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The 10 Most Tax-Friendly States for Middle-Class Families
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The 10 Most Tax-Friendly States for Middle-Class Families

If a move from one state to another is in your future, you could save big bucks by relocating to one of these states where the tax bite is light for m…
August 31, 2021
10 Big U.S. Cities With the Cheapest Apartment Rents
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10 Big U.S. Cities With the Cheapest Apartment Rents

Housing prices are on the rise nationwide, but these big U.S. cities remain affordable thanks to their dirt-cheap rents.
July 16, 2021
10 Things You Must Know About Retiring to Florida
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10 Things You Must Know About Retiring to Florida

Heading South has always been a key to your retirement plan. If Florida is part of the plan, we offer up a few tips to help you find your way.
June 29, 2021
7 of the Best Places to Retire
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7 of the Best Places to Retire

These small cities check all the boxes for an affordable, active retirement.
June 24, 2021
Dream of Working Abroad? Beware of Some Serious Financial Pitfalls
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Dream of Working Abroad? Beware of Some Serious Financial Pitfalls

You can work anywhere now, so why not go wild and try the expat life in some exotic locale you’ve always dreamed of? OK, but first you need to researc…
June 23, 2021

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A Retirement Home Is a Tiny House in the Kids’ Backyard
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A Retirement Home Is a Tiny House in the Kids’ Backyard

A tiny home in retirement could be a more-affordable way to downsize and still be close to family.
December 31, 2020
How to Negotiate a Break on Rent
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How to Negotiate a Break on Rent

The downward trend in rents has me thinking it's time to ask my apartment manager to reduce my rent.
October 19, 2020
9 Tips for Better Time Management in Retirement
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9 Tips for Better Time Management in Retirement

These important time management techniques will help destress your life as you get busier -- yes, busier -- in your golden years.
October 14, 2020
How Snowbirds Can Be Taxed as a Florida Resident
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How Snowbirds Can Be Taxed as a Florida Resident

If you live in a high-tax state during the summer but winter in Florida, you'll likely save big bucks if you can establish residency in Florida.
October 2, 2020
The 25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In
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The 25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In

Take a look at our list of American cities with the lowest costs of living. Is one of the cheapest cities in the U.S. right for you?
October 1, 2020
12 Cheapest Small Towns in America 2020
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12 Cheapest Small Towns in America 2020

Affordable small towns aren't necessarily the best places to live for everyone, but each cheap small town on our list has its charms.
August 6, 2020
Resources for alternative forms of transportation needed by many older adults
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Resources for alternative forms of transportation needed by many older adults

For many older adults, having an alternative mode of transportation may be the difference between independence and social isolation.
June 29, 2020
The 10 Most Tax-Friendly States in the U.S.
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The 10 Most Tax-Friendly States in the U.S.

Updated for 2019, here's our list of the 10 most tax-friendly states in the U.S. Most of the states on our list have no state income tax at all.
October 31, 2019
10 Great Places to Retire If You Hate the Cold
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10 Great Places to Retire If You Hate the Cold

Are you hoping to retire your snow gear when you exit the workforce?
October 1, 2019
12 Surprisingly Great Places to Retire in the Midwest
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12 Surprisingly Great Places to Retire in the Midwest

America's Heartland has not been getting a lot of love lately.
September 28, 2019
20 Great Places to Retire Near the Mountains
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20 Great Places to Retire Near the Mountains

Retirement may afford you the perfect time to gain some perspective in life—and what better place to do it than in the mountains?
September 26, 2019
50 Best Places to Retire in the U.S.
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50 Best Places to Retire in the U.S.

We picked 50 of the best places to retire -- one per state -- for 2019 based on factors important to retirees including living costs, lifestyle, heath…
September 26, 2019
6 Great Places to Retire in New England
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6 Great Places to Retire in New England

Turning leaves for fall.
September 24, 2019
30 Cheapest Places Where You'll Really Want to Retire
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30 Cheapest Places Where You'll Really Want to Retire

When you're trying to balance a fixed income with an enjoyable retirement, cost of living is a crucial factor to consider.
September 12, 2019
7 Great Places to Retire in Florida
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7 Great Places to Retire in Florida

Every day Florida's population swells by more than 1,000 people, many of them retirees relocating for the second halves of their lives.
August 22, 2019
25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In
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25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In

Take a look at our list of cities with the lowest cost of living. Is one of the cheapest cities in America right for you?
June 17, 2019
12 Cheapest Small Towns in America
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12 Cheapest Small Towns in America

Affordable small towns aren't necessarily the best places to live for everyone, but each cheap small town on our list has its charms.
June 17, 2019
20 Most Expensive U.S. Cities to Live In
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20 Most Expensive U.S. Cities to Live In

These cities have the highest cost of living in the U.S. Can you afford to live in one of the nation's most expensive cities?
April 26, 2019
10 Great Places to Retire for Your Health
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10 Great Places to Retire for Your Health

Retirees who want to move when they’re ready to quit their day jobs face a conundrum: They’d like to live in a slower-paced, budget-friendly small or …
July 17, 2018
Utah: #10 Best State to Retire in 2018
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Utah: #10 Best State to Retire in 2018

One of our top 10 states for retirement based on financial factors, Utah has the added appeal of national parks and open vistas.
June 5, 2018