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If there was ever a dream place to retire it would probably be Hawaii.  It has a perfect climate and beautiful scenery, plus a relaxed lifestyle.  Expensive and far away yes, but for those who can swing it....
We asked some owners and managers of 55+ communities for their advice on the best way to visit one of their properties. They also had pointers on amenities, features, and the future of active adult communities. We think you will find it useful.
It's a little hard to believe that after adding reviews of great Florida retirement towns there were any left to add. But new to our list is beautiful Destin, the "World's Luckiest Fishing Village" in the Florida Panhandle. Read all about it.
You can thank MaryNB for this one - she started a thread on budget saving ideas for retirement. So many other Members piled on with ideas (more than 40) that we had to move everything to a new post just on that. What tips do you have to rescue a tight retirement budget?
There is always a fascinating array of different Comments to our various Blog articles. Recently there has been a lot of activity on "10 Years Later: What We've Learned About Retirement", among others.  But the problem is that unless you subscribe to our Daily Digest they are hard to see - sometimes the conversations continue for years.  Check out the Blog and scroll through the comments after every article.
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Forward this to a friend.   If you have friendsthinking about retirement, please forward them this newsletter. They can get their own subscription to this free weekly "Best Places" newsletter, the Daily Digest, and the East and West New Community newsletters by going to our Newsletter sign uppage.

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