You don’t have to deprive yourself of the the magazines, movies, books and products you enjoy just because you have had to tighten your budget!
Read free magazines – Magazines on just about every interest and topic can be checked out at your local library. So cancel your magazine subscriptions. Eliminate unread issues from cluttering up your house, save a small fortune effortlessly. Another viable alternative is to read electronic copies of your favorite magazines on line. Go to the website online magazines or visit Magazines Directory to read just about any magazine you can think of on-line. Another option: arrive 15 minutes early for doctor appointments and read the magazines in the lobby!
Read free/cheap books – The public library in your locality houses thousands of books on every subject and any genre you can imagine. Even in small rural locations, a library can borrow books from other libraries. Also, look for ways to win free books. Takeila Bynum at Booksalatte.com offers free books giveaways. Rae at Gather.com offers free “gently used” books just for commenting on her post. http://books.gather.com/-Gather Books Essential
Both http://www.paperbackswap.com/index.php and http://www.bookmooch.com/ are sites for book exchanges. Any book you request is yours to keep, share or swap. No late fees. No processing charges. No hidden charges. Every time you mail a book to another member, you can request one for yourself.” Paperback Swap members can also trade Hardback book, audio books and textbooks.
Both bookmooch.com and paperbackswap.com are absolutely free to join and have no membership dues or fees. The only expense to you is the cost of mailing your books. If you send them media mail through the USPS, the cost will be minimal (certainly cheaper than one new book)!
Watch free movies – VeohTV software can be downloaded to your computer. Once it’s installed, you can watch full length movies through watch-movies.net any time you want to see them! Registration is required. Disclaimer offered by Watch-movies.net: Watch-Movies.net is absolutely legal and contains only links to other sites on the Internet. (rapidshare.com, megaupload.com, megashare(s), mega, dailymotion.com, myspace.com, ouou.com, stage6.com, tudou.com, veoh.com, youku.com, youtube.com and others.)
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Receive free products – Register, fill out a fairly detailed form about your interests, demographics, lifestyle and spending habits and begin receiving offers to review products on a regular basis at http://www.bzzagent.com. They offer completely free products and services for you to review. You select the items or products you’re interested in reviewing. Write a brief, honest review and the offers will keep coming.