September 11. Welcome , to our weekly newsletter and our Feature Article on What Baby Boomers Do in Retirement. We hope you are as excited about our new survey on "Retirement Compatibility" as we are.  Please take a minute to answer this anonymous survey  (see below) - your input will be the basis of next week's Feature Article.

Also, we were very pleased to be quoted in yesterday's USA Today, "Top US Metros for Retirementt".
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One of our faithful members provided this  great suggestion:  How do different couples work through the tough, but fun, issues of retirement planning for 2 people? How often do you discuss things with your mate (or friend or family if you intend to retire near someone)? How would you rate your mutual compatibility and flexibility?  Next week we will turn your (anonymous) insights into a Feature Article that we think will be very interesting.
Bentonville, AR
The architect Robert Venturi said  of Middlebury: "... looks like what everyone thinks an American campus should be but seldom is."  The town is tops for culture with its famous writers' conferences and seminars.  Plus those who love the outdoors will enjoy the nearby mountains.
Bentonville, AR
We're willing to bet the first question you get asked when you retire will be: "What will you do all day"?  The American Time Use Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics has some very interesting details about how people over 65 spend their time, and how that compares to younger folks. We retirees do a lot more of what we like to do, and less of what is harder.  How do you compare?

Aberdeen, SD
Once a  small fishing and agricultural town, this town on Mexico's Pacific coast became a popular tourist destination in the 20th century.  Many retirees from the states and around the world come here for the beaches and beautiful setting. Although it has seen a lot expatriate development, it is much more inviting than Acapulco.
Aberdeen, SD
Our popular Retirement Ranger quiz is back in action. Take this quick 10 question quiz - you'll immediately get a customized report with suggestions for towns and communities that match your geographic, climate, cost, and cultural preferences.  Take it as many times as you like - it's free!

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