Image above shows Category 3 Hurricane Wilma striking Florida in 2005.
Happy New Year to all our members and subscribers! We hope this is a healthy and happy one for you. On a personal note, my wife's 9th murder mystery, "An Appetite for Murder", is released to bookstores this week. Her new "Food Critic" series is set in that great place to live and retire, Key West; here is where you can find out more, as well as a link to her fun Key West quiz!
Although most people check off a number of factors when considering the purchase of a home for their retirement, almost no one considers the cost of home insurance. That can be a very big mistake because in many prime retirement spots, home insurance can be one of the largest and most volatile expenses.
There are a lot of places in Georgia that most transplants from the Northeast would not feel comfortable living in. Valdosta, located near the Florida border, could be a pleasant exception. It has a beautiful downtown, an Air Force Base, and a university. It is also close to Thomasville, another popular retirement spot.
Click on a state to see reviews of 802 great retirement towns, plus a list of 1,597 active adult communities.
This week we have as our guest the expatriate retirement expert, Akaisha Kaderli, who writes on the pros, cons, and how-tos of going naked, or nearly so, when it comes to health insurance. It is particularly relevant to anyone considering the expatriate retirement lifestyle.Going Naked
Out in southwestern Colorado near the 4 corners lies the town of Durango. It is an extraordinary place for folks who love fishing, hiking, and skiing. It has a narrow gauge railroad, and a college too.
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