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 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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Named "One of the Nation's Best Residential Communities" by the prestigious Urban Land Institute, as well as "The Best Neighborhood...

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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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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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A new home at any of the 6 Pot-Nets neighborhoods is affordable.  Choose from Bayside, Seaside, Dockside, Coveside, Creekide, or Lak...

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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 Toms River

Toms River is the county seat and largest town in Ocean County, New Jersey (also includes Dover, both are part of Toms River Township).  The 2010 population was about 90,000.  Residents of nearby towns like Brick, Manahawkin, and Lakewood tend to come here for shopping or doctor's appointments.  It has a busy downtown thanks to many government buildings, yet it also has a waterfront with easy access to boating and beaches... more >>

State: New Jersey


What it's Like to Retire in Signal Mountain

Signal Mountain is a suburb of Chattanooga with a mostly affluent population of 7,200.  As the name suggests, this promontory was used for signalling both by the native Americans and the armies during the Civil War.  Nearby outdoor attractions include the Cumberland Trail, Mabbitt Springs, Rainbow Lake, Edward's Point, and Signal Point  (a U.S. National Park). At one time there was a trolley connecting Signal Mountain and Chattanooga... more >>

State: Tennessee


What it's Like to Retire in Washington Court House

Washington Court Houseis a small town of 12,000 in south central Ohio,  located approximately halfway between Cincinnati and Columbus, and is the county seat of Fayette County. The population was 14,192 (2010 census).  Picture of the Fayette County Courthouse in Washington Court House courtesy of Wikipedia and Bwsmith84... more >>

State: Ohio


What it's Like to Retire in Sydney

Sydney is the largest and the most sophisticated city in Australia.  For those reasons a large number of the country’s retirees will choose to live in the Sydney area. This major world city has a stunning setting on Sydney Harbour alongside its iconic Opera House and the Sydney Harbor Bridge. This vibrant city is filled with great parks like the Royal Botanical Gardens and Hyde Park, along with dozens of museums, historic areas, and cultural resources... more >>



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