Watch AARP’s Movies for Grownups awards show online! View the streaming video on PBS.
by Jeanne Lee, AARP The Magazine, September/Otober 2010 issue
Join AARP today — Receive access to exclusive information, benefits and discounts.
Online, you can access the power of collective bargaining through websites such as Groupon.com (group + coupon, get it?) or LivingSocial.com. Sign up for free.
See also: How to score free and low-cost theater tickets.
You’ll receive a daily e-mail featuring 50 to 90 percent off on local restaurants, pro-sports tickets, massages, spa treatments, sailboat tours, and more. With Groupon—available in more than 140 cities—you use your credit card to reserve your claim on the day’s group bargain (say, a $10 coupon good for 50 percent off a restaurant meal worth $50 or more). The coupon is activated only if enough people sign on—the number needed varies—but since the site has grown in popularity, the deals almost always get activated. If the deal is on, your credit card will be charged. You can then use the discount anytime over the next six months to a year.
Don't just take our experts' words for it—we want to hear how you're cutting costs. E-mail us your best money-saving advice!
Please leave your comment below.
You must be logged in to leave a comment.
Get tips and resources to protect yourself from fraud and see the latest scam alerts in your state.
Members save 15% on in-store purchases of frozen yogurt, treats and apparel.
Exclusive program for members from The Hartford.
AARP members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change.
You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. The provider’s terms, conditions and policies apply. Please return to AARP.org to learn more about other benefits.
Your email address is now confirmed.
Manage your email preferences and tell us which topics interest you so that we can prioritize the information you receive.
Explore all that AARP has to offer.
In the next 24 hours, you will receive an email to confirm your subscription to receive emails
related to AARP volunteering. Once you confirm that subscription, you will regularly
receive communications related to AARP volunteering. In the meantime, please feel free
to search for ways to make a difference in your community at