Everyone loves free stuff & getting it for free is getting easier than ever

Here's a list o 6 ways to get free stuff:  for the full article click here.

1.   Find free samples
Free samples are the most abundant of the freebies on the Internet, says Nick Mokey, a staff writer for Digital Trends, a technology product review and news website......

.....Even some mainstream retail sites such as Walmart.com give away free samples.

To be sure, if you sign up for freebies, you could be the target of unwanted email. "Use a freebie email account in case you get spammed," Eubanks says.

2.   Find What You Need on Swap Sites
You know the saying: One man's trash is another man's treasure.

That's especially true on swap sites. Jeff Yeager, the author of "The Cheapskate Next Door," likes Freecycle.org, which lists free items in your area. "It's a good source for building and landscaping materials since people have leftover supplies from home improvement projects," he says. Craigslist is another option. There's a tab for free stuff in the "for sale" section....

3.   Free After Rebate
Rebates, once widespread for high-tech devices, are still available. On FatWallet.com, click on the Hot Deals tab on the Forums page for the best free-after-rebate offers.

"Members rate the posts on FatWallet's forums and verify the legitimacy of the offers," says Shelton. "Consumers help each other out."

The key to success is exactly following rebate directions. "That way, it's smooth," he says. Otherwise, you could be rejected.....

4.   Coupons aplenty on the Web
Coupons aren't just for groceries anymore. You can nab DVDs, pharmaceuticals, toys and other free stuff.

"Manufacturers of all types have jumped on the bandwagon," says Jeanette Pavini, a Coupons.com household savings expert. "Lots of websites offer free coupons.".....

5.   Acquire Rewards Points
Bagging rewards points can be fun and profitable. Reward points can be redeemed for everything from travel perks to coveted electronic gadgets.

But to get the most bang, know where to look. Credit cards offer a lot of perks, and the rewards are flexible. You can usually use them for travel, gift cards or cash back, according to Bankrate's 2011 Credit Card Rewards Survey. Check into what's being offered and align rewards points with your needs. Most importantly, know when your rewards points are expiring.....

6.   Hold a House Party
Host a party for a sponsor and get free stuff such as toys, clothes, food or exclusive new products.

One place to sign up to host a house party is at HouseParty.com, where you can get samples for being a host, Pavini says. You're sent free party packages that can include products, cooking tools, party decorations and other items. You don't get paid for hosting the party....

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