Affordability, not weather, makes for a successful retirement destination.
But why not have both? In a new report on how much it costs to live in the best suburbs for retirees, some of the least expensive places to retire were also in the country’s most desirable southern suburbs.
Redfin (NASDAQ:RDFN) reported second-quarter results on Aug. 9. The internet-based residential real estate brokerage saw an unexpected drop in demand in recent weeks, prompting management to rein in investors’ expectations for the months ahead.
Redfin results: The raw numbers
DATA SOURCE: REDFIN Q2 2018 EARNINGS RELEASE.
What happened with Redfin ...
Are you counting the days until you become eligible for Social Security benefits at age 62? If so, you're not alone. Sixty-two has long been one of the most common ages at which to claim Social Security benefits -- even as experts repeatedly advise waiting as long as possible.
Generating steady retirement income has never been harder. It’s more than hyperbole to say that. Just take a look at the graph below showing the yield on the 10 year Treasury bond dating all the way back to January 1, 1980 up through today. Recently, yields on these bonds hit all-time lows.
Today, the 10 Year ...
Retirees have special concerns when evaluating state tax policies. For instance, the mortgage might be paid off, but how bad are the property taxes – and how generous are the property tax breaks for seniors? Are Social Security benefits taxed? What about your other forms of retirement income, including IRAs and pensions? Does the state ...