January 20.  Welcome, to this week's issue. Should  you ever want to unsubscribe to this newsletter you can use this link to manage your subscription(s) . 

This week's feature article about expanding your mind is a followup to the 4th point inlast week's "3 X 5 Card Retirement Plan" - How Will You Stay Busy.  We think you will be intrigued by the possibilities.  Meanwhile, "Gray Divorce: At a Big Financial Cost" has generated 20 interesting Comments - so far!

This former cowboy town in Arizona's central mountains is a hot spot for retirement - we list almost 20 active adult or 55+ communities here. Whiskey Row is one of the local attractions, along with a lot more.
We get a fair number of questions that go like this: "How do i find the best places to retire on your site?" This short video tour shows you 4 easy ways to find the place of your dreams. 

Located on Florida's East Coast, Merritt Island is more low key and nature oriented than the crowded towns to its south.  They call the area the Space Coast, and the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge is a huge attraction.

The 4th point of last week's 3 x 5 index card retirement plan is to plan for how you will stay busy. For many folks there is no better way than the amazing array of classes and programs that are available to retirees. In this article we review 4 great channels you can take advantage of to expand your mind - and have fun and meet people too. You have to see the list ofclasses to believe the variety - everything from "Why We Get Sick" to "The History of Southern Barbecue".
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