10 Best Freebies for Retirees

Retiree-friendly goods and services are available at no cost – if you know where to look.

Prices don’t get much lower than “free.” Sure, senior discounts, on everything from going to the movies to riding the bus, are ripe for the taking. But there are also plenty of freebies out there for those who have cast off the shackles of everyday work.

We gathered a collection of the best freebies. Bear in mind some are strictly for those of a certain age, retired or not. Others are fit for retirees (and others of any age) who are living on a fixed income. Check out our 10 favorite retirement-friendly freebies.

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Bob Niedt

Bob was Senior Editor at Kiplinger.com for seven years and is now a contributor to the website. He has more than 40 years of experience in online, print and visual journalism. Bob has worked as an award-winning writer and editor in the Washington, D.C., market as well as at news organizations in New York, Michigan and California. Bob joined Kiplinger in 2016, bringing a wealth of expertise covering retail, entertainment, and money-saving trends and topics. He was one of the first journalists at a daily news organization to aggressively cover retail as a specialty and has been lauded in the retail industry for his expertise. Bob has also been an adjunct and associate professor of print, online and visual journalism at Syracuse University and Ithaca College. He has a master’s degree from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and a bachelor’s degree in communications and theater from Hope College.