Here at Easy Money we love cheap and the only thing we love more than cheap is free! So in today’s save more segment we’ve got some of both. The savvy editors at Consumers Checkbook magazine pored over the fine print of credit card contracts, warehouse club memberships, health insurance plans and more to find amazing freebies and cheapies and today we’re tapping into their knowledge. Please welcome Kevin Brasler, Executive Editor of Consumers Checkbook, back to Easy Money.
Why do companies offer freebies or deep discounts?
When is a freebie potentially NOT a good deal?
Credit card freebies (we know about the car insurance…but what else?)
—free shipping subscription
Warehouse club deals
–printer cartridge refills
–wright loss programs
–skip DMV line
–waived young driver upcharge
–20% baby discounts
Other places to look for deals?
–college alumni groups