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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Few towns in the Southeast offer more gracious charm than Aiken, South Carolina.  Take a relaxing stroll through Aiken's tree-lined ...

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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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Welcome to Cresswind Myrtle Beach, the only fully amenitized active adult community in sought-after Market Common.  Less than one mi...

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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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Traditions of America at Summer Seat, Ohio Township's newest 55+ community, provides homeowners the perfect combination of resort-st...

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Valencia Lakes in Tampa offers an incredible Florida resort lifestyle and great new home value. Valencia Lakes' waterfront recreatio...

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What it's Like to Retire in Livermore

Livermore is a wealthy small city of about 80,000 that is east of San Francisco and northeast of San Jose. It is considered the eastern-most city in the San Francisco Bay area. There are vineyards in the area - hi-tech businesses are also important to the economy. Springtown is a part of town that began as a retirement community in the early 1960s. It is now a thriving part of the city... more >>

State: California


What it's Like to Retire in Medford

Medford is a small community located below Mt. Holly. The population is about 23,000 (2010 census),  and the median household income just above $107,000.  Picture of Kirby's Mill a historic grist mill, courtesy of Wikipedia and Apc106... more >>

State: New Jersey


What it's Like to Retire in Heber City

Heber City is a small town of 11,000 near Park City and Salt Lake City.  It is both a rural town and also a resort town, with many people settling here or having a vacation home to be near the skiing and mountains.  The downtown has very wide streets and a good commericial sector. Outside of town are many affluent developments and horse farm in the red hills with sweeping views. The area is growing fast (+68% from 2000) and is affluent... more >>

State: Utah


What it's Like to Retire in Wickenburg

Wickenburg is a true western town located on the northern edge of the Sonoran desert in Arizona.  It has an interesting history and was named after a Henry Wickenburg, who was one of the first successful prospectors during the 1860's gold rush.  The Vulture Mine has produced $30 million in gold over the years. Today Wickenburg still looks like a western town as the community prides itself in preservering its ambience and tradition... more >>

State: Arizona


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