The buzz: Free, cheap coffee today
Wake up and smell the coffee! It's National Coffee Day and some stores and restaurants are giving it away for free.
Whether you need it to help wake up or to help keep you going during the long day, celebrate National Coffee Day with free or cheap options. To help you get your buzz on, check out the following celebratory specials:
7-Eleven stores – Free medium cups of coffee from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. today
Krispy Kreme – Free 12 oz. cups of coffee all day today
Dunkin Donuts – 50 cents for a cup of coffee today
Caribou Coffee – Buy one coffee, get one free today
Thorntons – Free cup of coffee or a cappuccino from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. today
McDonald's – Some locations have been rumored to be giving away free coffee today. Check your local restaurant for details.
Need another reason to love coffee? A recent study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine notes that women who consumed two to three cups of coffee a day were 15 percent less likely to develop depression compared to women who drank a cup or less daily.