January 2, 2013. Welcome    to this week's newsletter. As we reflect on the past year we realize how fortunate we are to have such a helpful and responsive group of members - thanks for all you have contributed to help make this a useful retirement site!
What was your favorite retirement related article of 2012? Some of ours included the "Worst States for Retirement", Betty Fitterman's "Retirement Reality Check", and "What You Think You Know About Social Security Could Hurt You". Read on to find out winners in the  "Most Read", "Most Commented", "Best Member Contributed", and "Best Series" categories.
Conway, SC
Durham is one of the key cities in the Research Triangle. Home to Duke University, this college town seems to always have something happening, from big-time sports to culture.
Lafayette, LA
This charming former mining town located in Utah's Wasatch Mountains has just about everything for an active retirement lifestyle. There are 3 major ski resorts in town, plus golf, hiking, and mountain biking  The world famous Sundance Film Festival is a big annual event.
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