1. Driver savings
You may save up to 10 percent on your auto insurance if you complete the AARP Driver Safety course. Ask your insurance agent — restrictions may apply. Details at 888-227-7669 toll-free, or find a course online.
2. Free tax prep
The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program, in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service, offers tax preparation and counseling at thousands of locations during the February-April 15 tax-filing season. Trained and certified volunteers help low- to middle-income filers, with special attention to those 60-plus. To find an AARP Tax-Aide site near you, check online or call toll-free 888-227-7669.
3. Discounts galore
The AARP Everyday Savings Center, powered by Next Jump, offers members discounts on purchases at retailers, restaurants, spas, movies, amusement parks and shows. Learn more by visiting everydaysavingscenter.com.
4. Travel deals
AARP members can save between 10 percent and 25 percent when booking hotel and car rentals at the AARP Travel Center powered by Expedia online. They can even get an onboard cruise credit. Call 800-675-4318.
5. Try webinars
AARP has free webinars about saving money, job searching, retirement planning and Social Security.
6. Plan your year
The 2013 AARP Almanac is a free e-book and is full of fun facts, news you can use and plenty of ways to save money year-round. Go to aarp.org/2013almanac.
7. Free calculators
8. Compare 401(k) fees
Financial information company BrightScope features a free 401(k) ratings directory that compares fees among plans. Go to brightscope.com/ratings.
9. Free college-savings calculator
AARP College Savings Solutions from TIAA-CREF provides a free online calculator that compares state 529 college savings plans and helps you decide which type of savings plan suits your needs. Check it out at aarpcollegesavings.com.
Contributors to 99 Great Ways to Save 2013: Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, Tara Finnegan Coates, Joan Rattner Heilman, Stacy Julien, Megan Lawson, Marlece Lusk, Bob Lyford, Anne Masters, Jeff Yeager and AARP members like you.
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