January 23, 2013. Welcome    to this week's newsletter.
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Smart about so many things, baby boomers are proving to be woefully ignorant about Social Security, particularly on when to claim it. This essential article explores 7 myths that could end up costing you serious money.
Conway, SC
Murray State University - known as the "Kentucky's Public Ivy University", is one good reason to retire in Murray. Another is the enormous "Land Between the Lakes" recreation area nearby.
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Our editorial intern Shannon has written a nice piece for our sister site, BestPlacesinUSA.com, on how college grads should go about looking for a new city to live in. The parallels with baby boomers looking for a retirement spot are surprising. And if you have a child or grandchild just graduating from college - pass it along!
Lafayette, LA
Folks looking to retire in the midwest is a mid-sized city near the Ozarks should give Tulsa a look. It is the cultural capital of Oklahoma with lakes, parks, hills, and colleges. The median price of a home is well below the U.S. average at $138,900.
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