Yes, the dreaded moment has arrived - the Marketing Gods have heard about my upcoming milestone birthday and sent me the membership packet in the mail, complete with offer for Free Sporty Tote!
I am, first and foremost, a pragmatist. Is AARP membership worth the whopping $16/year, 25% off if you sign up for auto renewal? Or am I just as likely to find better deals on my own? In what situations might I find it worthwhile? We don’t tend to stay in chain hotels or eat at chain restaurants pretty much ever, and rent a car (domestically, anyway) maybe once a year if that.