The Benefits of Staying Put in Retirement

Pulling up a lifetime of stakes and retiring where it's warm and sunny may be a tempting prospect. But think again.

I like reading stories on the "best cities" in America to retire in. I always learn something new about different cities as I peruse the lists, such as Kiplinger's 10 Great Retirement Cities in the U.S. But I'm usually seeking ideas for places to visit sometime -- not necessarily places to live.

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Chris Farrell
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