Stretching Money in Retirement
Many retirees will have to tighten the belt in the new year since there will be no COLA increase, but there are many things you can do to stretch your money a bit further and enjoy a little more spending money where you want it. Most tips in this area are in consolidating bills and making sure you aren’t paying more taxes than you have to through the use of free help. There are many programs set up to show you through the many hoops of the tax system and how to acquire breaks where you may not know they exist or where they recently opened up to you. Many other tips are related to being a savvy shopper and getting deals where you can get them and planning ahead rather than living purely in the moment. To read up on these tips, visit this article by Sarah Brooks with GoBankingRates.com.