Wednesday, December 18, 2013

#109: AARP 2013 Almanac

AARP’s Almanac is packed with facts, figures and fun stuff relevant to people 50+. With a newly revised format, this treasure trove features— 
• Ways to save money this year, including places to get free stuff (from good-for-you yoga classes to decadent doughnuts) as well as scams to avoid and seasonal best buys 
• Milestone birthdays for celebrities, politicians and thought leaders, along with tidbits you may not know about them (such as who was inspired to become a lawyer by Perry Mason episodes?) 
• A monthly guide to good health, seasonal power foods and delicious--and, yes, healthy--recipes 
• Great vacation spots, film festivals, book fairs and food festivals nationwide 


ABOUT AARP: 
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of more than 37 million, that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare, employment security and retirement planning. We advocate for consumers in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name as well as help our members obtain discounts on a wide range of products, travel, and services. 

A trusted source for lifestyle tips, news and educational information, AARP produces AARP The Magazine, the world's largest circulation magazine; AARP Bulletin; www.aarp.org; AARP TV & Radio; AARP Books; and AARP VIVA, a bilingual news source. AARP does not endorse candidates for public office or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates. 

AARP Foundation is an affiliated charity that provides security, protection and empowerment to older persons in need with support from thousands of volunteers, donors and sponsors. AARP has staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.


  • Kindle: 1592 KB
  • Print Length: 288 pages
  • Publisher: RosettaBooks (November 7, 2013)
  • ASIN: B00GLSLMCK


Purchase AARP's 2014 Almanac at AMAZON US   |    AMAZON CA


REVIEW:
This is fun to read for dates that are important to know, what time of year is the best time to buy certain items, and even some history tidbits thrown in. These things put together help you get the best out of the year. Need to buy a lawnmower? This book will tell you the best time of year to get that lawnmower. (Just an example, may not be an exact noted thing in the book.) How handy is that information though?! Especially to homeowners. 
I am glad I had this book. I bought things at the right time, like jeans. Who knew they are cheaper at certain times of the year?! This almanac did, that's who!
So I urge you to check out the 2014 version. It is more geared to Americans,their history and sales and such, but is beneficial all around really.


3/5

2 comments:

  1. Sounds like a fun book; nice review

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  2. That looks like a fun read. Something you can pick up and read tidbits of when you have a couple of minutes. :)

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