ASICS via eBay offers its ASICS Women's Comutora MX Running Shoes in several colors (Grey pictured) for $24.99 with free shipping. That's $3 under our mention from a month ago and the lowest price we've seen. (It's the best deal now by $25.) They're available in select sizes from 8.5 to 12.
Yes, retirees are eligible for the payments that the federal government soon will distribute.