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Where to Retire

5 Things Goal-Oriented People Want To Accomplish In Retirement

Moira McGarvey | Posted 12.03.2014 | Fifty
Moira McGarvey

Unlike several generations before, those headed into the retirement years today are taking very different paths. Where people who retired at the end of the last century might have been content to play golf or cards and take the occasional trip, today's active baby boomers have big and diverse plans. And what's most interesting is that they are not passive plans.

10 Best Places To Retire In America In 2013

Posted 10.29.2013 | Fifty

When deciding where to spend your golden years, there are many factors to consider, from cost of living and employment opportunities to crime rate and...

8 Reasons Why Florida Is Still The Perfect Retirement Spot

Moira McGarvey | Posted 12.04.2013 | Fifty
Moira McGarvey

As Baby Boomers begin to turn the corner on one career and move into the next phase of life, research and planning in advance are essential. Many Boomers will start a business, go back to school and volunteer or a combination of all those things. As many as 40 percent of us will move, some to a smaller home in the same area and some to far flung places. Scouting out new locations by going on what I call a Discovery Trip is a great way to learn about the possibilities.

10 Best Big Cities To Retire Happily In

Market Watch | Posted 09.23.2013 | Fifty

The best places to spend retirement in are safe and affordable, where people are healthy and generally happy. They’re places with economies that off...

Top Metro Areas For Retirees

USA Today | Rodney Brooks | Posted 09.10.2013 | Fifty

Baby Boomers are rediscovering the city as they prepare to retire. They are shedding the big homes and even the cars in search of communities where...

Live and Invest Overseas Names the World's Top 21 Retirement Havens

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 08.19.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

The world's best place to retire? There's no way to answer that question, so we don't try. Instead, in this new survey, we grade each of what we have identified as the world's 21 best places to think about enjoying this phase of life in each of 12 categories.

Virginia: Not Just For Lovers

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Carol Hazard | Posted 07.07.2013 | DC

Florida and Arizona aren't the only states for retirees. Virginia was ranked No. 6 by, an online aggregator of financial information. "...

The 10 Worst Places To Retire

U.S. News And World Report | EMILY BRANDON | Posted 03.15.2013 | Fifty

Put your dreams of moving to Hawaii on hold.

8 Factors To Consider Before Relocating In Retirement

U.S. News And World Report | Dave Bernard | Posted 02.23.2013 | Fifty

Retirement can be a time to sit back and settle into a place you already know well. With your newfound free time you can better enjoy the already fami...

Is Weather A Factor in Your Retirement Plans?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.05.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

How much of a factor is weather in deciding where to retire? Retiring snowbirds from the Northeast and Midwest have long headed to Florida and Arizona for weather reasons and I wondered if my friend was planning on leaving New Jersey's dreariness.

Move Over Florida: Retirees Are Choosing New Places To Settle In

AP | CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 09.18.2012 | Fifty

CAMDEN, Maine -- When Peg Davis was ready to find a retirement community to move to, she looked north – not south – for a place to spend h...

What's Your Retirement Fantasy?

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.01.2012 | Fifty

For some of us, retirement has turned into re-hirement, and the idea of actually riding off into the sunset has gone the way of the Marlboro Man. But ...

The 10 Things Post 50s Want Most In Retirement: Study

Posted 02.21.2012 | Fifty

Post 50s planning for retirement are seeking a haven that offers everything from quality health care to affordable housing, low taxes to recreational ...