We turn to eating out, the movies. Every year families spend $3200 on restaurants, movies, theme parks. Our captain paula faris helping families find hidden money. Among the tips, one click on... See More
We turn to eating out, the movies. Every year families spend $3200 on restaurants, movies, theme parks. Our captain paula faris helping families find hidden money. Among the tips, one click on facebook. Reporter: You may remember the rodriguez family. Our "real money" team shared tips on getting them to the ballpark on a budget. And they hit a home run. We made it to the game. Reporter: Which they're struck out on lately. I think the cost of dinner and a movie keeps us from going often. Reporter: But travel and lifestyle editor genevieve shaw-brown says family night just got more fun -- and affordable. Tip number one, dig in at area restaurants. Without digging into your wallet, using groupon "reserve." It's free and no coupon needed. You simply make your reservation through groupon reserve, you show up at the restaurant and the 30% is automatically deducted from your bill. Peek-a-boo. Reporter: We find 11 restaurants in the rodriguez' area with discounts up to 40% off. Tip number two -- two. Reporter: Take the family to a flick at amc theaters, you can be a stub member and get $10 off every $100 spent. Reporter: Members also enjoy free upgrades on concessions. But the best deal? Might be at cost co-. Where you'll pay only $15.99 for two premiere tickets. And finally, tip number three, if you're looking for amusement at a theme park, the best deals might be on the park's facebook page, not their website. Our expert found a bargain at a nearby park. It gets you one ticket free, so you buy one, get one free. Yeah, that's great. Reporter: Over one year the average american family can find nearly $1,300 following our tips. For the rodriguez crew, family night out is back. That's real money! Paula is with us now. N groupon, who knew? That's right. You don't have to hand over a coupon. You make your reservation and it's automatically deducted from your bill. When we come back, the need for speed. Who is our person of the week? Then, listen to this.
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