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17 Tips To Live Comfortably Off Just a Social Security Check

GOBankingRates Logo By Gabrielle Olya of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 18: Twenty-four percent of those aged 65 and over live in families that depend on Social Security benefits for 90% or more of their income, according to the AARP Public Policy Institute. With the average monthly benefit at $1,523, retirees who rely on Social Security to pay for all of their living expenses are on very tight budgets. Check Out: The Cost To Retire in America’s Sunniest Cities Be Prepared: 30 Greatest Threats to Your Retirement There are plenty of discounts and perks seniors can take advantage of once they do retire, allowing them to live a rich life with limited funds. Take the right measures to stretch your benefits as far as possible and live comfortably. Last updated: June 25, 2021

Twenty-four percent of those aged 65 and over live in families that depend on Social Security benefits for 90% or more of their income, according to the AARP Public Policy Institute. With the average monthly benefit at $1,523, retirees who rely on Social Security to pay for all of their living expenses are on very tight budgets.

Check Out: The Cost To Retire in America’s Sunniest Cities
Be Prepared: 30 Greatest Threats to Your Retirement

There are plenty of discounts and perks seniors can take advantage of once they do retire, allowing them to live a rich life with limited funds. Take the right measures to stretch your benefits as far as possible and live comfortably.

Last updated: June 25, 2021

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