This affordable dress from Amazon has over 4,000 reviews and couldn’t be more versatile

Augusta Statz  |  July 23, 2019

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These Subarus are being recalled for a potentially faulty welding job

Marie Rossiter  |  July 23, 2019

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Subaru is recalling certain Legacy and Outback vehicles due to faulty welding.

9 popular women’s rain boots you can buy on Amazon

Anna Weaver  |  July 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.Whether it’s…

Toys 'R' Us Files For Bankruptcy

Toys ‘R’ Us is coming back, but with some big changes

Kathleen St. John  |  July 19, 2019

In a win for your happy childhood memories, Toys “R” Us announced Thursday that the toy-store chain will begin to reopen later this year. More than 700 Toys “R” Us locations closed in 2018 after the company filed for bankruptcy…

We tested this well-reviewed collapsible water bottle from Amazon — here’s our take

Mandy Gambrell  |  July 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’s a…

Ford Announces Its Moving Ford Focus Production To China

Ford is recalling 58,000 Focus vehicles because of fuel tank issues

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 11, 2019

Ford is recalling select Focus vehicles after discovering an issue that could lead to drivability concerns and even loss of power. The recall affects select 2012 and 2017 models with 2.0-liter GDI engines and 2013-14 Focus ST vehicles with 2.0-liter…

10 adorable gifts for alpaca lovers

Carina Wolff  |  July 11, 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.Plenty of…

Hot Dog Buns Sold at Walmart and Other Grocers Are Being Recalled For Choking Hazard

Mandy Gambrell  |  July 11, 2019

If you’re about to have a cookout, be sure to check the hamburger and hot dog buns to make sure they aren’t part of a big recall affecting multiple baked goods products. Flower Foods Inc. issued the voluntary recall of…

Trendy sun hats you can get on Amazon for $20 or less

Bridget Sharkey  |  July 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.There is…

These $10 folding hangers are a must-have travel accessory

Chelsea Davis  |  July 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.Packing for…

McLaren is selling a $400 electric car for kids

Kathleen St. John  |  July 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.Kids of…

Pier 1 Imports Considers Closing 15 Percent Of Its Stores After Disappointing 4th Quarter

Pier 1 Imports Is Closing More Stores

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 28, 2019

If you’re a fan of Pier 1 Imports, prepare yourself for some bad news. After announcing in April that the store would be closing 45 locations, they have added 12 more stores to the list, for a total of 57.…

This $15 T-shirt with 2,700 Amazon reviews is perfect for summer

Augusta Statz  |  June 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.Highly-rated Amazon…

I Almost Gave Up on My Instant Pot Until I Learned These 4 Tricks

Brittany Anas  |  June 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.I got…

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

Target Is Recalling These Unicorn Toddler Rain Boots For A Choking Hazard

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  June 14, 2019

Attention, parents of toddlers who’ve shopped at Target in recent months: Target has issued a voluntary recall of children’s unicorn rain boots due to a possible choking hazard. The retailer is recalling 29,000 pairs of Cat & Jack “Lilia” rain…

Michelin Is Making New ‘Puncture-Proof’ Tires

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  June 13, 2019

Flat tires and blowouts may soon be a thing of the past, if Michelin’s latest venture pans out. The company has teamed up with General Motors to create the first-ever airless, puncture-proof tires. Michelin recently unveiled a prototype at the…

Lobster Lovers Can Win Their Dream Trip To Maine—Here’s How

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 12, 2019

If you love to dine on lobster, there’s no better place to go on vacation than Maine. The state is known for its fresh seafood. What even the biggest lobster lovers may not know, however, is that there is a…

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Target Doubles Paid Family Leave For Workers And Offers Backup Childcare

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  June 12, 2019

Not only is Target a family-friendly place to shop (especially because of the toy department and the food court) but now, thanks to a new parental leave policy, the retailer is becoming an even better place for parents to work.…

Build-A-Bear Workshop store front

Here’s How Your Child Can Win A Birthday Party at Build-A-Bear

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 11, 2019

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Claire's Store

This JoJo Siwa Makeup Set From Claire’s Is Being Recalled For Asbestos

Bridget Sharkey  |  June 11, 2019

Here is some bad news for parents who shop at Claire’s: Yet again the national chain is coming under public scrutiny due to harmful chemicals in their beauty products. Last week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned consumers…

You Can Now Buy A Charmin Toilet Paper Roll That Lasts A Whole Month

Haley Velasco  |  June 11, 2019

Bigger is better! Or at least that’s what Charmin is betting on with the size of their new toilet paper rolls. Called the Forever Roll, the brand promises that it will last you a month or more. And it’s guaranteed!…

Father’s Day Gifts From Daughter—7 Ideas For Your Dad

Bridget Sharkey  |  June 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.Father’s Day…

Wal-Mart Lowers Earnings Estimate After Weak Second Quarter

High School Students Who Work At Walmart Can Get Free SAT Prep And Help With College Tuition

Kate Streit  |  June 7, 2019

High school students who work at Walmart can now get free SAT and ACT preparation courses. The company will also offer two to three general education college courses through a startup, Guild Education. These additions are part of an expansion…

Father’s Day Crafts You Can Make For (Or With!) Dad

Kate Streit  |  June 6, 2019

Store-bought presents are nice, but most dads would probably agree that the best present they could receive on Father’s Day comes from the heart. If you’re looking for fun and meaningful crafts your kids can make for Dad, look no…

Happy Father’s Day: 7 Unique Ways To Tell Dad You Love Him

Brittany Anas  |  June 6, 2019

The search is on for the perfect Father’s Day gift. But something you should keep in mind before you head out to the mall or drive yourself crazy trying to find the perfect present is that gift-giving can go beyond…

Amazon Is Selling Grow-Your-Own Cherry Blossom Bonsai Tree Kits For $13

Augusta Statz  |  June 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.Now that…

When Is Father’s Day?

Kate Streit  |  June 5, 2019

Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday, June 16, so now’s the time to start getting gifts for all the special dads in your life. With Amazon’s introduction of one-day Prime shipping, you can technically wait until the last minute…

Amazon Is Selling Kits To Grow Your Own Avocado Tree For Just Under $20

Steph Auteri  |  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’re…

This Beach Chair Doubles As A Wagon And Will Make Your Summer So Much Easier

Augusta Statz  |  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.Getting to…

You Can Get Giant Wooden Games At Aldi For $29.99

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 31, 2019

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You Could Win A Trip To Italy By Creating An Italian-inspired Recipe

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 31, 2019

Do you love to cook? How about coming up with your own delicious recipes? It’s not a skill many people have but, if you do, you probably end up playing host at a lot of dinner parties. Now that skill…

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.

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.

Glazed donuts

You can make glazed donuts in your air fryer—here’s how

Kathleen St. John  |  May 24, 2019

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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,…

This Digital Picture Frame Has Tons Of Glowing Reviews

Augusta Statz  |  May 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.Keeping in…

8 Ways To Turn Your Home Into The Coolest Local Teen Hangout Space

Tricia Goss  |  May 21, 2019

As parents, it’s hard to watch our children grow up and away from us. At the same time, we know that it’s the only way. As our children become teenagers, it’s important that they gain greater independence and responsibility. Still,…

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…

Best Weather Station

What’s the point of a smart weather station?

Kate Streit  |  May 20, 2019

These days, our world is populated with smart devices. You can get smartphones, smart home devices, smart TVs — and now, smart weather stations. For the uninitiated, a smart weather station takes your typical weather forecasting app to a whole…

This Recipe For Instant Pot Oreo Cheesecake Is Too Delicious Not To Share

Augusta Statz  |  May 16, 2019

Low-lift desserts are always appreciated since dessert is supposed to feel like a treat and not a time-consuming task, right? Exactly! For this reason (and because it’s absolutely delicious), you need this Instant Pot Oreo cheesecake recipe in your life.…

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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…

Know The Difference Between Baking Soda and Baking Powder

Bridget Sharkey  |  May 13, 2019

Baking soda and baking powder might sound similar, but these two ingredients are far from interchangeable. If you have ever accidentally used baking soda in place of baking powder (or vice versa) while baking, you are probably well-acquainted with this…

Sonic Drive-in

You can buy 10-pound bags of Sonic’s crunchy ice for just a few dollars

Kathleen St. John  |  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.There’s just…

Control Tower Inaugurated At New Berlin Airport

The 10 highest-paying jobs that don’t require a bachelor’s degree

Steve Milano  |  July 11, 2017

Believe it or not, there are dozens of careers (and millions of jobs) that pay high salaries and full benefits—but don't require a bachelor's degree.

Here’s a look inside California’s quirky Flintstone House

Bridget Sharkey  |  May 26, 2017

Have you ever wanted to live in a prehistoric crib? The iconic 'Flintstone House' appears to be off the market, unfortunately.

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