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How to get free stuff tip No. 9: Enjoy the great outdoors
Most of the National Parks in this great nation don’t charge an entrance fee. If you’re looking for free entertainment, exercise and spiritual enlightenment, a day at the park is ideal. Sometimes, there are even guided nature tours.
How to get free stuff tip No. 10: Go to Craigslist
If you don’t mind of dings and cleanup, free stuff on Craigslist can be useful. Typically, you won’t find complete pieces like a sofa or dining set. Excess building materials and leftover firewood are common. Just be ready to transport it yourself.
How to get free stuff tip No. 11: Watch the trades
If you’re a member of a particular trade or union, you may be entitled to free magazine subscriptions. Even if you aren’t a pipe fitter and simply want the magazine, you might be able to fake it. But why would you want to do that, cheap skate?
How to get free stuff tip No. 12: Make Costco a meal
Warehouse stores like Costco and Sam’s Club almost always have food samples on display, served by martronly employees. Whether you want mean, veggies and dip, hummus, fruit smoothie or nearly anything else, if you circle the aisles long enough, you can eat a free meal.
How to get free stuff tip No. 13: Compile free medical and dental samples
Doctors and dentists are paid a significant amount of money to hawk the products of big pharmaceuticals. Whether it’s over-the-counter medication samples, toothbrushes, dental floss, contact lenses or simply sound medical advice, ask your doctor, dentist, optometrist or other healthcare professional for free samples whenever possible.
How to get free stuff tip No. 14: Study free course material online
While you can’t get earn official college credentials for free, many universities like Harvard, Stanford and M.I.T. offer free online classes that will enable you to print out a certificate of completion at the end. The accumulated knowledge and sense of self-satisfaction are valuable.
How to get free stuff tip No. 15: Open a bank account
If you’re looking to move your money, shop around. Many banks and credit unions offer a free gift when you open a checking account. It could be some money, or an mp3 player or something even more exciting. If you keep the account open, you won’t have to pay the bank back for the value of the free item.
How to get free stuff tip No. 16: Go to a museum
Many museums typically offer a free day once per month. Find out when that is and get cultured for free.
How to get free stuff tip No. 17: Throw a rent party
Whether you call it a rent party or a house party, get on the social media talk box and advertise a party at your place. Ask for a small entry fee, and even appetizers and BYOB. Websites like HouseParty.com can help here, too. Just make sure somebody you trust can serve as security, in case some wild ones with sticky fingers show up.