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ALDI (Discount Groceries) | APRIL - items on SALE | AUGUST - items on SALE | BLACK FRIDAY | BUNDLES - (Internet, TV & phone) | CAMERA DISCOUNTS | CELL PHONE STUFF - DISCOUNTS | COMPARISON SHOPPING | COMPUTERS - DISCOUNT | COST of LIVING Elsewhere |
COUPONS | CRAIG's LIST - RALEIGH | CRAIG's LIST - PHONY MONEY WARNING | Cutting the (TV) Cable (OTA) | CyberGuys - hard to find technology | DECEMBER - items on SALE | Department Stores | DISCOUNTS | Discount Airline Tickets | Discount BOOKS | Discount CAMERAS | Discount Codes (online shopping) | Discount DRUGSTORES | Discount ELECTRONICS | EYEGLASSES - Information about | Discount EYEGLASSES | Discount GROCERIES | Discount OR Unusual JEWELRY | DISCOUNTS for SENIORS | DISCOUNT Stores (so they say) | Discount Travel (so they say) |
ELECTRONICS, Discount | Electronics on the Internet | Eyeglasses - DISCOUNT | Eyeglasses FRAME - MEASURING | Eyeglasses - GLARE | Eyeglasses - PROGRESSIVE Lenses | FEBRURARY - items on SALE | FOOD - Discount | Frugal - Being | Generic Prescriptions | GROCERY STORES (Discount) |
Herbs - Discount | JANUARY - items on SALE | JULY - items on SALE | JUNE - items on SALE | MARCH - items on SALE | MAY - items on SALE | MONOPRICE - discount electronics | MONTH - SALE - What's on sale THIS MONTH | NOVEMBER - items on SALE | OCTOBER - items on SALE | Online Promotion / Discount Codes (online shopping) | Prescriptions | Price Comparisons | Promotion Codes (online shopping) | SALES (what month is what on sale) | SAVE MONEY | SENIOR DISCOUNTS | SEPTEMBER - items on SALE | TOOLS - DISCOUNT| Vitamins & Herbs - Discount | VONAGE - Convert your phone service | VONAGE More information |

USEFUL and INFORMATIVE SITES

HOWARD CLARK's site - http://clarkhoward.com/ NOT http://www.howardclark.com NOTE: I personally believe that Mr Clark Howard has a lot of very good information. Enjoy his good tips. I personally believe that the potential for on-line identity theft is very high, especially for the typical user.

SAVE MONEY - DISCOUNT, SO THEY SAY

From AUTO PARTS to ELECTRONICS to GROCERIES to VITAMINS

I neither recommend, nor, not recommend these stores

COMPARE PRICES - do NOT assume these are the best prices

BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU - Check Out a Business or Charity CRAIG's LIST - RALEIGH, NC NOTE - recently, Craigslist stated that over 80% of all Cashier's Checks and Money Orders used on Craiglist are BOGUS (fake) - your bank will hold you finacially responsible. Triangle Trader COST HELPER - Readers post WHAT THEY PAID for IT FYI - I actually used it for TOOTH IMPLANT prices (so not just for "building information")

AUTO PARTS - Discount

Advance Auto Parts - includes Capitol Blvd, Raleigh AutoZone - includes Capitol Blvd, Raleigh - free battery test/replace Batteries Plus (batteries only)- Includes Atlantic Ave., Raleigh - free test/replace Pep Boys Auto Parts

BOOKS, DISCOUNT - So they say

Half.com - eBay just bought them, so who knows what will happen Amazon

Building Supplies - Discount

(building suppply) Surplus Warehouse - 3900 Capital Blvd # 152, Raleigh, NC Habitat for Humanity - ReStore PLUS THE USUAL PLACES - Click here for Tools and related items

BUNDLES (Internet, TV & IP Phone) - Discount

BundleMyServices - Bundle Your Internet, Phone & TV to Save

CAMERA DISCOUNTS - just personal opinions

Peace (Street) Camera - Raleigh & other places - 836 - 2222 M-F 9-6 SAT 10-4
PriceRunner Databazaar - charges NO shipping B and H Photo - Video - Pro Audio Adorama CalumetPhoto - Digital Cameras, Camcorders, Photography Equipment USA LOCATIONS: http://www.calumetphoto.com/locations#anchor1 United States 1.800.CALUMET M-F 8 to 6 CT Sat. 9 to 5:30 CT Oak Brook, IL 1600 W. 16th Street Oak Brook, IL 60523 630.860.7458 M-F 9 to 7 Saturday 10 to 6 Sunday 12 to 5 Boston, MA 65 Bent Street Cambridge, MA 02141 617.576.2600 M-W,F 8:30 to 5:30, Th 8:30 to 7:00 Sat. 9 to 5:30 Chicago, IL 1111 N. Cherry Avenue Chicago, IL 60642 312.440.4920 M-F 8:30 to 5:30 Sat. 9 to 5:30 Los Angeles, CA 1135 N. Highland Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90038 323.466.1238 M-F 9 to 6 Saturday 9 to 5:30 New York, NY 22 W. 22nd Street New York, NY 10010 212.989.8500 M-F 8:30 to 5:30 Sat. 9 to 5:30 Santa Ana, CA 1430 S. Village Way Santa Ana, CA 92705 714.285.0143 M-F 9 to 6 Sat. 9 to 5:30 San Diego, CA 830 W. Valley Parkway Suite 330 Escondido, CA 92025 760.737.6002 M-F 9:30 to 6:00 Sat. 9 to 5:30 San Francisco, CA 2001 Bryant Street San Francisco, CA 94110 415.643.9275 M-F 8 to 6 Sat. 9 to 5:30 Philadelphia, PA 1400 S. Columbus Blvd. Philadelphia, PA 19147 215.399.2155 M-F 8:30 to 5:30 Sat. 9 to 5:30 Abes of Maine - Watch Shipping Price Willoughbys - Digital Frames, Digital Cameras, Camcorders, Lenses
47st Photo Broadway Photo A&M Photo World Beach Camera Focus Camera Inc Video Guys Wholesale Connection Fry's Electronics Outpost (Web) - (high?) Canoga Camera - CHECK SHIPPING COST Samy's Camera - PRO gear - LA, CA - NOT DISCOUNT

CELL PHONE STUFF - DISCOUNTS

Cell Phone Shop dot Net - Tom says: good, cheap & fast Let's Talk - Find the Perfect Cell Phone

CELL PHONE HELP / PRODUCTS

I have had a lot of help and bought one phone from, and am very happy with: Kevin Mclennon WIRELESS CONNECT WORKS 6320 Capitol Blvd Suite 135 Raleigh, NC 27616 (919) 874-7404 WIRELESS CONNECT WORKS - Kevin Mclennon

CLOSEOUTS

eCost Overstock Woot - online store and community that focuses on selling cool stuff cheap SmartBargains Big Lots

COMPARISON (PRICE) SHOPPING

CHECK THE MERCHANT's RATING - IS SHIPPING INCLUDED? ANY TAX? COST HELPER - Readers post WHAT THEY PAID for IT gazaro - Analyzes the price History - tells you if it's a good price, based on past sales PricePlease - monitors price changes on specified products and alerts consumers of these changes PricePlease - How it Works mySimon NexTag PriceScan Price Watch PriceRunner Yahoo Shopping Shopzilla (was BizRate) Dealio PriceGrabber NexTag MSN StealDeals Techbargains Shopping Shopping YAHOO dot com ShopZilla Smarter Become - prices, review, etc

COUPONS - Discounts

I know nothing about these sites. Coupon codes, promo codes and discounts at over 150,000 stores - Komando.com COUPONS.COM requires their software (download) to print them BeFrugal.com Coupondivas.com BLACKFRIDAY dot COM RetailMeNot - Find and share instant discounts Savings dot Com Kind Coupons.org donates 50% of all profits to charity GOOGLE: Retail-company-name + coupon example: "hhgregg coupon" Tech Bargains FatWallet - Sometimes has some coupons Free Shipping ORG Amazing-Bargins Deal Taker - Coupons & Deals Ebates Got | Apex? Slickdeals Net Coupon Suzy moneywisemoms.com COUPONS (Reader's Digest - INCLUDES FOOD COUPONS): Shortcuts - you can tie eCoupons to your Grocery store's discount card (MVP, Kroger,...) The Coupon Clippers My Grocery Deals Coupon Mom Coupon Sherpa Dazzling Deals Deal Catcher My Grocery Deals Webby Planet Wow Coupons

COUPONS & PROMOTIONAL CODES for online shopping

Many online sites have a place for you to input a COUPON CODE. If you don't know the code, you can not get the discount. LOOK UP THE DISCOUNT CODES FOR A SELECTED STORE Key Code Current Codes naughtycodes.com - rather-be-shopping.com/ Retail Me Not . com Shopping Codes

DRUGSTORES - Discount - CHECK Prices/Shipping

Marley Drug - MY FRIENDS LIKE THEIR PRICES - Winston-Salem, NC We offer one-year supplies of popular generics for only $70. Even if you’re not in the neighborhood, we are licensed in and offer free shipping to North Carolina, South Carolina, Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Kansas, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, Texas, Alabama, Ohio, Missouri, Washington, New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Wyoming, Colorado, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Nevada and Alaska (more states in the future). **We are NOT an internet pharmacy, or an E-Commerce site** You will need to get a prescription from YOUR doctor, sent to the pharmacy. Please call the pharmacy to arrange for payment - (336) 771-7672 HOURS: M-F 9am-6pm & Sat 9am-12pm. Closed Sunday Drugstore dot com See also DISCOUNT VITAMINS / HERBS

ELECTRONICS (check the weekly bargains)

Best Buy - Glenwood: 881 - 4388 540/Capitol: 876 1003 Big Lots - for cheap cables BJ's Wholesale Club - Briar Creek, Raleigh - (919) 806-5000 Bose Showcase Store - The Streets at South Point, Durham, NC 27713, Tel: 919-806-5115 Circuit City - online only - REVIVED 6/2009 TIGER DIRECT - Online ONLY Connect-It Inc - 2411-102 E. Millbrook Road, Raleigh - We carry a large variety of electronic components, datacom products, telecommunication products, structured cabling products, and computer parts. We also provide custom cable and component fabrication.and equipment. Costco - Raleigh - Six Forks & Falls of Neuse || Durham - Broad & Leon St If the price ends in "97 cents", item has been marked down BELOW THEIR COST - Clark Howard - NON-members can buy prescriptions. FRYS.COM Garner TV & Appliances, Inc. - 875 Hwy 70 West - (919) 772 - 3757 Hhgregg's Raleigh Two stores are now open: T.W. Alexander (Glennwood and Briar Creek)- also 6180 Capital Blvd near Kmart. H. H. Gregg [TWO 'G's] Company Appliances/Electronics - 1-866-WSGREGG Intrex Computers - Repairs & Parts - lots of RTP locations Radio Shack - 419 Crossroads Blvd, Cary, NC 27518 (919) 851-0332 Radio Shack - OUTLET STORE Stay-on-Line - 1-888-346-4688 - RTP CHECK THE ONLINE "STORES" - Click HERE SOMETIMES THESE OFFICE SUPPLY GUYS HAVE COMPUTER ACCESSORY BARGAINS: Office Depot Staples Office Max
ELECTRONICS ON THE INTERNET - personal choices, but I didn't pick them The Cable Game - PC World tartancable - great cables... cheap prices - says a good, knowlegable, friend Bizrate - USE them to Check satisfaction rating of other companies

CYBERGUYS

I use a lot of esoteric computer appliances and devices. CyberGuys just sent me a catalog containing interesting things I've never seen elsewhere. While I have not compared prices, their prices some very reasonable. CyberGuys - home of hard-to-find technology. (800) 892 - 1010 - Cordova, California, 95742 ALL ELECTRONICS - where Maximum PC shopped Monoprice - CHEAP - got a Certified HDMI DVI Cable 28AWG - 15ft (Gold Plated) $9.68 bestcableforless.com - good prices - NO one I know has bought from them CableWholeSale - mentioned by PC World Mouser Electronics StarTech - mentioned by PC World ZipZoomFly Mwave FatWallet - Sometimes has some coupons Focus Camera Inc Cascade Media - Professional audio, digital recording equipment and blank media American-Digital - Blank media, hardware and accessories Abe's of Main Addonics - computer storage, etc - Internet BUYDIG BEACH CAMERA Amazon MarkerTek - America's Broadcast Supply House NewEgg PriceWatch
Tech Bargains Dell J&R Music / Computer World Black Box - excellent, not usually cheap [an opinion] B&B Electronics Manufacturing Company CHECK Actual STORES ("Brick and Mortar") - Click HERE

EYEGLASSES - Information

WHAT SUNGLASSES SHOULD DO BLUE LIGHT (HEV - 400 to 500 nm) May help Cause Macular Degeneration UV400 = UVA, UVB plus UVC = 100-400 nm UVA = 320-400 nm UVB = 280-320 nm UVC = 100-280 nm Glossary of Sunglass (And EyeGlasses) Terms - BluBlocker

Computer Glasses

One goal of Computer Glasses should be to reduce/eliminate Blue Light getting to your eye's macula. A second goal should be to reduce Glare. I strongly suggest that you include Polarization in your computer glasses. Stop Frying Your Eyes - Gunnar Zip (Melanin Lens Computer Glasses) Melanin - Wikipedia Optical Absorption of Melanin Computer Glasses - AllAboutVision.com "the lenses of your computer glasses should include anti-reflective coating." Computer Glasses - Dry and Fatigued - FramesDirect

Glare (Vision)

Glare (Vision) - Wikipedia Glare - sdhawan.com What is an Anti-Glare Computer Screen?

Measuring your eyeglasses FRAME

How To Read Your Eyeglass Prescription Reading Your Prescription How to measure glasses frame, Frame Measurement Guide Sizing What's My Eyeglass Frame Size? Polycarbonate Lenses - High index, light weight, impact resistant What are the thinnest lenses? 1.59 polycarbonate or 1.67 index Polycarbonate Lenses

PROGRESSIVE LENSES

Progressive bifocal lens have not visible line on them

Progressive Lenses Replace Bifocals for ENHANCED Vision Note that Progressives come with different widths of correctedness (some types extend the progressive changes in lens magnifcation ALL the way to the outer edges of the glasses - THIS IS THE ONLY TYPE TO GET! (my opinion) Other, (stupid) vendors sell you a narrow gradudated field of vision - this will CAUSE BLURRY views in your peripheral vision - I threw mine right out the window on the drive back from the Optometrist.

EYE GLASSES - DISCOUNT via the Mail

Zenni Optical was recommended by Clark Howard in 2007

I have NOT tried most of these companies - I can Not personallly recommend them

We have tried and recommend Zenni

Clark's eyeglasses from Zenni Optical - Nov 09, 2007 Excerpts From Clark's Shows: Discount Eyewear Zenni Optical - NOTE - also a lot of COMPLAINTS about this company My wife liked her progressive bifocal glasses from Zenni - 1/2010. ZENNI SAYS (8/28/2010)With Every Order You Receive: High quality stylish frame Thin and Light 1.57 index lens Anti-scratch coating Full UV protection Lens edge polishing and beveling Quality Hard Eyeglass case Microfiber Lens Cleaning Cloth Our Guarantee Glassesunlimited.com - Sprang up as a competitor to Zenni Optiical You can upload your picture to glassesunlimited.com and see what the glasses (size and style) will look like when you wear them. EyeBuyDirect.com - Sprang up as a competitor to Zenni Optiical One of Clark's Listeners suggested: globaleyeglasses.com

FRUGAL - ADVICE ON

Frugally Blonde (Blog) - Living the Good Life on Less

GROCERY STORES - DISCOUNT & DISCOUNTS

GROCERIES - What's on Sale at Which Store? ALDI (CHEAPer groceries) - 4241 Louisburg Road, Raleigh (off Capital & 64) ***** Also on FALLS of NEUSE just south of New Hope Church Rd (closer to the 440) accepts CASH, food stamps/EBT cards, and PIN-based debit cards ONLY 25 cents (refundable) to get a shopping cart Must buy shopping bags or Bring your own boxes (WE BUY BOXES OF CANNED GOODS. so get boxes). As an ALDI shopper, you bag your own purchases (put the boxes in your cart) ALDI Locations - Raleigh / Cary / RTP area Shortcuts - you can tie eCoupons to your Store's discount card (MVP, Kroger,...) My Grocery Deals See also: COUPONS

JEWELRY - Discount or Unusual

Taxco Sterling - Raleigh-Durham International Airport - UNUSUAL - I doubt it's discount

Movie Theaters - DISCOUNT

Carmike Blue Ridge 14 DISCOUNT Cinema - $ 2.00 per person Raleigh, NC 27606-6307 (919) 645-1111

SALES - What Products are on Sale by Month

THINK ABOUT THIS - OBVIOUSLY OFF-SEASON WOULD BE CHEAPEST. For example, Who needs a DEhumidifier on Winter? or a Humidifier on Summer? Sales calendar: What's on sale when - Consumer Reports GROCERIES - What's on Sale at Which Grocery Store? CONSUMER REPORTS THOUGHTS ON WHEN ITEMS ARE ON SALE: Airline Tickets are often cheapest on Wednesdays CDs & DVDs come out on Tuesdays and are usually Cheaper then - Try Target.com Jewelery MOST expensive around Valentine's day SOME ITEMS TYPICALLY ON SALE IN THIS MONTH - Check Consumer Reorts for more. Information from Consumer Reports (the best resource for this topic) was supplemented by extensive Internet Searches and Clark Howard. The Best Times to Buy Anything in - Lifehacker JANUARY: Bedding CDs & DVDs Christmas items Cookware Furniture Houses / Condos Linens Swimwear Toys Treadmills Weddings are Cheaper White Sales Winter Clothing FEBRUARY: Electronics - small personal Houses and condos (school is in session, sounds like the worst time) Humidifiers - seems early for sales on these Indoor Furniture Treadmills MARCH: Computers Humidifiers TVs Winter ANYTHING APRIL: Digital cameras Spring clothing MAY: Athletic apparel and shoes Cordless phones Electronics - small, personal JUNE: Computers Indoor furniture Electronics - small, personal Summer things (seems weird they'd be on sale) JULY: Computers Furniture Swimwear AUGUST: EVERYTHING SUMMER & OUTDOOR RELATED Air conditioners Camping equipment Computers Dehumidifiers Lawn mowers Outdoor furniture SEPTEMBER: Bikes Computers Electronics - small, personal Gas grills Shrubs, trees, perennials OCTOBER: Bikes Digital cameras Gas grills Winter Coats NOVEMBER: Baby products Biles Computers Gas Grills Toys DECEMBER: Bikes Computers Gas grills Electronics - small, personal Toys TVs

OTHER Discounters

Bed Bath & Beyond Big Lots - Closeout retailer - WEB SITE now defuct, are they? BJ's Wholesale Club - Brier Creek & 70 BJ's One Day Pass - also at Customer Service desk Costco - Raleigh - Six Forks & Falls of Neuse If the price ends in "97 cents", item has been marked down their BELOW COST - Clark Howard - NON-members can buy prescriptions. Kmart Marshall's Pier 1 Imports ROSS Dress for Less - 8191 Brier Creek Parkway Rugged Warehouse - Store Locations SAM's Club If the price ends in "one cent", it IS already marked down - Clark Howard Target T.J. MAXX Walmart

PRESCRIPTIONS - save on

COSTCO - NON-members can buy prescriptions

PRINTING SUPPLIES & More

Quill Corp - rumored to be afilliated with Staples

SENIOR DISCOUNTS

IF YOU SHOP OR EAT AT ANY OF THESE PLACES, YOU MIGHT AS WELL ASK FOR THE DISCOUNT. You have to ask for the discount from them. They are not automatically given.

Restaurants with Senior Discounts:

(some of these have some really great discounts!) Applebee's: 15% off with Golden Apple Card (60+) Arby's: 10% off (55+) Ben & Jerry's: 10% off (60+) Bennigan's: discount varies by location Bob's Big Boy: discount varies by location (60+) Boston Market: 10% off (65+) Burger King: 10% off (60+) Captain D's Seafood: discount varies on location (62+) Chick-Fil-A: 10% off or free small drink or coffee (55+) Chili's: 10% off (55+) CiCi's Pizza: 10% off (60+) Culver's: 10% off (60+) Denny's: 10% off, 20% off for AARP members (55+) Dunkin' Donuts: 10% off or free coffee (55+) Einstein's Bagels: 10% off baker’s dozen of bagels (60+) Fuddrucker's: 10% off any senior platter (55+) Gatti's Pizza: 10% off (60+) Golden Corral: 10% off (60+) Hardee's: $0.33 beverages everyday (65+) IHOP: 10% off (55+) Jack in the Box: up to 20% off (55+) KFC: free small drink with any meal (55+) Krispy Kreme: 10% off (50+) Long John Silver's: various discounts at participating locations (55+) McDonald's: discounts on coffee everyday (55+) Mrs. Fields: 10% off at participating locations (60+) Shoney's: 10% off Sonic: 10% off or free beverage (60+) Steak 'n Shake: 10% off every Monday & Tuesday (50+) Subway: 10% off (60+) Sweet Tomatoes 10% off (62+) Taco Bell: 5% off; free beverages for seniors (65+) TCBY: 10% off (55+) Tea Room Cafe: 10% off (50+) Village Inn: 10% off (60+) Waffle House: 10% off every Monday (60+) Wendy's: 10% off (55+) White Castle: 10% off (62+)

Retail and Apparel with Senior Discounts:

Banana Republic: 10% off (50+) Bealls: 20% off first Tuesday of each month (50+) Belk's: 15% off first Tuesday of every month (55+) Big Lots: 10% off Bon-Ton Department Stores: 15% off on senior discount days (55+) C.J. Banks: 10% off every Wednesday (60+) Clarks: 10% off (62+) Dress Barn: 10% off (55+) Goodwill: 10% off one day a week (date varies by location) Hallmark: 10% off one day a week (date varies by location) Kmart: 20% off (50+) Kohl's: 15% off (60+) Modell's Sporting Goods: 10% off Rite Aid: 10% off on Tuesdays & 10% off prescriptions Ross Stores: 10% off every Tuesday (55+) The Salvation Army Thrift Stores: up to 50% off (55+) Stein Mart: 20% off red dot/clearance items first Monday of every month (55+)

Grocery with Senior Discounts:

Albertson's: 10% off first Wednesday of each month (55+) American Discount Stores: 10% off every Monday (50+) Compare Foods Supermarket: 10% off every Wednesday (60+) DeCicco Family Markets: 5% off every Wednesday (60+) Food Lion: 6% off every Monday (60+) Fry's Supermarket: free Fry's VIP Club Membership & 10% off every Monday (55+) Great Valu Food Store: 5% off every Tuesday (60+) Gristedes Supermarket: 10% off every Tuesday (60+) Harris Teeter: 5% off every Tuesday (60+) Hy-Vee: 5% off one day a week (date varies by location) Kroger: 5% off (date varies by location) Morton Williams Supermarket: 5% off every Tuesday (60+) The Plant Shed: 10% off every Tuesday (50+) Publix: 5% off every Wednesday (55+) Rogers Marketplace: 5% off every Thursday (60+) Uncle Guiseppe's Marketplace: 5% off (62+)

Travel with Senior Discounts:

Alaska Airlines: 10% off (65+) Alamo: up to 25% off for AARP members American Airlines: various discounts for 65 and up (call before booking for discount) Amtrak: 15% off (62+) Avis: up to 25% off for AARP members Best Western: 10% off (55+) Budget Rental Cars: 10% off; up to 20% off for AARP members (50+) Cambria Suites: 20%-30% off (60+) Clarion: 20%-30% off (60+) Comfort Inn: 20%-30% off (60+) Comfort Suites: 20%-30% off (60+) Continental Airlines: no initiation fee for Continental Presidents Club & special fares for select destinations Dollar Rent-A-Car: 10% off (50+) Econo Lodge: 20%-30% off (60+) Enterprise Rent-A-Car: 5% off for AARP members Greyhound: 5% off (62+) Hampton Inns & Suites: 10% off when booked 72 hours in advance Hertz: up t0 25% off for AARP members Holiday Inn: 10%-30% off depending on location (62+) Hyatt Hotels: 25%-50% off (62+) InterContinental Hotels Group: various discounts at all hotels (65+) Mainstay Suites: 10% off with Mature Traveler’s Discount (50+); 20%-30% off (60+) Marriott Hotels: 15% off (62+) Motel 6: 10% off (60+) Myrtle Beach Resort: 10% off (55+) National Rent-A-Car: up to 30% off for AARP members Quality Inn: 20%-30% off (60+) Rodeway Inn: 20%-30% off (60+) Sleep Inn: 20%-30% off (60+) Southwest Airlines: various discounts for ages 65 and up (call before booking for discount) Trailways Transportation System: various discounts for ages 50 and up United Airlines: various discounts for ages 65 and up (call before booking for discount) U.S. Airways: various discounts for ages 65 and up (call before booking for discount)

Activities & Entertainment with Senior Discounts:

AMC Theaters: up to 30% off (55+) Bally Total Fitness: up to $100 off memberships (62+) Busch Gardens Tampa: $3 off one-day tickets (50+) Carmike Cinemas: 35% off (65+) Cinemark/Century Theaters: up to 35% off U.S. National Parks: $10 lifetime pass; 50% off additional services including camping (62+) Regal Cinemas: 30% off Ripley's Believe it or Not: @ off one-day ticket (55+) SeaWorld Orlando: $3 off one-day tickets (50+)

Cell Phone Discounts with Senior Discounts:

AT&T: Special Senior Nation 200 Plan $29.99/month (65+) Jitterbug: $10/month cell phone service (50+) Verizon Wireless: Verizon Nationwide 65 Plus Plan $29.99/month (65+) *Check out our Secret Cell Phone Discounts to view all cell phone discounts available to you!

Miscellaneous with Senior Discounts:

Great Clips: $3 off hair cuts (60+) Super Cuts: $2 off haircuts (60+) Since many senior discounts are not advertised to the public, our advice to men and women over 55 is to ALWAYS ask a sales associate if that store provides a senior discount. That way, you can be sure to get the most bang for your buck.

SHOES & BOOTS - Discount

Aldo Shoes (and Boots) Sheikh Shoes - My wife got some whose SIZE seemed WRONG

TOOLS & TOOLS STORES - Discount - Click here

UNUSUAL STUFF (not discounted ?)

Brookstone Discovery Stores Sharper Image Tool Crib dot com

VENDOR OUTLETS

Dell Outlet HP factory Outlet - personally, I do not like HP products Amazon Outlet Apple Store

VITAMINS - DISCOUNT

My friend Daine recomends: "iHerb" You can save lots of money by shopping here! And, no, I'm not getting a cent to recommend them! Sample: I pay $50 to buy something in the store (Wild Oats); at iherb it's about $32 - now that's some savings! Plus my order arrives in two days with regular shipping - true for Southern California orders, because iherb is located in Southern California. Give it a try. I rarely recommend things, but this website is something else. The man in charge of herbs and vitamins at Wild Oats told me about it. I've been using it since February 2006 and am totally satisfied." - Diane

DEPARTMENT STORES (I'd not call them discount)

Department Stores in the Triangle, NC Shopping on Citysearch BELK Bloomingdale's DILLARD's JC PENNEY KOHLs MACY's Mervyns NORDSTROM SEARS

HARD-TO-FIND (not discounted)

Cash's APPLIANCE PARTS - 5512 Old Wake Forest Rd, Raleigh THEY GIVE GREAT ADVICE AND INSTRUCTIONS - M-F: 8 - 5:30 SAT: 8 - 1 | (919) 790 - 1331 GrayBar Electronics Long Life Lighting of Raleigh - can order any bulb - 8810 Westgate Park Drive, Ste 100, Raleigh (near Westgate PO) - M - F 8 AM - 5 PM 833 - 1292 Odd Light Bulbs - information McMaster - 435,000 items for projects Maryland Metrics - METRIC hardware source METRIC Conversions Santa Fe Wind - (INDIAN (American) art, leather, furniture, pottery,...) 568 Village Ct. - Garner, NC 27529 - 772 - 8838
Sharper Image STATE ELECTRIC SUPPLY COMPANY (SHEPHERD Electric Supply Company, Inc.) STATE ELECTRIC SUPPLY COMPANY FORMERLY SHEPHERD ELECTRIC SUPPLY GROUP 3925 Tarheel Dr., Raleigh NC 27609 (919) 821-5320 WILDER's Nuts & Bolts, off Hodges, in Raleigh, NC 2406 Alwin Court Raleigh, NC 27604 (919) 833-2761

FRAUD/Consumer Problems

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HARDWARES STORES (not specifically Discounted)

Burke Brothers Hardware Inc - ANCIENT - has stuff others don't 5227 Hillsborough St, Raleigh NC 27606 - (919) 851 - 1211 ACE CAPITOL CITY LUMBER Grainger HARBOR FREIGHT - 3302 Capital Blvd, Raleigh (919) 876-202 - Discount HOME DEPOT LOWES NORTHERN TOOL & EQUIPMENT - 4927 New Bern Ave, East Raleigh, NC 27610 Phone: 919-861-6690 SEARS - LOTS of unusual Hand Tools and hardware gadgets

SURPLUS - Raleigh, NC area

Check the Hours and Days - they may change

Habitat for Humanity - ReStore 2420 Raleigh Boulevard Raleigh, NC 27604 (919) 833-6768 Monday-Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; closed Sundays Surplus Warehouse 3901 Capital Blvd # 152 Raleigh, NC 27604 http://www.surplus-warehouse.com/ (919) 878-0104 Mon-Fri: 8:30am - 5:30pm Saturday - 8:30am - 3:00pm Sunday - (Closed) Bob's Army Surplus 1217 South Saunders Street Raleigh NC 27603 (919) 833-8223 www.bobsarmysurplus.com Monday - Friday 9 am - 6 pm Saturday....9 am - 5:30 pm We are Closed on Sunday State Surplus Property Agency Warehouse 6501 Chapel Hill Road Raleigh, NC 27607 919-854-2160 Store Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM North Carolina State University 3240 Ligon Street Raleigh, NC 27606 919-515-5525 Store Hours: Second Friday Each Month 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

VoIP - Voice over IP TELEPHONY SERVICE

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