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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 Georgia at Twin Lakes is a new, gated 55+ community in the metro Atlanta, Georgia area. With a focus on fitness, relationships,...

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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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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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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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Embrey Mill® is an all-ages master-planned community located in Stafford, Virginia, just north of Fredericksburg, and offers a totally st...

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Sept. 22, 2022 — Thanks to the pandemic, the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and other factors, inflation is raging here in the U.S. and everywhere in the world. While early estimates are the 2023 Social Security COLA will be one of highest in history at 8.7%, that will not be enough for the millions of retirees who are living on a shoestring. To help with that, we have assembled a collection of tips our Members have provided in the past. We hope you will add more of your own in the Comments section below (and thanks to Grace for suggesting this topic!) Note that these are just a fraction of the fabulous ideas our Members have posted over the years. Check out the articles listed at bottom for hundreds more!

Sell stuff. Darla suggests: Downsizing by selling stuff didn’t appeal to me, but a friend has an Ebay store. He takes care of anything I ask him to sell, and I give him 30% (the stuff would have gone to the trash or thrift store anyway).

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What It Is Like to Retire in Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes, California makes an interesting retirement community for active adults who enjoy outdoor activities like skiing, hiking, and camping. The area is in extreme eastern California in the center (north/south) of the state. Its location in the Sierra Nevada guarantees amazing snowstorms and cooler summers than most of the state. Mammoth Lakes had just over 7,191 residents in the 2020 census. It is located in Mono County. Fresno is 81 miles away... more >>

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What It Is Like to Retire in Ave Maria

Ave Maria is a new planned community near Naples, Florida. Street networks, distinctive character, and environmental sustainability are central to its planning. It is a true community, a place where residents of all ages, backgrounds, ethnicities and religions live together. it has been designed from the ground up to be a compact, walkable, self-sustaining town that offers a full range of residential options and commercial services... more >>

State: Florida

 
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What It Is Like to Retire in Mount Joy

Mount Joy is a small town in eastern Pennysylvania, not too far from York and Lancaster. It is located in the Amish country and is pleased to have an Amtrak stop nearby.  picture of Wells Fargo Bank on Main Street courtesy of Wikipedia and smallbones; picture of Amish buggy courtesy of Wikipedia and it.utente:thecadexpert, both pictures Licensed under CC BY-SA 3... more >>

State: Pennsylvania

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What It Is Like to Retire in Lexington-Fayette

Lexington, officially Lexington-Fayette County, is the second largest city in Kentucky with a population of about 320,000, with a metropolitan area population approaching 450,000. It is home to the University of Kentucky and the "Big Blue Nation", making it a vibrant college town with attendant excitement and culture. Its nicknames are the Horse Capital of the World and Thoroughbred City, and many horse racing and related equestrian events are held here... more >>

State: Kentucky

 
 
 
 

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