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How I Finally Learned to Stop Bleeding Money

February 1, 2020

From the nextavenue website

“Turn off the lights.” “Why would you go out and spend money for coffee?” I grew up middle-class in the 1950s with a litany of lines like that from my Depression-era mother. Usually, I didn’t listen to them. But now that I’m 70 and figuring out ways to budget in retirement in San Francisco, I’m taking my mom’s advice to heart.

It’s not easy.

But my retired husband Jim, who’s 76, and I have realized we needed to stop bleeding money. So, we’re getting better at it. And you might want to try some of our money-saving techniques, too, if you’re retired or will be soon.

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