Cash from national contests can help you pay off debt, finance that dream vacation around the world or send you on a shopping spree in style. But you can’t win the money unless you enter the contests. The odds may be tough but it’s easy to enter online. And, someone has to win, right? Why not good people like you?
The contests listed here represent about $130,000 in cash prizes and that excludes the Publishers Clearing House SuperPrize. The uber lucky person who scores in that contest brings in $5,000 a week for life — not a bad haul for the few minutes it takes to enter.
- 1 The Time to Enter Cash Money Contests Is Now
The Time to Enter Cash Money Contests Is Now
Don’t delay in entering contests to win cash — the more you enter, the greater your chances of walking away with a big fat check!.
1. HGTV Dream Home 2023
If you’ve ever watched a young couple with an unbelievable budget searching for their new home on HGTV, chances are you’ve heard of the HGTV Dream Home.
Every year, the home-focused channel builds a breathtaking home using the biggest names in home design, and then gives it away to one lucky winner. This year’s home is a stunning mountain escape in Morrison, Colorado, less than 20 miles southwest of Denver..
But it’s not just a one-of-a-kind home you could win. The winner of the HGTV Dream Home 2023 sweepstakes will also win $100,000 from Ally and a brand-new Jeep Grand Cherokee. Sounds fantastic, right?
You can enter up to twice daily — once on HGTV.com and once on FoodNetwork.com. Simply enter your email address, name, home address, date of birth, and cable service provider into the online form and click “enter.” The winner must be at least 21 years old and live in one of the 50 United States or Washington, D.C.
The 2023 HGTV Dream Home sweepstakes runs through Feb. 16, 2023.
2. Fingerhut Sweepstakes
Fingerhut provides credit to help people buy things they need without dealing with large monthly payments or annual fees. And it also holds an annual sweepstake that awards several cash prizes throughout the year.
Fingerhut gave away a $25,000 cash prize in June and December and a $10,000 prize in October, and for the remainder of the 2022-2023 contest period, the Fingerhut Sweepstakes is giving away another cash prize in 2023. The entry date is April 30, 2023, to win $10,000.
To get started, go to www.fingerhut.com and enter your email address. If you don’t have a Fingerhut account, you will be asked to provide some basic information like your name, address and birthday. There are four ways to enter.
- Place an order with Fingerhut
- Use your Fingerhut account to set up scheduled recurring payments through your WebBank/Fingerhut Fetti Credit Account
- Use your WebBank/Fingerhut Fetti Credit Account to make on-time monthly payments
- Enter by mail with no purchase necessary
To enter by mail, send your name, address, date of birth, phone number, and email address to 2022-2023 Fingerhut $70K Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 7748, Melville, NY 11775-7748. The email address must be associated with a Fingerhut account for the entry to be valid. The Fingerhut Sweepstakes are open to U.S. residents aged 18 and up.
3. Publishers Clearing House SuperPrize Event
Even if you’re not big into sweepstakes, chances are you have heard of Publishers Clearing House. Rather than just mailing you a check, they show up with a gigantic check and make a big spectacle of awarding it to you.
You might wonder if this is legit; while there are plenty of copycat scammers around, PCH really does give out giant checks to real people just like you.
The PCH SuperPrize Event is offering a phenomenal prize of $5,000 a week for life. To enter, simply fill out this form and submit. Winners are notified throughout the year.
In addition to the SuperPrize Event, PCH has several other sweepstakes, so keep checking the website to see how you can enter to win.
4. Nielsen $10,000 Monthly Sweepstakes
Nielsen is known for its audience research, but you might not know that the company also sponsors monthly sweepstakes where you can win a whopping $10,000!
To be eligible to win, you need to sign up for an account with Nielsen and provide information about your household and the devices you use. Then, you’ll need to download an app to your phone or tablet, or some software to your computer (don’t worry, it’s secure). Your info will be reported to Nielsen so they can see what products and services you use, and they can use your data (along with data from thousands of other participants) to improve these products and services.
In addition to the chance to win $10,000 every month, you can also earn points that translate into a maximum of $60 per year. You can redeem the points for gift cards to stores such as Amazon and Walmart.
The sweepstakes take place once per month, so get signed up today for the most chances to win!
5. Walmart August-October Sweepstakes
From now until Jan. 27, 2023, you can enter the Walmart Q4 sweepstakes for a chance to win one of five $1,000 Walmart gift cards for the grand prize, or one of 750 $100 Walmart gift cards for the first prize. That’s a total of $80,000 up for grabs in Walmart swag (and you can buy pretty much anything there, so it may as well be cash).
There are a few ways you can enter to win the sweepstakes:
- Shop at your local Walmart and complete the survey at the bottom of your receipt for one entry.
- Complete an online survey for another entry.
- Send a postcard containing your name, address, phone number and date of birth to 2022 Walmart Sweepstakes, PO Box 228, Macedon, NY 14502-0228. Write-in entries must be postmarked by Jan. 27, 2023, and received by Feb. 2, 2023.
6. Travel Channel’s New Year New Destination $10K Giveaway
Although the Travel Channel’s New Year New Destination $10K Giveaway is marketed as a vacation sweepstakes, the actual prize is a check for $10,000. Sure, you can spend it on the trip of a lifetime, but you’re not required to; you can spend it on whatever you want!
You can enter the sweepstakes twice a day — once at TravelChannel.com and once at InvestigationDiscovery.com — by entering your name and email address and answering a travel-related trivia question that changes daily. If you’re not sure of the answer, you can click for a “hint” and be taken to a Travel Channel article where you can find the correct response.
The sweepstakes runs until Feb. 7, 2023. Entrants must be at least 21 years old and a resident of one of the 50 United States or Washington, D.C.
7. T-Mobile Tuesdays
Every Tuesday, T-Mobile gives away prizes as a thank you to its customers. The prizes vary from week to week and often include free cash.
To enter via the app, you’ll need to be a customer of either T-Mobile, Sprint or Metro by T-Mobile with a qualifying rate plan. If you’re not a customer, you can still participate by entering your phone number on this website, followed by your name, email and home address.
If you want to enter for a chance to win cash and other prizes, you’ll need to be 18 or older (that increases to 21 or older if you’re a Puerto Rico resident).
There are many more sweepstakes available for entry, with new ones added all the time, so it pays to keep on top of them to increase your chances of winning some of that sweet, sweet cash.
Ohio-based contributor Catherine Hiles writes about finance, cars, pet ownership and parenting for The Penny Hoarder.