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A Stress-Free Decision for Better Living. Traditions of America at Silver Spring is located in the  #2 "least stressful place to liv...

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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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Cresswind Georgia at Twin Lakes is a new, gated 55+ community in the metro Atlanta, Georgia area. With a focus on fitness, nutrition, and re...

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Quaint Cottage Living, in your hometown. Slow down & relax by the pool or escape to the nearby trails. Get a little local shopping do...

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Life at Heritage Shores is full of amenities, activities and social opportunities. When you live here, each day can be as active or laid ...

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Traditions of America at West Brandywine, is a brand new active adult community in the most sought-after Philadelphia suburbs. Located in...

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July 4, 2020 — Our friend Robert Powell at TheStreet.com just wrote a very helpful article for people who worked for governments or non profits and did not pay into Social Security for much of their work lives. They are usually concerned that they won’t get Social Security retirement payments. In “Did You Work for a Government and Not Pay Social Security“, Powell writes to straighten out some misconceptions.

The Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) reduces your Eligibility Year (ELY) benefit amount before it is reduced or increased by early retirement, delayed retirement credits, cost of living adjustments (COLA), or other factors. If applied, your Social Security retirement payments will be lowered.

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What it's Like to Retire in Bend

Active adults looking for a place to retire where the outdoors is important should consider Bend, Oregon. Located on the Deschutes River on the eastern edge of the Cascades, the area offers great scenic beauty, skiing, mountains, golf, fishing, and more. Word about how nice this city is has gotten out: the population was just over 77,000 in 2010, an increase of over 48% from 2000. Bend makes just about every list of “best retirement communities”... more >>

State: Oregon

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What it's Like to Retire in Dover-NH

Dover, located in southeastern New Hampshire, is the county seat of Strafford County, and its fairly affluent population numbers a little over 30,000.  Settled in 1623, Dover is the oldest permanent settlement in New Hampshire.  It sits between the White Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, on the shores of the Cochecho River, and is part of the New Hampsire Seacoast region... more >>

State: New Hampshire

 
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What it's Like to Retire in Des Moines

Des Moines is the state capital of Iowa and its largest city with a population just over 200,000.  It is located in the center of the state.  Drake University is a prestigious college in town, giving Des Moines the oomph of the arts and a youthful feel.  The city is very important in the insurance industry... more >>

State: Iowa

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What it's Like to Retire in Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock is a very tiny but affluent town in northwest North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains. It got its name from some unusual rocks above the town that cause vertical wind currents.  After the Civil War summer residents began to come up from the nearby city of Lenoir to enjoy the cool fresh air and magnificent mountain views. The village eventually became a haven for well-to-do tourists... more >>

State: North Carolina

 
 
 
 

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