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RETIRING IN ANOTHER COUNTRY

Did you know you can live in a warm tropical country at a fraction of the cost? Places such as Thailand, Ecuador, Vietnam, Portugal, and Mexico are much more affordable.

HEALTHY CHOICES

Your happiness begins with finding a healthy lifestyle just for you.

Traveling abroad opens your eyes to new cultures.

You’d be surprised how friendly other cultures can be.

Retire in Huntsville, Alabama!

Those who retire in Huntsville, Alabama will find it has a lot to offer.   It is located in the picturesque Tennessee Valley and has many historical districts.   Zillow says the median home price is $170,000.   About 180,000 people live here and 14.2% are over the age...

Retire Overseas?

Imagine what life would be like if you retired overseas.  There you are, sitting on your lakeside patio in a warm climate for $500 a month rent.   Your total expenses come to about $1200 for two people, leaving some savings to travel back home when you want to go see...

Wine on a Budget

I’m standing in the grocery store trying to decide about wine on a budget.   My friend drinks red and I’m more into the whites.   The prices vary from $2.99 all the way to $49 and I’m sure you can buy it for more in a wine shop.   I go through a bottle in about two...

Retirement in Natchez, Mississippi

You will find retirement in Natchez, Mississippi at a slower pace and you won't be alone.  Home to about 16,000 people, 18% are over the age of 65, well above the national average.  Right on the Mississippi River, Natchez is on the border with Louisiana and is...

Retire in Vicksburg, Mississippi

If you haven't been to Vicksburg in awhile, it might be time to look again.   The whole downtown is undergoing a major transformation from boarded up buildings to a vibrant shopping and cultural center for this charming city on the big river.   There is music...

Retire in Baton Rouge, Louisiana!

While Oak Hills may be considered ‘high end’ for Louisiana, if you are moving here from most anyplace else, the property is quite reasonable. The average home price ranges in the $250,000 range and rentals run about $1,000 a month.

Retire in Shreveport – Bossier, Louisiana!

Those who retire in Shreveport - Bossier, Louisiana area will find the Red River running through town with a big bridge connecting the two towns.   Combining two great cultures; Cajun and Cowboy, the area is a fine example of laid back gentility, friendly people and...

Genealogy – A Fun Hobby for Retirement!

Genealogy is something fun for retirement.  It becomes addicting and having to leave it to go do anything else will just annoy you.  If you have any interest in finding your family's roots, stop right now and get on line with Ancestry.com.    Watch the TV show "Who Do...

Volunteer at Your Community Theatre

If you volunteer at your community theatre, you will find it provides a creative outlet as well as an instant circle of friends. Not the shy people in town, theatre folks welcome new talent, including set builders, painters, costumers, ticket takers and cookie...

Retire in Comfort, Texas

Now who wouldn't want to retire in Comfort, Texas?   About 50 miles northwest of San Antonio, Comfort sits nestled (comfortably!) in the hill country and is listed in the National Register of Historical Places.  Several pioneer buildings are still standing, including...

Retire in Midland, Texas

While this area isn't for everyone, if you decide to retire in Midland, Texas it certainly has a lot to offer.   Situated in high desert, its not far from SE New Mexico.   This is the oil country where Presidents George and George W. Bush made their home in the...

Retire in Wimberley Texas for $2,400 a Month!

"Lovely people, fun little shops, market days" is how those who retire in Wimberley Texas describe their town.   Located between Austin (45 miles to the NE) and San Antonio (60 miles to the SW), Wimberley is perfectly situated to be a small town just close enough to a...

Your Retirement Bucket List

How many times have you said “Someday I want to do that!” or “I want to go there someday!”?   Then time slips by, life changes, and your dream of adventure or doing something new slips away.   How do we make these dreams become “I am going to do that” and “I am going...

Retire in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Placitis, New Mexico! You won't believe what we found near Albuquerque!   Placitas is 24 miles north of the city with just 5,000 people.  The whole area is high desert foothills.  The mean age is 56 and more than 50% have a college degree or an advanced degree.  We...

Retire in Alamogordo, New Mexico

If you are retired military, you just might want to retire in Alamogordo, New Mexico.  Nicer rental apartments go for $500-600.   You can easily find homes in the $150,000 range.  Alamogordo is home to Holloman Air Force Base and New Mexico State University.   Of its...

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