Understanding Freebies

Written by Jeffrey Strain


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Understanding Freebies By Jeffrey Strain

It seems that everyone is after "freebies" these days to save a little money. While this may appear to be a good way to save, understanding why freebies are offered andrepparttar 105408 different types of freebies that are available is essential to make sure you aren't spending more that you thought. "Spending more than I thought? It's a freebie, how can I be spending money?" you may be asking yourself. That's what this article is going to show you so you can determine if that freebie is truly free.

Takerepparttar 105409 example of 0% financing that is widely being promoted for new vehicle sales. While it seems that this is a good deal onrepparttar 105410 face of it, people fail to realize thatrepparttar 105411 0% financing isn't really "free." According to Power Information Network, during a five month period,repparttar 105412 average buyer who financed with a 0% loan paid over $1,800 more for a Ford Explorer than those who paid in cash or used another type of loan. The 0% "free" interest loan isn't so free when viewed from this perspective.

Most people assume that a freebie means that you can getrepparttar 105413 item for no cost. It makes logical sense, but in reality it isn't quite that easy. First and foremost, it is important to realize that "Free" is a relative term. Companies give away freebies not out ofrepparttar 105414 kindness of their heart, but to drive traffic to their site or store, to build good customer relations, to attempt to get you to purchase other products at a future date or any number of similar reasons. It is always important to remember that there is an alternative motive behindrepparttar 105415 freebie being given away.

That being said, it doesn't mean that all freebies are a worthless waste of time. Freebies can be an excellent way to save money, but you need to understandrepparttar 105416 different types of freebies that are out there and then make sure thatrepparttar 105417 freebie is not costing you money in hidden ways. Here are some ofrepparttar 105418 typical types of freebies offered and what to look out for:

Free Sample: This is when a product is given away (usually in a smaller "trial" size, but full size samples can also be found from time to time) withrepparttar 105419 intention of letting you try it to see if you like it. The manufacturer is willing to give away a sample ofrepparttar 105420 product in hopes that when you try it, you will like it enough to begin using it or switch to their product from a competitor you were previously using. These rarely carry hidden costs and probably arerepparttar 105421 image most people have when mentioningrepparttar 105422 word "freebie."

Free With Purchase: This is where you receive something at no extra cost as an add on when you purchase a certain product. While these can be good deals if you were planning to buy or needrepparttar 105423 main product being sold, you need to be careful not to purchase something you don't really need just because it comes with something free attached.

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