Newegg offers the Crucial 500GB MX500 Serial ATA 6Gb/s 3D NAND 2.5" Internal SSD for $69.95. Coupon code "EMCTWUY22" cuts that to $62.95. With free shipping, that's $1 under our January mention and the lowest price we've seen. (It's the best deal now by $7.) It features read speeds up to 560MB/s, write speeds up to 510MB/s, and AES 256-bit hardware encryption.
Retirees must stretch their dollars further and further these days — no thanks to these costs.