Updated: DangerP's Sweet Excel Budget Spreadsheet (With Debt Snowball)

Updated: DangerP's Sweet Excel Budget Spreadsheet (With Debt Snowball)

After I uploaded my quick n easy excel budget spreadsheet yesterday, Consumerist reader DangerP sent over his to share with everyone. His is pretty cool! In addition to the regular cash flow and recurring billing item tracking, it also has a built-in worksheet for doing a debt snowball, tracking long-term debts, and an overall budget dashboard. Update: new excel file replaced to fix formula issues some people where having. [More]

Download Our Free Easy Excel Budget Spreadsheet

Download Our Free Easy Excel Budget Spreadsheet

Back by popular demand after the file on our server got messed up, it’s Consumerist’s easy excel budget spreadsheet! It lets you track your cash flow and expenses, and plan for upcoming purchases and bills. Use it properly and you’ll never overdraft again. [More]

Walmart Offers Free Shipping

Walmart Offers Free Shipping

Starting today, Walmart.com is offering free shipping on gift items, including toys and gadgets. [More]

6 Towns In America Where You Can Get Free Land

6 Towns In America Where You Can Get Free Land

There’s still such a thing as homesteading in America. Here’s 6 cities where they’re giving away free land: [More]

Never Click On "Free Public Wifi"

Never Click On "Free Public Wifi"

When you’re cruising for a hotspot at a coffee shop, never click on the “Free Public Wifi” wireless network. “Free Public Wifi” is a Windows XP quirk; when a computer can’t find any of its favorite networks it creates a network on-the-fly, but it doesn’t go anywhere. At best, you’ll never connect to the internet. At worst, you could be exposing your computer to hackers. [More]

Get A Free Flu Shot At CVS After Spending $30 On P&G Stuff

Get A Free Flu Shot At CVS After Spending $30 On P&G Stuff

CVS is doing a deal now where you can get a free flu shot after you spend $30 on qualifying P&G products like Bounty, Tide, and Pampers. Sorry, MA, NY, NJ, HI and Puerto Rico, the offer is not valid in your states. Check your local store for details. [More]

Kaplan Passes Out Free E-Study Guides For Mobile Users, But Download iBooks First

Kaplan Passes Out Free E-Study Guides For Mobile Users, But Download iBooks First

If you’re having trouble accessing those free Kaplan test prep books we told you about a few days ago, make sure to download the iBooks app first. It makes the book download happen all lickity split. [More]

Call Phones For Free Through Gmail

Call Phones For Free Through Gmail

Gmail is rolling out a new service that will let you call phones in the US and Canada for free right from your email. [More]

Kaplan Giving Away 90 Study Guides To iDevice Users

Kaplan Giving Away 90 Study Guides To iDevice Users

If you’re in the market for high school or college study guides and you have access to an iDevice from Apple, Kaplan is giving away 90 different titles between now and August 30th through the Apple iBookstore. Sadly, you can’t access the iBookstore on iTunes, so you’ll have to get to it through an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. [More]

Free Smoothies At Boston Market This Saturday

Free Smoothies At Boston Market This Saturday

This Saturday Boston Market is giving away free smoothies at participating stores in a few states. [More]

GameStop Buys Pre-Owned Website Kongregate

GameStop Buys Pre-Owned Website Kongregate

If you play games on the website Kongregate–its founders say 10 million players stop by every month–then congratulations, you’re about to become GameStop’s new BFF. There’s no word yet on how this will affect the Kongregate community; the site lets people play online games for free, and GameStop says that the its founders will continue to run things for now. If we start seeing offers to pre-order an upcoming online free game, I guess we’ll know the takeover is complete. [More]

Free iPhone 4 Cases Available Now

Free iPhone 4 Cases Available Now

Looks like Apple’s Tim Cook meant it when he told shareholders that most programs submitted to the company’s App Store are approved within a week. Just seven days after CEO Steve Jobs promised to put together a program to allow iPhone 4 customers to get a free case, the iPhone 4 Case Program app is now available for download. (Yeah, Apple probably could have come up with a better name for the app, but what do you want for free?)

Force A Reality Check With This "Real Cost" Credit Card Tool

Force A Reality Check With This "Real Cost" Credit Card Tool

The next time you want to splurge on some big ticket item, you might want to head over to The Real Damage first to see what it’s going to actually cost you in the long run. The free online tool looks at your current balances and interest rates, as well as your monthly payments, and then approximates how much extra you’ll pay in interest on your new purchase before you’re totally debt free. [More]

Free Award Wallet Upgrades

Free Award Wallet Upgrades

Last week we told you about Award Wallet, a site that helps keep track of your airline frequent flyer miles. While a basic account is free, they’re giving away free account upgrades to the first 30 people who jump on this coupon code. [More]

Get Amazon Prime Free For 1 Year With .Edu Address

Get Amazon Prime Free For 1 Year With .Edu Address

Amazon is giving students a free year of Amazon Prime, which gives you free two-day shipping and some other nice bonuses. [More]

Starbucks Offers Free Slow WiFi

Starbucks Offers Free Slow WiFi

Now that every Tom Dick and Harry knows about it and has jumped on, the free wifi at Starbucks has now, not particularly surprisingly, become the free slow wifi at Starbucks. [More]

7/11 Is Free Slurpee Day At 7-11

7/11 Is Free Slurpee Day At 7-11

Free 7.11oz Slurpees can be had by one and all at 7-11 on Sunday, July 11th. Yes, that’s on 7/11. Schedule a doctor’s appointment now for the inevitable brain freeze! [More]

Watch The World Cup Online Live (Sometimes Free!)

Watch The World Cup Online Live (Sometimes Free!)

The World Cup has started and there’s several places you can watch the beautiful game, aka soccer, aka association football, streaming live online and free. There’s restriction depending on your geographical location and internet service provider, but with a little effort and know-how you should be catching all the excitement of the awesomest sport in the world in no time. [Lifehacker] [More]