We already know Millennials are willing to pay for things that they could get for free but want the exclusivity of being in a program. It's these types of fiscal decisions that lead to the largest share of 18-34 living at home, it's because they're broke. Though there's clearly a significant segment of Millennials that don't care about money, there's probably also a significant segment that do so we, those of Generation X, have kindly supplied you this list: Three Things Millennials Can Get For Free.
Free Eye Exams & After-Care
Impossible, you say, but it's true, you can get a free eye exam AND that includes the follow-up treatments for anything that's discovered during the your exam. Yes, there are financial restrictions but they're fairly loose so as long as you're not taking Uber Black there you should be fine. It's a service of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the governing body of Ophthalmologists.
Free Gifts From The Obamas
So many mundane events that require gifts, so little money to spend. With a little planning, you can let your tax dollars pay for gifts for your favorite budding liberals in the form of a personal message from President Obama and Michelle. From birthdays to weddings along with an assortment of more random events (like becoming an Eagle Scout), if you're 4-6 weeks out then just fill out the form and leave yourself as the recipient so you'll be able to hand the envelope to them in person. You can sign up online, it's free, and it's delightfully personalized (auto-pen aside).
Free Rides (Possibly For Life)
You probably already use Uber and Lyft but if you didn't redeem a free ride when you signed up, it's not too late. Grab an Uber code or a Lyft code and get a credit. If you've already redeemed a code but want more free rides, look up your code and submit it to the site for listing. Each time someone else uses that code you'll get a free ride and there's no cap to how many free rides you can get. Both apps are available on iOS and Android and you can find your promotion code by going to the About screen.
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