Latest Retirement News and Features – CNNs 25 Best Places to Retire and More

Category: General Retirement Issues

September 20, 2011 — This week there were some very good features about retirement. Here is our rundown, with links:
CNN’s 25 Best Places to Retire. You can always count on CNN/Money to come up with a good list. This year’s includes some good bargain towns, like Cape Coral, Florida and Boise, Idaho.

– New York Times: “The Company You Keep“. A very interesting article from the Times special Retirement Section on neighbors who decided to retire near one another. You might have to log in to see these NY Times articles.

– Also from the NY Times, “Two Step Plan That Strengthens Your Nest Egg“. Some good advice for a stronger retirement.

5 Checkpoints on Your Way to Retirement. Robert Powell of WSJ MarketWatch has produced yet another helpful article for retirees and those getting near that point. His 5 points have to do with common sense financial preparation.

Cheap National Parks Pass for Seniors. Planning on doing some traveling? Here’s how to get a lifetime pass for $20, including the processing fee (the normal fee is $80 for an annual pass.

Why Baby Boomers Can’t Retire. The Financial Security Project from Boston College explores some of the reasons why we baby boomers are so poorly prepared for retirement.

Posted by John Brady on September 20th, 2011


  1. :sad:Very disappointed in Fisher’s free guide on how to avoid running out of money during retirement. All old knowledge and mainly an advertisement for his services.

    by Judy — September 21, 2011

  2. Hi Judy, Sorry you were disappointed in the Fisher Guide. That was an ad running on our site; based on your comment we have subsequently blocked it from running here.

    by John Brady — September 22, 2011

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