If you are about at that time to call it quits on your career, one of the first steps you may take is downsizing your budget to accommodate for the loss of income. Not only can self-storage provide retirees with the means to save money after their retirement, but it also opens up lots of opportunities that allow them to enjoy their time out of the workforce. Today Affordable Family Storage discusses self-storage for retirees and how a self-storage unit can really unlock your ability to enjoy your retirement. Read below to find out more!
One of the most common methods to cut costs after retirement is to move to a smaller home, apartment, or other facility. However, parting with furniture or family heirlooms that you have owned for decades is no easy matter. If these items don’t have a place in your new home, consider temporarily storing these items in a self-storage unit. Not only will a climate-controlled self-storage unit help preserve your items, but it may also help you decide whether or not to keep them. If after a few months you realize you don’t miss your stored belongings, perhaps it is time to pass those items to your children or grandchildren or give them to a family that could will them.
Now is a great time to take up the hobbies that you were always interested in. Pick up golfing, buy a jet ski, or enjoy some fishing downtime. No need to clutter up your garage with your new hobbies. A self-storage unit is perfect for storing your recreational gear during the off-season. Maybe you have always wanted to start traveling but have not had the time. What better time than now to get that RV and begin your travels across the United States? A self-storage unit is the perfect place to store your things while you see the wonders of the world.
Whatever post-retirement plans you may have, make sure that you have the storage solutions you need. At Affordable Family Storage, we have state-of-the-art storage units that are temperature-controlled and monitored by our security team. You can rest easy knowing your belongings are safe and secure with us. If you are in the Des Moines, IA area contact us today at 515-325-0248 to discuss storage solutions for your next adventure!