June 24.  Welcome, to this week's newsletter. This issue continues our popular "Dueling Retirement" series, where we compare states within different regions for retirement. The feature article has links to all the comparisons in the series.

Tucked up in the mountainous northwest corner of North Carolina you will find this pretty old resort town. It is actually on the Blue Ridge. Though small it attracts affluent retirees and seasonal residents for its beauty and cool summers. 

In this our latest regional comparison we compare retirements in 6 mountain states: CO, ID, MT, NV, UT, and WY. Find out which ones are the most tax friendly, and a lot more too.
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This former gold mining town is the capital of Montana and is located in the west central part of the state. Several small colleges are located here, including Carroll College. The area offers excellent recreational opportunities. 
Many of our Members and visitors have very specific wants when it comes to finding your best place to retire.  Using our Advanced Search feature you can find places in each state that offer specific amenities,types of housing, community size, winter/summer temps, etc. Try it, you might be pleasantly surprised.
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