Harbor Freight is offering one of their already cheap multimeters for FREE with any online purchase. Not sure if they will honor the deal at their stores or not.
The meter in question:
Just add to your cart and and use the coupon code FREEMETER.
No, it is not a high quality meter, but, it is functional and tests diodes and transistors as well. I have one as a "no care" meter and it works just fine for most projects. Although, I think I paid seven bucks for it. ;-)