Freebies, which are anything that's given away for free, are a great way to try out new products or services with no risk to you because you aren't spending your hard earned cash to get them.
A freebie can be something physical, like a free sample of shampoo or a free dinner at a restaurant. It can also be a free service, like an oil change or a free event for kids at a local store.
Not only can freebies save you money on things you would normally buy, but it's a fun hobby that encourages you to try new products and get more surprises in the mail than bills and junk mail.
Sometimes a freebie can sound too good to be true, but there are as well as steps you can take to .
The most popular type of freebies is free samples. This is also a great place for the beginner to get started with freebies.
Free samples can be requested online where the company then sends them to you in the mail or you can pick up the free samples at stores, such as free food samples at your local grocery store on the weekend.
Companies give away free samples because they want you to like their product so much that you end up purchasing a full-sized product. Many free samples also include high-value to further encourage you to pick up the product.
There are a few ways to find free samples to request online. You can find a , follow your favorite brands on social media and watch for free sample announcements, and there are also a few companies who send out in exchange for your opinion.
If you've heard about free samples in the past, you may have heard that you need to complete lengthy surveys to get them but you can and take a few steps to .
One of my favorite types of freebies is free food. These can come in the form of free sample food in the mail, like free mini boxes of cereals and full-sized protein bars, but they can also be coupons for free food at a restaurant or even free groceries.
Many restaurants will give you or for .
They hope that you'll like them so much that you'll come back again and spend your money there.
There are also certain days of the year that many restaurants and stores join in and give out free food. Some of the most popular ones include , , and . You can view the to find out which ones are coming up.
Home and Garden Freebies
If you're looking for some freebies for your home and garden, these will give you the inspiration to redo a room or simply rearrange your furniture to get a new look.
Use these to plan your new look and then use services like and to find free stuff in your area that you can use to make your home look great. You can even use some to create new furniture for your home and your yard.
Now that you've redesigned a room for free, it's time to turn to your garden. Request some for inspiration and use a to plan out your new space.
Request and you're ready to plant a garden all for free that you'll be able to enjoy free produce from this summer.
Beauty and Health Freebies
Beauty and health freebies are a great way to try out new products without having to spend your money on a full-size item that may not work for you.
You can request , including and , with just a few clicks of the mouse.
There are also some as well as that you can keep when you're finished.
We love to be entertained and spend hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars a year on movie tickets, DVD rentals, satellite/cable subscriptions, music downloads, and books. Luckily, there are some easy ways to save on these.
If you want to see the newest movies for free, you can get that will let you see the next big hit before all your friends do. Wait until the movie comes out on DVD and you can use or to see your favorite movies on the small screen.
You can even use a to watch them on the go.
Cut down your music download costs by listening to , downloading a , or .
No matter how you like to read, you can get just about any book for free if you know where to look. You can get , , , and even .
Freebies for Kids and Families
Having kids is expensive but there are quite a few ways that you can keep them entertained and happy for hardly any money.
Summer is an especially great time for kids to get freebies. They're out of school and looking for something to do and they can take advantage of , , , and even .
All year around, kids can go to , free monthly , , and other .
Other popular freebies for kids and families include , , and .
If you are expecting or have a baby, there's an ongoing list of and you can request to get in the mail and some great ways that you can save on , , and all kinds of .
Free Computer Software
It's easier than you think to get free computer software. The free alternatives get better and better and it's a great time to save with them.
There are plenty of as well as individual free software replacements for , , and .
You can also easily find free software for , , , and .
Special Event and Holiday Freebies
If you're celebrating a special event in your life or a holiday, there are plenty of ways to save on everything from decorating to gifts.
If there's a wedding in your future, you can get plenty of including free , , and just to name a few. There are also some great ways to save on and .
Celebrate every holiday for less with freebies for , , , , , , and .
If it's someone else's special event, there's and for just about every occasion.