There are many things we purchase these days that we’d never have dreamed of paying for a few decades back: Television channels? Checked airplane luggage? Grocery bags?
Grandpa and Grandma couldn’t have imagined forking over cold hard cash for any of the above.
But a savvy shopper still can find a way to get many things free. From entertainment to education, knowing the tricks can help you save big — even on items for which neighbors and friends may be paying.
Here’s a look at some of the many items that you don’t ever need to pay for.