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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Traditions of America at Lititz is an award-winning 55 and older community located in the rolling hills of Lancaster County.  The co...

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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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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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Fairfield Glade, a stunning master-planned community, is perched high atop the Cumberland Plateau, and offers serene mountain beauty as i...

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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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What it's Like to Retire in Tallahassee

The City of Tallahassee is located in the Big Bend area of northern Florida and a popular retirement community for many who want to live in a diverse city. Tallahassee is the state capital and a fast growing city (population 171,000) with several charming neighborhoods. Unlike almost anywhere else in Florida, there are gently rolling hills... more >>

State: Florida


What it's Like to Retire in Vicksburg

Vicksburg, Mississippi could very well become one of the "hot" retirement communities in the years to come. This small town of just over 25,000 is located on bluffs overlooking the Yazoo and Mississippi Rivers. It has old southern charm with squares, tree-lined streets, riverfront casinos, and the Vicksburg National Military Park. The park commemorates General U.S. Grant's successful siege of Vicksburg in 1863, one of the Civil War's most decisive battles... more >>

State: Mississippi


What it's Like to Retire in Plymouth

Plymouth Massachusetts is one of the most famous towns in America; it is here that the Pilgrims landed and successful European-American settlement began in 1620.  The town is about 40 miles south of Boston and just above the beginning of Cape Cod on the Atlantic Ocean. Plymouth has over 50,000 residents. The area has experienced rapid population growth and is a major tourist destination. It is also a great place to live with many very large ponds, including Long Pond... more >>

State: Massachusetts


What it's Like to Retire in Surprise

Surprise is a relatively new town northwest of Phoenix, Glendale, and even Sun City. Previous to 1938 the area was nothing here but desert or ranches, but now it is filled with active adult developments (principally Sun City Grand, the newest of the Sun City developments in the Phoenix area). The population grew 280% from 2000 to 2011 - to almost 118,000. The 2007-2008 real estate crunch took a big toll here and in Phoenix, although further out areas like this were hardest hit... more >>

State: Arizona


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