USC is offering free college tuition to families that make less than $80,000

Tricia Goss  |  February 24, 2020

The University of Southern California is joining the ranks of schools around the country that are making college education more affordable by offering free tuition to students from lower- and middle-income families. The private university announced that tuition and fees will be free for students whose families make $80,000 a year or less. More than …

Walt Disney World Resort Celebrates 45th Anniversary to Colorful Fanfare

Disneyland and Disney World are raising ticket prices again

Kate Streit  |  February 14, 2020

The “Happiest Place on Earth” and “The Most Magical Place on Earth” both just got a little more expensive to access.  Although a visit to Disneyland and Disney World has never been cheap, both resorts will be raising their park ticket prices in 2020. In 2019, Disneyland increased their park ticket prices by more than …

This all-inclusive resort is offering 40% off and free nanny service

Tricia Goss  |  February 14, 2020

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 could really use a break, but you can’t quite swing a nice vacation right now — …

Sam's Club To Close Over 60 Stores

Some $50 gift cards on sale for $37.50 at Sam’s Club

Kaitlin Gates  |  February 14, 2020

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 shop at a warehouse club like Sam’s Club or Costco, you know that you can …

Buy these $20 Disney fleece blankets for less than $5 right now

Marie Rossiter  |  February 4, 2020

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’d like to snuggle up with a little bit of Disney magic, you need to check …

You can get Converse Batman sneakers on sale for $17 (regularly up to $100)

Kaitlin Gates  |  January 31, 2020

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 Batman fans! If you’re looking for a way to show off your love for the …

These women’s running shoes have over 3K 5-star reviews on Amazon

Bridget Sharkey  |  January 29, 2020

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.Runners know that the right pair of shoes is crucial to staying healthy and pain-free while running. …

These trendy faux-leather leggings have over 5K reviews on Amazon

Kate Streit  |  January 24, 2020

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.Leather pants are a great base for a sexy and chic look. You can dress them up …

These Spanx faux-leather leggings are the best purchase I’ve ever made

Brooke McDonald  |  January 24, 2020

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.Remember those dark days when there was still heated debate about whether leggings count as pants? I …

Macy's Cuts Profit Outlook For The Year After Soft Q2 Sales

Macy’s has comforters that usually cost more than $100 on sale for $20

Marie Rossiter  |  January 15, 2020

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.For one day only, Macy’s has an incredible sale on one of its most popular comforters. The …

Why I swear by these $16.99 touchscreen-friendly gloves

Mandy Gambrell  |  January 7, 2020

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.I’m a Midwesterner so, once winter hits, warmth tends to trump style. Last winter, a big arctic …

Japan Airlines is giving away 100,000 free flights in 2020

Marie Rossiter  |  January 1, 2020

Travel officials in Japan are gearing up for a big year in 2020. The Summer Olympics will be held in Tokyo from July 24 through Aug. 9. Then, the Paralympics are from Aug. 25 through Sept. 6. An estimated 650,000 international tourists plan to travel to the Land of the Rising Sun during the Summer …

Lowe's Reports Rise In Earnings As Economy And Housing Market Strengthen

You can get holiday decor for up to 75% off at Lowe’s right now

Marie Rossiter  |  December 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.The holiday season isn’t even totally over yet, but you can already save big on all the …

10 winter jackets you can buy on Amazon that look more expensive than they are

Anna Weaver  |  December 31, 2019

Fashions change so quickly. So when it comes to buying a winter coat you’ll likely wear for just a couple of years, the more affordable it is, the better. But who wants to sacrifice style for cost? We took a look at Amazon’s bestselling and most-wished-for women’s coats and picked these 10 stylish choices that …

Adorable unicorn bathrobe is on sale on Amazon for under $12

Genevieve Lill  |  December 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 case you hadn’t heard, unicorns continue to be all the rage. From unicorn pool floats to …

Buy this reusable bucket and you can fill it with popcorn for $4.99 at AMC Theaters for all of 2020

Brittany Anas  |  December 20, 2019

As any frequent moviegoer knows, the delicious snacks — popcorn, soda, candy! — often end up costing way more than the actual movie tickets.  But if you absolutely love a bucket of buttery, fluffy popcorn and consider it part of the movie-going experience, AMC theaters have a deal that could save you some big bucks.  …

Build-A-Bear Workshop is having a 2-for-1 deal in stores

Bridget Sharkey  |  December 13, 2019

Struggling to think of gift ideas for all the special kids in your life? More importantly, are you struggling to budget when it comes to gift-buying? Then look no further than this awesome “2 Furry Friends, 1 Great Price” deal happening at Build-A-Bear Workshop right now. From now through Dec. 18, select furry friends are …

Things you should buy used to save hundreds of dollars

DWYM Staff  |  December 11, 2019

We all love new stuff, especially around the holidays. But buying new can be costly. So when it comes to buying for yourself, we have a list of things you should consider buying used instead. A recent report from CNBC lists some things you that can save you a small fortune, if you purchase them …

Mini Crock-Pots Are Here To Save Your Lunch From The Microwave

Genevieve Lill  |  December 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.If you’re anything like my (exceptionally perceptive) 5-year-old, you may notice that food warmed in a microwave …

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

10 shopping secrets for your next trip to Marshalls

Brittany Anas  |  December 9, 2019

Deal-seeking shoppers know the thrill that comes with a great find at Marshalls. Maybe you stumble upon a pair of swoon-worthy, deeply discounted designer boots that you recently saw full-price at a department store. Or, perhaps you turn the corner and there it is: the just-right piece of art for your bedroom — and, gasp, …

Amazon and Walmart will no longer sell infant inclined sleepers

Kathleen St. John  |  December 6, 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.Responding to pressure from consumer safety advocates, Walmart and Amazon won’t allow sales of infant inclined sleepers, …

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

You can get a rare 10% off all Target gift cards on Sunday

Kaitlin Gates  |  December 6, 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.While it’s easy to find deals this time of year, it’s not often that you get a …

You can get 2 Pioneer Woman slow cookers for less than $25 at Walmart right now — down from $45

Bridget Sharkey  |  December 6, 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.Slow cookers are the saving grace of busy people everywhere. Whether you are a parent, a college …

This hair dryer brush has almost 9,000 5-star reviews — and it’s on sale on Amazon right now

Helen Lee  |  December 5, 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.Most of us aren’t able to make it to the salon every week to get a blowout …

Apple IPad Stock

We compared the Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet to the iPad — here’s how they stack up

Marie Rossiter  |  December 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.If you or someone special wants a new tablet for the holidays, you know finding one at …

Clothing Retailer Kohl's Post Positive Earnings

Cyber Monday: Reversible comforters at Kohl’s are on sale for as low as $19.99 (Regularly $120)

Sarah Kuta  |  December 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.If you missed all the great deals on Black Friday, never fear. You’ve got another chance today, …

Chris Madden Emerges As A Competitor To Martha Stewart

JCPenney has women’s boots on sale for as low as $20 for Black Friday

Marie Rossiter  |  November 27, 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 the calendar moves into the holidays, we have our minds on shopping, saving and maybe adding …

You can get a pack of 200 colorful hair ties for $3.87 on Amazon right now

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 27, 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 have little kids with long hair, you know it can be a constant battle to …

Delta Announces Quarterly Earnings And Reductions In Capacity Over Brexit

Here’s how much the cost of airfare has changed in the past 10 years

Marie Rossiter  |  November 21, 2019

It feels like everything is getting more expensive, and if you’ve recently looked at booking a flight for an upcoming trip, you might have winced at just how hard the cost of a plane ticket is hitting your wallet. The most recent average airfare price in the U.S. is $357.10, according to the Bureau of …

A 45-pack of velvet scrunchy hair ties is just $8.55 on Amazon ($0.19 each)

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 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.If you grew up in the ’80s or ’90s and had hair long enough to put in …

Disney+ Showcase Presentation At D23 Expo Friday, August 23

You can get Disney Plus, Hulu and ESPN Plus bundled for $12.99 a month

Bridget Sharkey  |  November 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.After months of anticipation, Disney Plus is finally here. If you missed the big news about this …

Chris Madden Emerges As A Competitor To Martha Stewart

Buy 1, get 2 free women’s boots at JCPenney

Kate Streit  |  November 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.Now is the time to stock up on boots for winter and fall because JCPenney is having …

I did the research, and here’s why Amazon Subscribe and Save is my go-to for monthly purchases

Anna Weaver  |  November 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.Soon after our first child was born, as I sat rocking his sleepy newborn self and browsing …

What to buy and what to skip on Black Friday

Kate Streit  |  November 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.After you’ve stuffed yourself full of turkey this week, it’s time to turn your attention toward another …

We tested Dollar General’s new $5 makeup line and here’s what we thought

Brittany Anas  |  November 2, 2019

My first foray into dollar store makeup was a few months back. My mom mentioned that she had been buying eyeliner at Dollar Tree for a buck and that it worked “just fine, thank you very much.” This piqued my interest because I was regularly dropping $20 on eyeliner at a beauty store. Turns out, …

Walmart To Raise Its Minimum Raise To 11 Dollars An Hour

Pioneer Woman curtains are on sale for as low as $3.53 on Walmart.com

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 1, 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 love the Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond, you’ll want to know about this deal. Walmart is …

All Williams Sonoma stores are offering free Thanksgiving turkey cooking classes

Brittany Anas  |  October 31, 2019

Maybe you’re hosting your first-ever Thanksgiving dinner and feeling a tad overwhelmed by cooking a massive turkey dinner for a crowd? Or, perhaps your bird turned out a little dry (OK, bone dry) last year and you’re seeking redemption this Thanksgiving. You’re in luck! Gourmet cookware store Williams Sonoma is holding free Thanksgiving-themed cooking classes …

After Target Lowers Sales Forecast, Shares Plummet

Play-Doh sets are buy 2, get 1 free at Target right now

Bridget Sharkey  |  October 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.Target is having an amazing deal on Play-Doh and Play-Doh sets right now. Just in time for …

Meghan Markle-inspired flats you can get on Amazon for under $40

Kate Streit  |  October 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.Meghan Markle is known for her impeccable style, and the royal was recently spotted sporting these chic …

The top 33 stocking stuffers under $20 you can get on Amazon

Kate Streit  |  October 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.The holidays will be here before you know it, so it’s never too early to start shopping …

These 20 best-selling little black dresses are all under $35 on Amazon

Anna Weaver  |  October 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.Looking like Audrey Hepburn doesn’t have to come with a Tiffany’s price tag. Just take a look …

We tested these bestselling leggings that have thousands of positive reviews, and here’s our take

Kate Desmond  |  October 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.Somewhere, I’m sure there’s a line graph that shows how the need for cozy, stretchy pants rises …

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

Tricia Goss  |  October 9, 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 have decided a minimalist lifestyle is right for you, perhaps you are in the market …

This flattering $30 dress has more than 2,400 reviews on Amazon

Kate Streit  |  October 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.The little black dress (LBD, for those in the know) is a classic wardrobe staple that should …

Merchandise is Offered for Sale at Walgreens

Where to find the cheapest Halloween candy

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 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.When you think about the most expensive holiday to celebrate, the one that comes to mind is …

These best-selling ballet flats are just $17 on Amazon

Kate Streit  |  October 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.If you’re looking to add a new pair of go-to flats to your wardrobe, look no further …

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

Clint Davis  |  October 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.Unless you’re one of those total weirdos who doesn’t drink coffee, I’m willing to bet you spend …

These will be the hottest holiday toys this year

Marie Rossiter  |  October 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.Have your kids already starting talking about what they want for Christmas? Sure, they haven’t even collected …

This chores app can help you manage your child’s allowance

Steph Auteri  |  October 2, 2019

For all the parents who have ever struggled to get their kids to grasp the value of their belongings … for all the parents who don’t know quite how to explain why they can’t buy their kid yet another pair of shoes … for all the parents who have ever, in a fit of frustration, …

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 …