Our annual guide to markdowns, discounts and strategies to save you money. July 13, 2012 From travel and tech to credit cards and stocks, we show you how to save big. SEE ALSO: SPECIAL REPORT: Kiplinger’s Top 50 Money-Saving TipsSummer Travel Snag these travel deals and bundle bargains to enjoy popular attractions—with more room to roam. ShoppingTiming your purchases, using deal sites and smart phone apps, and swapping rather than buying new can help you snag great deals that won't empty your wallet. Rewards & FreebiesThese credit cards, freebies, apps and tweets will tell you when to strike for the best deals. Advertisement Big-Ticket BuysWith big expense can come big savings. These tips will get you the most out of college, cars and homes. Daily SpendingFor the lowest prices on everyday items, here's where all the sweet spots are. Banking, Investing & InsuranceHelp make your stock investments and bank accounts stretch further than ever before. This special package of money-saving tips first appeared in Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine. For more help with your personal finances and investments, please subscribe to the magazine. It might be the best investment you ever make.