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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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Welcome to Cresswind Charlotte!  This nature-rich refuge of inviting streetscapes, manicured landscaping and miles of walking trails...

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Cresswind Wesley Chapel is a vibrant, brand new 55+ active adult community Located just 40 minutes from Charlotte City Center.  Wesl...

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Reflections on Silver Lake is a popular 55+ Manufactured Home and RV Community in Highlands County, Florida, offering a choice of lifesty...

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Birchwood at Brambleton is an exciting new community for active adults 55+ located in the heart of Loudoun County, and is intentionally d...

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August 17, 2022 – After reaching record highs, the stock market is down almost 12% this year. Perhaps just as bad, inflation is raging at over 8%. Both of these developments make for a terrible situation for retirees, especially for those just beginning their retirement and worried about outliving their money.

It is far easier to predict how long your savings will last in a stable environment with low inflation and friendly stock and bond markets. Unfortunately, that is definitely not the case now. Our hope is that the tips and suggestions in this article might help people better negotiate these tricky times.

Tried and true – the 4% rule

Although there are many theories on how to take distributions from your retirement portfolio, the most enduring is the 4% rule. Most experts agree you probably won’t outlive those savings if you take that much out each year (and some say 5% is also a safe number). But these are only general rules, and unusual circumstances like we are having now can upend them.

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What It Is Like to Retire in Seward

Seward is one of the most interesting and beautiful small towns in the 49th state, Alaska. It is a relatively recent community, founded in 1912 when Alaska experienced the need for a ice-free port. It is a popular cruise ship destination on the Inland Passage. The picturesque setting is hard to beat – a narrow bay ringed on 3 sides by towering, mountains that are snow-capped all year long... more >>

State: Alaska

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What It Is Like to Retire in Notre Dame

Notre Dame, Indiana, is a small, unincorporated community in St. Joseph County, and is solely a college town.  As unincorporated communities do not have municipal governments, Notre Dame's government entities only include the United States Post Office, located on a college campus, and the colleges' separate police forces... more >>

State: Indiana

 
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What It Is Like to Retire in Winder

Winder, Georgia, is a small town and the county seat of Barrow County. The town has a population of approximately 14,000 and is home to Fort Yargo State Park, historic sites, parks and a golf course. Photo of Barrow County Courthouse courtesy of Wikipedia and Ashley.farrow, Licensed under CC BY-SA 3... more >>

State: Georgia

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What It Is Like to Retire in Winder

Winder, Georgia, is a small town and the county seat of Barrow County. The town has a population of approximately 14,000 and is home to Fort Yargo State Park, historic sites, parks and a golf course. Picture of Barrow County Courthouse courtesy of Wikipedia and Ashley.Farrows... more >>

State: Georgia

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What It Is Like to Retire in Cashiers

Cashiers (pronounced CASH-urs or Cash-EERS) is a very small town located high on a plateau in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. The scenic town boasts hundreds of waterfalls, lakes, and forests, and sits at an elevation of 3,484 feet. The population of about 1,500 full-time residents swells during the summer months with the return of snowbirds, vacationers, and those that own a second home here... more >>

State: North Carolina

 
 
 
 

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