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With the tax deadline just three days away many of you are scrambling to file your returns on time so.
To celebrate your hard work and to get you to spend money on their products.
Several national companies are offering free promotions between now and Monday.
Here to tell us what's free and where is this financial journalist very Gibbons takes the coming -- today he during this -- it doesn't apply to line.
It is if I love free stuff everybody does but they really want -- -- others that's the reason they're getting in there is just so they -- -- and I.
-- resonates so well with consumers -- I mean there's everything from free food to discounted entree is McCormick and Schmitz mix for example.
They're urging the discounted entree for ten dollars and forty cents a plan that 1040.
You've got an -- was doing it's -- some names -- -- terror attacks are offering free software are federal and state so.
People want to get these companies want to get in the game and give you something alleviate some of the pain right from the anxiety because -- not I'm sure they're really concerned about my mental state senate but what do you think they're after -- -- Well I mean some of them you wanna obviously -- something -- promote something get you in the door and get to spend money as you point out like.
DirecTV for example they're -- Subscribers and debris HBO -- Cinemax just to try it out you've got chemistry dot com.
They're saying hey you can try it free dating for three days and hopefully that'll work now on you'll sign on but you know a fast installation I have to -- I just say it's kind of up.
It's kind of a fun thing in some of that the marketing is kind of fun and in just think rivers bagel company they're doing dozen bagels.
For and we are about freedom Fries and RV I guess that's that's when you don't miss out -- -- has -- debris are -- DL.
And set 10 o'clock tonight everybody loves there frankly how much time their -- Ticket that is my opponent started today's -- -- -- over the course the weekend.
Turbotax as a free software through the weekend -- -- -- -- -- during during Twitter.
One of the companies that's why did you about social networking that you really want to find out where the deals are that you've got a guy you've got to follow your companies on FaceBook or Twitter you've got like them for example.
If you like -- like it you could get.
The -- the fray Frye is it.
-- chili's is also -- the -- brie appetizer.
Free dessert but again you have to follow them -- -- sort of you know be in the game to take to get any information.
You know let's let's take this seriously here for just a second Americans have something like 5900.
Dollars burning a hole in your wallet.
Coming from the federal government these companies know that they want to sell used up their offering discounts out there for people coming and spend their refund.
What should people do with their refund.
Well ideally -- and they constructed with it but.
Really don't want to be getting these ridiculously artery fans and even getting a larger -- year in and year out you need to change are holding but there are definitely Smart thing to do -- -- respondents -- -- obviously.
Get your emergency funds you know -- -- for retirement are much more constructive things to -- -- but my primary their advice would be you are repeatedly getting that Marjorie fun.
You do need to change your -- holding Americans a sort of accustomed to getting these ridiculously -- -- -- giving Uncle Sam free money they don't have to pay you interest giants -- and 85% of Americans are doing this so.
We're all giving Uncle Sam a lot of money we shouldn't be doing -- we should be saving the money ourselves.
And hearing so much better to be getting the money manager earning revenue and as you point out of the government interest for -- on that.
People love getting money -- and -- come tax time.
Well as you can always set aside more money in -- Roth IRA are or may be Ed do something to improve your house split until another thing on -- remodeling projects.
Which is the first time if you -- and a couple of years there.
Upping their kitchen in fixing their decks and maybe even during the -- that's right here -- thanks for the time.
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