January 16, 2013. Welcome    to this week's newsletter.
--Today's Newsletter sponsored by Heritage Strasburg---
Heritage Strasburg
Grand Opening this Saturday & Sunday. Come see new home designs, phase 2 homesites and our newest model home! Brand new floorplans featuring spacious garages, optional second floors, and basements!  Call 800 325-3030 for details.
We had a terrific member suggestion this week: why not put all of the links and references in one place for researching what it is like to retire in any given town. In response we've assembled links for categories like housing prices, taxes, weather, crime, walkability, etc. in this handy article. We are hoping you will make this list even better by adding your best retirement sources in the Comments section.
Conway, SC
Oxford is one of the many great college towns in the state of Ohio. Miami University makes this one a fun and exciting place to live. Its historic Mile Square is the pre-World War II residential area.
As a follow up to last week's article about finding a great retirement job, don't miss the great suggestions made by our members in the Comments section.  We've also added the Wall St. Journal's tips for baby boomers trying to be entrepreneurs, a NY Times profile on 4 boomers who reinvented themselves in retirement, and another study which suggests retirees who have a purpose preserve their cognitive abilities better.
Lafayette, LA
San Antonio is famous for it Paseo del Rio (River Walk) as well as The Alamo shrine and museum in the heart of the downtown. Besides being a big tourist town it is also home to many active adult communities.
If you like this newsletter please forward it to a friend.  We also offer a Daily Digest (it provides a link to everything new on the site from the day before), plus New Active Adult Communities (2 versions of recently added 55+ communities: East & West).
Looking for help narrowing down where you should consider retiring? Our Retirement Ranger quiz asks you 9 quick questions like cost, location, climate, etc.  You'll then get an instant customized report that matches your preferences. Take it as many times as you like with different choices, it's free!