Are you using all your discounts?
Did you know that, once you've retired there are a whole heap of discounts available to you? From reduced National Trust memberships to discounted cinema screenings, no matter what your interests, there’s bound to be a discount for you! Have a look for shops which offer senior discounts, such as Boots who offer more Advantage Card points to the over 60's.
If you're wanting to get out and about, make the most of the reduced train travel prices on offer as well as a buss pass for free travel
. Find even more discounts here.
Shop around for the best deals
Be sure to use price comparison websites like Go Compare
and Compare The Market
when you need to renew insurances policies. They’ll enable to you to find the best deals out there.
Typically, phone, broadband, energy, and financial services providers offer their better deals to new customers. So instead of sticking with the same provider, it’s worth shopping around when your contract is up, as you may find better deals.
Check your outgoings
One way you can save money is by reviewing your monthly regular payments. You may be making payments for things you’re no longer using or have some old direct debits that you’ve forgotten about. These payments may not be massive, but every saving you make, no matter how small can add up to make a difference.