4 Easy Ways to Lower Your Living Costs in Retirement

Maurie Backman, The Motley Fool
·3-min read
4 Easy Ways to Lower Your Living Costs in Retirement

Many people worry about covering their expenses in retirement, and the truth is, even if you save well for that milestone, you might still find yourself in a cash crunch if your bills come in higher than expected. The good news, however, is that a few smart decisions on your part could make retirement a less costly endeavor. Property taxes, for example, are often calculated based on how much square footage and land you have, so if you cut those numbers in half, you may not see your property tax bill shrink by 50%, but it should drop substantially.