Worst States for Retirement.  No articles in our history generated as much controversy as our series on the Worst States for Retirement. Read our list - and how they were selected.

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Located near one of America's top college towns - Chapel Hill, NC - Fearrington Village is a planned community of nearly 2000 people, cra...

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Traditions of America at Summer Seat, Ohio Township's newest 55+ community, provides homeowners the perfect combination of resort-st...

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Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Tellico Village comprises over 5,000 acres along Tellico Lake. Established in 1986...

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Welcome to Cresswind Myrtle Beach, the only fully amenitized active adult community in sought-after Market Common.  Less than one mi...

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Everything you need to live life to its fullest is now in Peachtree City. With Kolter Homes’ award-winning active adult community, Cressw...

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Live your dream retirement in Hot Springs Village! Located in the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas, the Village offers a beautiful natural ...

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What it's Like to Retire in Beaufort NC

Just east of Morehead City, Beaufort,North Carolina is a charming and friendly small town of 4200 by the sea. Pronounced Bow-furt, it is not to be confused with the South Carolina city of the same name, pronounced B'yoo-furt (see the Retirement Guide to Beaufort, SC). The Hatteras barrier islands sweep away to the east; ferries will take you to beaches on nearby barrier islands.This old seaport has history and beautiful housing – many homes sport historic plaques... more >>

State: North Carolina


What it's Like to Retire in Galena

Galena, one of the most beautiful towns in Illinois, is a small community of 3,333 popular with retirees and vacationers. It is located in northwestern Illinois near the Mississippi River and the Wisconsin and Iowa borders. The town is named for galena, an ore of lead, lead sulfide. Galena is in Jo Daviess County. Many beautiful homes and buildings in the French Colonial and Victorian styles of architecture were created during its early economic prominence due to steamboats and lead mining... more >>

State: Illinois


What it's Like to Retire in Cupertino

Cupertino is a very affluent community located west of San Jose in the Silicon Valley. The average household income is well over $100,000. De Anza College is located in Cupertino, as is the headquarters of Apple Computer.  The city has bike lanes and a very expensive bicycle bridge. It also has ambitious plans to become a more pedestrian oriented city... more >>

State: California


What it's Like to Retire in Ponte Vedra

Ponte Vedra Beach is a very upscale community southeast of Jacksonville. It is known for its beautiful beaches and golf - home to the the PGA Tour, and The Players Championship, which is played at the TPC at Sawgrass. The area is loaded with wealthy celebrity athletes.  Photo of stream courtesy of Wikipedia and Appleinfl... more >>

State: Florida


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