Pictured above: Tropical bungalow near the harbor in tiny Gulfport, FL
The U.S. real estate seems to have nothing but bad news. Some 40% of renters so they never intend to buy. So as you approach retirement, which is the better option: renting or buying? Let us know in the Comments section of this article.
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One of the cool things about the St. Petersburg area is that it's on an island in Tampa Bay, surrounded by interesting towns and neighborhoods. Gulfport, one of those, is funky, arty, and right on the bay. Its "Casino" is one of the country's leading ballroom dancing destinations.
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We were mesmerized this week while watching old episodes of that 1957 TV show, "Have Gun Will Travel". In this article we review the show, 50+ years later. And here's a question for you - if you were in charge of the universe, what boomer-era TV show would you bring back? One lucky commenter will get a free copy of our "100 Best Retirement Towns".
Ski Town USA, as it likes to call itself, has been transformed into a 4 season resort popular with many baby boomers. In winter there is skiing, of course, while mountain biking, golf, and activities on the Yampa River are big in summer. Plus it is just plain beautiful.
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