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Before you go to the drugstore and shell out silly sums for travel sizes of your favorite toiletries, go to or one of many other websites that offer free samples. In addition to soap, shampoo, etc., you might find all manner of interesting things. For example, we’ve spotted circus tickets, a free diet analysis, and free advance movie screenings. Other free mega-sites include and

7. Free TV

Despite that more than 100 million Americans shell out an average of $75 every month for satellite or cable TV, local channels are still free. And thanks to digital signals, reception is better than ever. Need more programming without the big cable bill? No problem. Check out You Don’t Have to Pay for Cable TV.

8. Free software

You can get free software for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and other uses by going to And that’s the tip of the iceberg. No matter what kind of software you want, you can probably find it free. Check out 5 Best Free Software Programs.

9. Free anti-virus

This one could go under “free software,” but it’s important enough to warrant its own spot on the list. Check out Antivirus Software is a Waste of Money for more.

10. Free speech

Make your voice heard around the world with your own blog. Many companies will help you set up your own site at no charge, such as WordPress or Blogger. They’ll even give you free, easy instructions and a choice of blog templates.

11. Free foreign language lessons

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