Eating out should be avoided on your trip down The Short Road To Retirement unless you can get an outstanding deal.  Type in half price gift certificates plus your city and state in Google and you will get many results. will be the first, but other ones will come up too.  Your local radio station website is very likely to have discounts and half price deals.  In New Hampshire and Massachusetts, all the radio stations offer half price certificates.  Check your local radio station website and eat for half price as you mosey on down The Short Road To Retirement.