Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web

This week: Seemingly savvy buys that aren’t, things your bank should tell you that they don’t, cheaper ways to buy sports tickets, how to travel the world for free and how free credit monitoring might mean a bigger tax bill.

Is AARP Worth the Cost?

If you’re turning 50 this year, you qualify for an AARP membership, but is it worth it? Can you get senior discounts without membership?