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Cascades at Embrey Mill is a brand new and vibrant active adult neighborhood located within the master-planned community of Embrey Mill, ...

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Brookfield Residential at Two Rivers is a brand new community designed for those 55+, and offers an abundance of opportunities for a vibr...

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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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The Crest at Linton Hall is a brand new 55+ active adult community by Brookfield Residential, coming in the Summer of 2023! L...

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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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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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January 28, 2023– Myths, misunderstandings, and just plain faulty thinking occur in retirement, just like they do in every other phase of life. But unlike earlier stages in our careers, where there might be a second chance at recovery, a mistake in your retirement can be serious. That’s why it is key to avoid these common retirement myths and mistakes. Many, but not all of them have to do with money. We welcome other people’s insights on the best and worst decisions they made in retirement – please add them to the Comments section below.

Top 10 Retirement Myths and Mistakes

Assuming you will work ’til you drop. Asked when they think they will retire, most people say between 65 and 67 – and many much later, if ever. But in the actual world, a Gallup poll said the average retirement age is closer to 61. The reasons for this vary greatly, but common ones are being laid off unexpectedly, or getting injured or sick and unable to work. The ramifications of retiring earlier than expected are serious, because it usually means that expected retirement savings do not materialize.

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What It Is Like to Retire in Miami

Miami is the largest city in Florida, located in its southeast corner. It is both a popular destination for tourism and retirement,in addition to being a major international center of commerce.  Miami has beautiful beaches and bays, plus many interesting neighborhoods including the art-deco area of South Beach.  Miami has a very large Cuban-American contingent that gives  international spice to the mix. The overall population during the 2020 census was 442,241... more >>

State: Florida

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What It Is Like to Retire in Katy

Katy is an affluent suburb of Houston of about 15,000 people within the city itself, and there are many housing developments and corporate headquarters nearby.  The median household income is about $63,000. Katy is recognized as a high growth area with almost 270,000 people in the Katy area, and has won national accolades for growth and sustainability.  ... more >>

State: Texas

 
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What It Is Like to Retire in Nimes

Nimes is an ancient city in southern France near the Mediterranean.  It was conquered by the Romans and has many well-preserved buildings and ruins from the early AD years. Those include an Amphitheater, Maison Carre'e, and the Temple of Diane. Veterans of the Roman legions who had served Julius Caesar in his Nile campaigns, at the end of fifteen years of soldiering, were given plots of land to cultivate on the plain of Nîmes... more >>

State: FRANCE

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What It Is Like to Retire in Belleville

Belleville is a city in southern Illinois with a diverse population of about 41,000. It is the county seat of St. Clair County and the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Belleville. Scott Air Force Base is nearby and so the town is popular with federal civilian personal, contractors, and military retirees. Belleville is also home to Southwestern Illinois College... more >>

State: Illinois

 
 
 
 

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