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Is Retiring in Arizona the Right Choice for You?

Arizona Retirement

by Matt Lyons Posted on November 30, 2023

If you would prefer your golden years to have a warm, Southwestern persuasion, then Arizona should be at the top of your list. When you make the choice to retire in Arizona, you’ll be in good company, as those aged 65+ account for 17.1 percent of the population, and Arizona ranks 12th when it comes to having the most retired folks in the U.S. So is retiring in Arizona for you? Let’s find out!

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Here’s a Glimpse Into the Best Places To Retire in Georgia

Georgia Retirement

by Matt Lyons Posted on November 30, 2023

It’s easy to see why Georgia is one of the best states in the South to begin your retirement. There’s the friendly, laid-back culture, the numerous outdoor recreational activities available, and, of course, the beautiful weather — just to name a few benefits. But which places stand out, when it comes to spending your golden years in The Peach State? Here are 11 of our favorites.

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Moving to Tampa: Guide to the Best Tampa Neighborhoods

Florida Tampa Bay

by Shannon Jacobs Posted on November 30, 2023

Moving to Tampa? There’s something for everyone living in Tampa, especially if you like the heat. Read our guide to the best Tampa neighborhoods.

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Moving to California? 14 Things to Know Before You Arrive in the Golden State

California

by Easton Smith Posted on November 30, 2023

California is well known as the land of sunshine, surfing, and movie stars. But that’s just skimming the surface of this huge and wondrous land. If you’re thinking of moving to California, you’ll want to dig a bit deeper. Read on, future Californians, for 14 truly important things you should know about the land, food, and people of the Golden State. At the end, we’ve even thrown in a few tips for making your move to California as smooth as possible.

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Thinking of Living in Austin, Texas? Here Are 9 Things to Know Before You Pack Up and Go

Austin Texas

by Alex Keight Posted on November 30, 2023

They say everything is bigger in Texas, and Austin is no exception. From the food to the fun, there’s never a dull moment in this central Texas hot spot. But is Austin the perfect fit for you? If you’re thinking about living in Austin, Texas, here are nine things you need to consider first.

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Your 2024 Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

Home Organization Tips

by Leslie Baker Posted on November 30, 2023

With freezing temperatures and snowstorms already hitting parts of the country, there’s no time to waste for taking steps to prevent potential damage and save energy. Before you hunker down for the months ahead, make sure you’ve done what you can with our winter home maintenance checklist.

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Is Retiring in Arizona the Right Choice for You?

Arizona Retirement

by Matt Lyons Posted on November 30, 2023

If you would prefer your golden years to have a warm, Southwestern persuasion, then Arizona should be at the top of your list. When you make the choice to retire in Arizona, you’ll be in good company, as those aged 65+ account for 17.1 percent of the population, and Arizona ranks 12th when it comes to having the most retired folks in the U.S. So is retiring in Arizona for you? Let’s find out!

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In a Relationship? These Are the Questions To Ask Before Moving In Together

Moving Tips and Hacks

by Ivonne Spinoza Posted on November 30, 2023

Ready to take the next step with your significant other? Ok, maybe you’re not ready to walk down the aisle, but you may be ready to walk into a new apartment building and pick out a place together. Yes, it will be a new — albeit challenging — experience, but there’s no need to fret. By implementing these tried-and-true suggestions, the excitement you’re feeling now can stay front and center and outshine any small frustrations or bouts of impatience along the way.

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Here’s a Glimpse Into the Best Places To Retire in Georgia

Georgia Retirement

by Matt Lyons Posted on November 30, 2023

It’s easy to see why Georgia is one of the best states in the South to begin your retirement. There’s the friendly, laid-back culture, the numerous outdoor recreational activities available, and, of course, the beautiful weather — just to name a few benefits. But which places stand out, when it comes to spending your golden years in The Peach State? Here are 11 of our favorites.

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Thinking of Retiring in Maine? Here’s the “Maine” Info You Need To Know

Retirement Maine

by Matt Lyons Posted on November 30, 2023

Want to retire on the East Coast in one of the most affordable states in the region? Then you may want to seriously consider Maine. From benefits to budgeting, pros and even cons, here’s the info you need to know before you go.

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