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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Valencia Bonita by GL Homes introduces a new standard of 55 + living in Bonita Springs, on Florida's beautiful Gulf Coast. Homeowners can...

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Valencia Cay at Riverland brings the best of GL Homes’ famous Valencia 55+ lifestyle to Port St. Lucie on Florida’s East Coast. Homeowner...

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The Name CantaMia means "my song", and at this exceptional 55+ community in Goodyear, Arizona, we are playing your song.  Nestled in...

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Cresswind Charleston is Charleston-area's BEST active adult lifestyle community. Cresswind inspires active adults to live life to the ful...

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Just four miles from Bethany Beach, Millville by the Sea strikes the kind of balance you might spend your whole life looking for, a new-h...

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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 Boston

Baby boomers looking for a retirement community in an urban environment should put Boston at the top of their short lists. Considered by many to be the historic capital of the U.S., Boston has just about anything that anyone could want. Its downtown is walkable, safe, and interesting. There are many parks and every kind of urban amenity - museums, shopping, restaurants, mass transit, and theatre. Friends and grandchildren will beat a path to your door... more >>

State: Massachusetts


What it's Like to Retire in Bozeman

Bozeman is a thriving town in west central Montana, home to Montana State University - Bozeman and its 10,000 students. Bozeman is located in the Gallatin Valley and surrounded by mountains on all sides. There is a vibrant downtown with a busy new library and great outdoor stores. Restaurants are full and people are on the street at 9PM. People move here for the access to the astonishing wilderness nearby... more >>

State: Montana


What it's Like to Retire in Branson

Branson is a town in central Missouri with a population of just under 7000.  Branson is a major tourist center  and is sometimes called the "Family Friendly" Las Vegas because of the many attractions and bright lights in town. There are more than 100 live shows in over 50 theatres, plus museums and amusement parks. An astonishing number of top entertainers have established theatres in Branson. One of the pluses for retirees is the potential for part-time work in the tourist industry... more >>

State: Missouri


What it's Like to Retire in Newport News

Newport News is a busy port, shipbuilding center, and military center in Virginia's Hampton Roads. The population is about 180,000.  Photo of Oyster Point City Center, a redevelopment project, courtesy of Wikipedia and Durrock. The North End is an historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The city has its rough edges as well as its charms. The Victory Arch is a local landmark... more >>

State: Virginia


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