The Best Bargains You’ve Never Heard Of

You don't have to deprive yourself to improve your bottom line. These secret discounts and freebies allow you to live your life the way you like to, for less.

Photo by James Wojcik

2 Companies That Give Cash Back for Paperless Billing

These businesses pay you for the privilege of decluttering your mailbox.

  • Allstate Insurance: Up to 5 percent off your auto premium.
  • Progressive Insurance: A percentage off your monthly bill (depending on the policy) when you enroll in the paperless billing program and/or elect direct payment from your bank account.

9 Discounts You Get With AAA Membership

The card you whip out when you’ve got a flat also delivers unexpected savings. (To sign up, go to Membership costs about $50 a year.)

9 Deals You Get With AARP Membership

These amazing rates are exclusively for the 50+ crowd. (Go to to enroll. Membership costs $16 annually.)