seen On TV” commercials where each item seems like something you need to buy. One of the most popular products was the Snuggie, a blanket-with-sleeves that’s perfect…

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

7-Eleven is giving away $190K toward owning your own franchise

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 20, 2018

Ladies, have you ever dreamed of being your own boss? How about opening your own business? If so, 7-Eleven may have just the opportunity for you, as part of a once-in-a-lifetime giveaway. The convenience store chain is having a contest,…

Toys-R-US To Close Over 150 Stores Nationwide

What to know if you have a Babies ‘R’ Us registry

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 17, 2018

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.Following the…

These pacifier holders have been recalled for a possible choking hazard

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 16, 2018

If you have recently purchased a pacifier and teether holder for an infant, take a look at the brand. Handi-Craft, the makers of Dr. Brown’s Lovey Pacifier and Teether Holder, have issued a recall for eight styles of its animal-shaped pacifier…

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