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7 Valuable Things You Can Get for Free

Kiplinger's annual list of freebies is out, so see what you can get for $0. There's quite a lot of good stuff, actually. These are some of our favorites.

Frugal Fourth of July Ideas

If you're hosting a Fourth of July party, use these helpful tips to keep food and entertaining costs down.

'Bank' Pays Interest in Ice Cream, Drawing Fire from Regulators

State regulators are cool to a Pittsburgh businessman's idea for a bank that pays interest in ice cream shop gift cards. The Pennsylvania Department of Banking says they want Ethan Clay to shut down the community bank he's set up at Oh Yeah! ice cream and coffee shop.

What Mark Zuckerberg Can Learn From Ben and Jerry

Facebook's first few days as a public company have been a rocky road. Moving ahead, Mark Zuckerberg would do well to recall the lesson of two other iconoclastic company founders: Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield. The tale of Ben & Jerry bears a bracing similarity to his own.

Not So Friendly's: Bankrupt Chain Lays Off 1,260

The 63 restaurants Friendly's closed on Wednesday resulted in about 1,260 layoffs -- more than 12% of the company's 10,300 person workforce. Everyone from managers to dishwashers were told Tuesday evening that the following day would be their last at Friendly's.

Coldstone Ice Cream Coupon

Get two small scoops of ice cream plus one mix in for $5 with this Coldstone ice cream coupon, which expires Dec. 26, 2010. The ice cream is served...

Businesses That Win When the Weather Gets Hot

As the Northeast wilts under a heatwave, sales in the ice cream, air conditioner, pools, sea-shore-related and bowling center segments have spiked with the temperature. The hot sales are a welcome relief for the industries that have been burnt by the recession.