Here is What the Average Retiree Spends Per Month

average retiree spends per month

Food: $483 per month

This category is high for all ages. However, retirees will usually spend a little less than the average household for a variety of reasons. Perhaps the kids have finally moved out and it’s less people to cook for. Also, retirees usually eat in more. Going out to eat can really rack up expenses, especially adding in tips and pricey adult beverages.