Quick Tips: Ways To Save

Source from AARP Bulletin

Free Family Fun

Need to keep the children entertained? Fun freebies include bowling (visit kidsbowlfree.com), no license-needed fishing days (takemefishing.org/nfbw), factory tours (factorytoursusa.com) and “how-to” workshops for kids at Home Depot and Lowe’s. Some movies chains such as REI Cinemas, host free weekly family movies. Others charge !1 or less.

Auto Insurance

Shopping for a better deal on car insurance? In addition to contacting several companies for quotes , spread your inquiries out over several months. Premiums for the same policy can vary by as much as 48 percent over a given year, according to the website insurancequotes.com

Best Days to Buy

When depends on where, suggests recent data. Clothing mark-downs typically occur on Wednesday at T.J. Maxx and Marshalls, and Tuesday, says ShopSmart magazine. ONline, the best discounts on new clothing and accessories tend to be Thursday, reports ShopItToMe.com. Gas prices are lowest on weekends.