Retirees may have different tastes in culture and recreation, but there are some basic aspects of a retirement living environment that have fairly universal appeal. Getrichslowly.org ranked the 20 best cities for retirement to help you decide where to spend your golden years, coming up with a diverse list, with choices that span across the country. There are some names on the list you might expect, and some that will probably come as a big surprise.
Getrichslowly.org took into account the following criteria when deciding where retirees may want to put down roots:
• Personal safety • Low property taxes • An affordable cost of living • A moderate climate
The study looked at where 113 major U.S. cities ranked on each of those criteria, and then averaged those rankings to come up with a list of the 20 best cities for retirement.
Saving, that’s one thing most of us try to do but can’t seem to get a grip at it. That said its better late than never, so take that first step.
I wish I had started putting away earlier but has no guidance and no idea as to how to go about doing it correctly. Luckily I found guidance from close friends and family over the last few years.
That said, here’s a great article I found recently that will put things into perspective. Take some time to better understand.
Saving for college is daunting enough, but as any parent of college-age kids can tell you, you also need to learn a whole new vocabulary — FAFSA, 529 plans, Coverdell accounts.
It can be a lot to process. One common question is the difference between a 529 plan and a 529 “prepaid” plan. While pre-paid plans aren’t nearly as common as they used to be, it’s important to know the difference. Here’s all that you need to know: