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End the Year With These Fabulous Freebies

Posted By Jeff Yeager On December 23, 2013 @ 12:27 pm In Money & Savings | Comments Disabled

Some fabulous freebies to end the year with and ring in 2014:

Free Video From Santa: Hurry! Time is running out to send the kids a personalized video from Santa via this website [1]. If’ you’ve already sent out your Christmas cards, remember it for next year.

Free 2014 Calendar: Click on the link for these free, downloadable calendars [2]. You can customize them to meet your needs and track your schedule. Free Financial Planning Tools: Several websites like Mint [3], Bankrate [4] and AARP [5] offer free calculators to help get your financial house in order. These tools can help you track your expenses, set up a household budget, save for retirement and more. Free Yoga Instruction: Yoga is good for the mind, body and soul — a great New Year’s resolution. This website [6]features instructional videos and lets you join free online yoga studios to follow the instructors and programs that you like the most.

>> Sign up for the AARP Money newsletter [7]

Free Home Inventory Software: Decluttering your home and getting your affairs in order are common New Year’s resolutions.  Software sponsored by the Insurance Information Institute [8] makes inventorying your household belongings easy and fun. Free Home Energy Savings Calculator: Reduce your winter heating and summer cooling costs with the help of this  “Home Energy Saver” [9] tool developed by the U.S. Department of Energy. Free Coffee Samples: Staying up late on New Year’s Eve, or having trouble waking up the next morning? For java junkies, Coffee Fair [10] lists sample offers and coffee-related promotional paraphernalia. Also, if you join the mailing lists of Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts or Caribou Coffee, you’ll get an email for a free beverage on your birthday. Free Income Tax Software: There are a number of  options available for filing your income taxes. This website [11]provides a good overview of free and low-cost tax software, depending on your needs. If your income qualifies, you can also get free tax preparation software from IRS Free File [12]. Free Calorie Counter: There are plenty of calorie calculators available to help you keep your New Year’s resolution to take off a few pounds. I like the one on My Fitness Pal [13]  [13]because of the other information and tools on the site, including an active community message board, a sort of “virtual weight loss support group.”

>> Get discounts on financial products and services with your AARP Member Advantages. [14]


Also of Interest


See the AARP home page [19] for deals, savings tips, trivia and more

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[1] via this website: http://www.portablenorthpole.com/home

[2] free, downloadable calendars: http://www.printable2014calendars.com/

[3] Mint: http://www.mint.com

[4] Bankrate: http://www.bankrate.com/calculators.aspx

[5] AARP: http://www.aarp.org/money/money_tools/?intcmp=AE-BLIL-DOTORG

[6] This website : http://www.myfreeyoga.com/

[7] >> Sign up for the AARP Money newsletter: http://www.aarp.org/online-community/people/subscribeFromEmail.action?id=29636&intcmp=ILC-EMAIL-SUB-MONY

[8] Insurance Information Institute: https://www.knowyourstuff.org/iii/login.html

[9] “Home Energy Saver”: http://homeenergysaver.lbl.gov/consumer/

[10] Coffee Fair: http://www.coffeefair.com/index.htm

[11] This website : http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-income-tax-filing-software.htm

[12] IRS Free File: http://www.irs.gov/uac/Free-File:-Do-Your-Federal-Taxes-for-Free

[13] My Fitness Pal: http://www.myfitnesspal.com

[14] >> Get discounts on financial products and services with your AARP Member Advantages.: http://www.aarpfinancial.com/content/aarpfinancial/home.html?intcmp=AE-BL-MON-DISC

[15] Early Tax Filers Will Have to Wait for Refunds: http://blog.aarp.org/2013/12/20/early-tax-filers-will-have-to-wait-for-refunds/?intcmp=AE-ENDART1-BL-REL

[16] Slideshow: 9 Nasty Things to Throw Away Today: http://www.aarp.org/health/healthy-living/info-04-2013/9-nasty-things-to-throw-away-photos.html#slide1?intcmp=AE-ENDART2-BL-BOS

[17] Get free assistance with tax-return preparation from Tax-Aide: http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/aarp_taxaide/?intcmp=AE-ENDART3-BL-ADV

[18] Join AARP: https://appsec.aarp.org/MSS/join/application?keycode=U9ZTPH9&intcmp=AE-ENDART3-BL-MEM

[19] AARP home page: http://www.aarp.org/?intcmp=AE-ENDART3-BL-HP

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