How Much Would You Pay For Facebook?

Would Facebook allow us more straightforward, unfettered access to the content we want, in exchange for something as simple as money? And if you could pay to customize your user experience, beyond the degree to which you already can, would you?

Free Donuts For All! Except Connecticut

Krispy Kreme is doing Free Donut Day too. No purchase necessary at Krispy Kreme.

You Never Know What Someone’s Willing To Give You Til You Ask

“We ended up receiving more than 60 responses and ended up receiving free stuff from 35 companies totaling roughly $275 — not a bad return on our $39 investment”

Open Thread! Free Cone Day

Enjoy the tax time treat!

Beg, Borrow, Steal … Or Swap

Once I got a black, white, and yellow Diane von Furstenberg wrap dress at the swap.

Feeling Generous On Easter Sunday

For a few hours, I didn’t think about the fact that today was the third anniversary of the day I returned to Sacramento after my three months of homelessness in Los Angeles.

Worst Freebie Ever? Famous Rollercoaster Breaks On 1st Day Of Season

The other day I bought some friends breakfast. It made me feel like The Queen Of The World, which is a good return on a $25 investment.

Today’s Rent-Saving Solution: Move Into An Old-Age Home

How long before someone options the rights to this story and turns it into a movie, or at least a sitcom?

The Most Bought Books And The Most Pirated Movies

The most pirated film of the year is a film about thieves and crooks. That sounds about right.

Promo Codes Are The New Credit Card Points

It used to be that your status as a savvy shopper was predicated on whether you knew best how to wrangle every last mile, point, and freebie out of your credit cards. Now we’ve moved on to a more 21st century metric: how much you can make from promo codes.