Free Stuff and Good Deals for Folks Over 50

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Overview


The completely revised 3rd edition of Free Stuff & Good Deals for Folks over 50 features goods and services that are either absolutely free or are such a fantastic deal, they won’t want to pass them up! And best of all, author and professional bargain hunter Linda Bowman shows them how to obtain their free gifts and incredible bargains quickly and easily. This ...
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Overview


The completely revised 3rd edition of Free Stuff & Good Deals for Folks over 50 features goods and services that are either absolutely free or are such a fantastic deal, they won’t want to pass them up! And best of all, author and professional bargain hunter Linda Bowman shows them how to obtain their free gifts and incredible bargains quickly and easily. This fact-filled guide is packed with information on where to find:

• Free Entertainment
• Incredible Travel Bargains
• Free Health Care Information
• Prescription Medicine Discounts
• Free Financial, Investment and Tax Advice
• Free Educational Opportunities
• Sports, Fitness and Exercise Bargains
• Free Magazines, Newsletters, Catalogs and Books
• Free Medicare and Insurance Information
• Organizations and Associations for Folks over 50
. . . and much more!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781595800275
  • Publisher: Santa Monica Press
  • Publication date: 11/1/2007
  • Series: Free Stuff and Good Deals Series
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 384,483
  • Product dimensions: 5.49 (w) x 8.36 (h) x 0.49 (d)

Meet the Author


Linda Bowman has been a featured bargain-hunting expert on QVC, television talk shows, and syndicated radio shows, and has been a featured expert columnist in such publications as Bottom Line and Money Worth. She is the author of four books in the Free Stuff series. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Have the Time of Your Life in the Prime of Your Life 7
Ask and You Shall Receive 12
Serious Shopping and Savings 12
Remember the Internet! 15
Chapter 1 Let Us Entertain You (for Less!) 17
Movies and Concerts 18
Fairs and Expos 19
Eat for Cheap (or Free) 20
Savings at Unusual Restaurants 25
Tourist Attractions 26
Visit a Magic Kingdom for Less 28
Watch and Wager for Less 31
If You're Looking for Culture 32
Cultural Attractions 33
Washington, D.C. for Free 37
Nature 38
Museums 39
Sporting Events 42
Chapter 2 Sports, Fitness and Exercise 45
Calling All Athletes 46
State Competitions 46
The National Senior Sports Association 49
Tennis--The Sport for a Lifetime 50
Run for Your Life 51
Take Yourself Out to the Ball Game 52
If You're on a Roll, Bowl 52
Walk for Health 53
The Classic Game of Golf 57
You're Never Too Old to Ski 58
Cross-Country Skiing 61
Dancing 63
Stay in Shape with Swimming 63
Volkssporting 64
Non-Stress Exercise 65
Chapter 3 "Time of Your Life" Travel 67
Traveling for Free 69
Home Exchange 72
House-Sitting 73
Planning Trips and Using Travel Agencies 74
Doing It Yourself 77
Travel Agencies, Clubs and Organizations for 50+ Travelers 79
Experienced Travel Companies 79
The Alternatives to Solitude 81
Where to Stay: Hotel, Motel and Resort Bargains 84
If You Don't Want to Stay in a Hotel 94
Camping 97
Bed and Breakfasts 99
More Clubs for Mature Travelers 100
Fly and Save Money 102
Airline Discounts 104
U.S. Regional Airlines 109
Canadian Airlines 110
European Airlines 110
Take a Cruise for Less 112
Cruises for Seniors 114
Special Interest Cruises 115
Bus and Railroad Excursions 117
Renting a Car 120
Group Tour Programs 121
Tips for Traveling Abroad 123
Traveling with the Grandkids 126
Adventure Travel 128
Pedal Power: Bike Trails 131
U.S. National Park System and Recreational Areas 132
The Golden Passports 134
Chapter 4 Your Finances, Retirement and Insurance Made Easy 137
Free Stuff from the Bank 138
Tax Relief 140
Retirement Recommendations 142
Where to Go for Answers on Medicare and Insurance 148
Automobile Insurance 152
Chapter 5 You're Never Too Old to Learn 153
Learning Centers 154
Auditing Seniors 155
Travel and Learn 166
Go to the Head of the Class 169
Stress-Free Learning 174
Chapter 6 Here's to Your Health 177
Books and Information on Health 179
Health Newsletters 183
National Organizations and Prevention Programs 184
Don't Lose Your Sight 188
Keeping Your Skin Healthy 191
What You Should Know About Breast Cancer 191
Pay Attention to Your Prostate 192
Don't Boo-Hoo the Flu 193
Taking Care of Your Teeth 194
Help for Hearing 195
Live for Tomorrow--Quit Smoking Today 198
Relieving Your Aching Feet and Back 200
Wear a "Real" Lifesaver 200
Discounts on Drugs 201
Chapter 7 Associations and Organizations That Work for Mature Adults 205
Federal Agencies 206
State Agencies 210
More Public Agencies 217
Private Organizations 219
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    This book is seriously outdated, and much of the advice is eithe

    This book is seriously outdated, and much of the advice is either not true, and no longer available. I am very disappointed in this purchase.

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