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10 Signs You’ve Found a Great Place to Retire

47423443 - happy senior couple in the front yard of their house. When you no longer need to live near your job, a world of possibilities opens up. Relocating can sometimes save you money if you can find more affordable housing and lower your tax bill. Residing near friends and your children and grandchildren can ...

7 Ways Your Expenses Will Change in Retirement

Most retirees spend less than they did while working. A new Government Accountability Office analysis of 2013 Bureau of Labor Statistics data found that people in the pre-retirement phase of life between ages 50 and 64 spend an average of $54,400 per year, but annual expenditures drop by $12,500 among retirees ages 65 to 79 ...

Retirement Living: Renters are Outpacing Homeowners

Don't look now, but it's getting harder for older Americans to hold on to a key piece of the American dream. Homeownership patterns are shifting for Americans over age 55, even as the senior population grows. Particularly among those age 55 to 64, renting is becoming more common, and that trend is likely to continue, according ...