Stop Paying: 15 Free Services

Posted on 09/30/2008

Why pay for what you can get for free? From lodging to landscaping, here are 15 free services that you can stop paying for already.

Free Television
Cut that cable bill and use for your movie and television viewing pleasure. Hulu offers full episodes of your favorite current and classic TV shows, full-length movies and thousands of clips– all for free!

Free College Fund
We’ve mentioned this before but thought it was a lesson worth repeating. Upromise offers a great way to beef up Junior’s college fund without costing you a penny. Upromise puts a percentage of the money you spend on every day purchases into a special 529 Plan. It’s completely free.

Free Kids Meals
Want to go out to eat at a restaurant that doesn’t charge you for your little one’s meal? Simply plug in your zip code at and you’ll get a list of nearby eateries offering free food for youngsters.

Free Invoicing
Here’s a tip for small business owners. Check out for an easy (and completely free) way to create, send and track invoices.

Free Business Cards
Snag lots of free stuff at We’re talking business cards, address labels, sticky notes and much more for free.

Free Computer Software
If you need software for word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, and presentations, check out It’s a completely free download for anybody.

Free Directory Assistance
Need a number? Rather than tacking on more to your phone bill, try 1-800-Free-411. Get the digits you desire without spending a dime. You may have to listen to a short advertisement but, hey, it’s free.

Free Photo Processing
At you won’t pay for prints– at least not right away. The first 50 are completely free when you register on the site. After that they're $.09 each.

Free Recipes
Rather than pay for a cookbook, find free recipes on the Internet with sites like and

Free Landscaping
Need to spruce up your garden? Order some free trees at . It’s a non-profit charity that utilizes the help of disabled employees to process orders.

Free Credit Report
Once a year you are allowed free access to your credit report. Check out to check your credit and stop identity theft.

Free Diet Help
Can’t afford a personal trainer or a dietician to help you stay healthy? Try visiting for free meal plans, fitness tracking and exercise demos. You can also download a free printable tape measure to measure your success.

Free DVD Rentals
Rather than subscribing to a movie rental service or visiting your neighborhood video store every Friday night, try visiting your local library. Their selection of DVD’s might surprise you, but it won’t come as a surprise that it’s completely free. After all, it is the library.

Free Music
Save money on your music fix by trying out free online streaming radio. Sites like and Free Napster let you decide exactly what you want to listen to. Hear the latest hits or your old favorites for free.

Free Lodging
Hotel stays can cost big bucks, but thanks to you can find a couch to crash on in just about every city for free.

By Alison Storm

* Hot deals expire quickly. This deal may no longer be valid.

Related Deals ( Tips)


Uncle B

Posted on 07.16.13 at 12:05 PM

Ubuntu still a free download from the net - full O.S. and all the free software you can imagine!


Posted on 07.17.13 at 10:10 PM

Wow now this is a terrific find. Thank you for this web site

Post A Comment