How to Save Money Every Month in Retirement: Try These 10 Ideas

how to save money every month in

retirement a lot of women over 60 are

thinking of retiring or at least

changing their way of working so that

they have more flexibility but the

things we want to do in this time of our

life are so expensive travel hobbies and

crafts so we've got some ideas on how to

save money every month in your

retirement so that you can do everything

that you love in your life

consider relocating or retiring abroad

if you've lived in a major city for most

of your career chances are you're paying

a lot for housing transportation and

other daily living expenses but life and

retirement doesn't require you to live

in a big city since you no longer have

to go to a job every day

so consider moving to a less expensive

part of the country or even retiring

abroad where other countries often have

lower cost of living delicious cuisine

and fascinating cultures

move to a smaller home

in the same city you could often cut

your living expenses by selling your

house and move into a smaller home the

new trend of CO housing is taking this

idea of downsizing to an extreme in

cohousing communities people live in

small homes and share communal spaces

like gardens and yards with their

neighbors sell your car it will help

your wallet and your body if you're

married and living with a partner do you

really need two cars especially if

you're both retired and no longer have

to commute to work every day perhaps you

can save money by selling a car or if

you only have one car to begin with

perhaps it's time to rely on public

transportation or desktop your bicycle

not only will you save on gasoline and

insurance but you might find yourself in

better physical shape - and if you do

need a vehicle on a specific occasion

you can always use a service like Zipcar

which rents cars by the hour

check the little things are you paying

high fees for your monthly bank account

overdraft fees credit card interest

investment management fees or other

little fees each month just to manage

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suggestions for other banks and other

financial services companies that offer

lower fees and lower rates than what you

might be currently paying pull the plug

on cable TV how much time do you spend

watching cable TV is it really how you

want to spend your life in retirement

besides there are cheaper ways to get

the movies and TV shows you love such as

Netflix and Hulu YouTube is another free

option for watching videos on a wide

range of topics we even have our own 60

and me show reevaluate your phone bills

in the age of mobile phones do you

really still need a landline even if you

still want to keep your old-fashioned

telephone line call your phone company

and ask for the latest deals you might

qualify for a better package with

features like unlimited long distance

stop signing up for mobile phone

contracts many people sign up for a

two-year mobile phone contract in order

to qualify for a free or discounted

mobile phone but this is a bad deal in

the long run you can usually save money

by buying a used smartphone or even by

paying full price for a new phone and

then paying month-to-month for phone

services with a prepaid phone plan check

with your mobile phone provider and see

what options are available

save money on travel many women over 60

love to travel and want to see many

places in the world I know I do

fortunately Travel doesn't have to be


I wrote the in this and earlier article

on how to travel for less with Airbnb a

unique online service that should stay

cheaply at people's homes instead of

paying top dollar for hotel rooms

find a partner to share with if you live

alone it can be hard to cook for one so

why not find a shopping partner who you

can buy items in bulk with and split the

cost or find a circle of friends for

regular group dinners saving money on

food prep and enjoying more social time

take advantage of senior discounts

getting older does have its privileges

don't be afraid to look for senior

discounts at shops restaurants travel

sites and other businesses the American

Association of Retired Persons AARP

offers a variety of senior discounts to

its members and membership only cost $16

a year

what are some of your favorite tips for

saving money on everyday expenses what

small things do you do every month to

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