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Seniors: What Can We Do Without?

May 11th, 2011 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

What can we do without is becoming an almost daily and necessary query. It is no time for extravagance or insisting upon expenses that can be eliminated. It is no time to avoid the reality that escalating costs are here to stay. Coupled to all kinds of dynamics which are influencing the rise of costs on everything, we are faced with having to impose new strictures on our spending, discipline on our desires, and absolute avoidance of spending whenever and however possible.

How do we start? Here are some hints.

First, eliminate all unnecessary trips to purchase unneeded items. Examine the habit of jumping in the car to run to buy one or two items. Put it off until you have several tasks which need doing.