Free stuff is getting harder to come by, but The Huffington Post has come up with 10 things you should never pay for.
Hit up your public library or browse online for some free reading material.
Basic Checking Accounts
Free checking accounts are becoming harder to find, but banks like ING Direct and Ally still offer free, no-fee basic checking accounts.
Free public wi-fi spots abound these days at everywhere from your favorite coffee shop to the subway station. There are even apps now to help you find hotspots close by.
Donations are often solicited during an offering, but most religious services are free to the public.
Most beaches across the country are free to the public, with the exception of private beaches or those in state and national parks.
Rumors abound that someday we'll have to pay for social media, sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google+ are still free to the public.
411 Information Services
Look up phone numbers using free wi-fi on your smartphone or dial 1-800-FREE-411, which offers the same information services in exchange for listening to a few short ads.
Many newspaper websites are charging viewers for certain content, but most news sites -- like The Huffington Post -- still offer up all their content for free.
Standard In-Flight Beverages
Booze may cost you, but airlines still offer a free non-alcoholic beverage service for juice, soda and water.
Under federal law, AnnualCreditReport.com is the only authorized source for a free, yearly credit report from the three major credit bureaus: Experian, Equifax and TransUnion.
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Source: Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Dept.
What began as a traffic stop quickly turned into an assault on a California Highway Patrol officer, followed by a high speed pursuit down the U.S. 101 southbound Thursday afternoon.
Courtesy: Santa Barbara County Fire Dept.
One person was killed in a two-vehicle accident on the U.S 101 southbound near the Los Carneros Road on ramp Wednesday afternoon.
Residents along the 3500 block of Via Lato are in disbelief after a Wednesday night stabbing left two of their neighbors in critical condition.
While the city of Oxnard maintains it's running out of money, an outside consultant hired by three Oxnard unions says that is not true.
Santa Ynez Valley Union High School has canceled classes due to a power outage.
Protesters rallied outside a proposed power plant hearing at the Oxnard Performing Arts Center on Thursday night.
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation issued a statement on Thursday afternoon regarding the recent decision to grant parole to former Manson Family member Bruce Davis.
A New Hampshire jury on Friday convicted Owen Labrie of five counts -- including statutory rape -- in connection with the sexual assault of another student at a prestigious boarding school, but it acquitted him of more serious charges.
Labrie, 19, a ...
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Sometimes, you get what you pay for. But dollar stores also sell good products like these at a tremendous discount.
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