Reply
Highlighted
Contributor
3
Kudos
21914
Views

Re: Where do you want to live when you retire?

21,914 Views
Message 361 of 371

My husband recently retired, we moved back to Maine to be close to our children, things are not going as planned and as crazy as it sounds we now wish we had stayed in Indiana.  Love being near the kids and grand kids but Maine is a very expensive state to live in.  Have considered Myrtle Beach but can't make up our minds.  

Report Inappropriate Content
3
Kudos
21914
Views
Highlighted
Periodic Contributor
9
Kudos
24905
Views

Re: Where do you want to live when you retire?

24,905 Views
Message 362 of 371
Been retired 5 years
Still live in same home
Live where u r happy
If you have to take a mortgage to move someplace else is not worth it
Report Inappropriate Content
9
Kudos
24905
Views
Highlighted
Periodic Contributor
6
Kudos
28959
Views

Re: Where do you want to live when you retire?

28,959 Views
Message 363 of 371
I finally have my home the way I want it so I plan to stay here in east central Illinois for awhile. I do however plan to travel on peace and justice trips as long as I am able. I've been to Nicaragua twice and the second time brought 139 new Spanish language books to a small village in the mountains. Education is the beginning of freedom for these friends!
Report Inappropriate Content
Tags (3)
6
Kudos
28959
Views
Highlighted
Contributor
5
Kudos
31344
Views

Re: Where do you want to live when you retire?

31,344 Views
Message 364 of 371

I'm so happy I caught this discussion! I am planning to move off Long Island next June and actively investigating where to live as I would like to stay near water but not in such an expensive location. As I work remote I have great flexibility. I know what I don't want -- any heavy rain area or cold lol. So any insight, suggestions, resources you can share I'd greatly appreciate.

Report Inappropriate Content
5
Kudos
31344
Views
Highlighted
Newbie
3
Kudos
34070
Views

Re: Where do you want to live when you retire?

34,070 Views
Message 365 of 371
I am now living in Port Charlotte,Florida and loving it
Report Inappropriate Content
3
Kudos
34070
Views
Highlighted
Contributor
2
Kudos
35833
Views

Re: Where do you want to live when you retire?

35,833 Views
Message 366 of 371

I would prefer to live in the Pacific Northwest but I don't think I can afford it.

Second choice:  Pennsylvania

Third:  Panama

Report Inappropriate Content
2
Kudos
35833
Views
Highlighted
Gold Conversationalist
1
Kudos
38588
Views

Where do you want to live when you retire?

38,588 Views
Message 367 of 371

SK1008,

Where do you live in Florida?

You are setting a good example for giving back.

 

Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
38588
Views
Periodic Contributor
0
Kudos
39519
Views

Re: Where do you want to live when you retire?

39,519 Views
Message 368 of 371

Yes, it is pretty scenery. One of my friends took it in Atlanta, GA.

Carin
Report Inappropriate Content
0
Kudos
39519
Views
Highlighted
Newbie
13
Kudos
36728
Views

Re: Where do you want to live when you retire?

36,728 Views
Message 369 of 371
I retired several years ago, but. could not volunteer anywhere because I was the only caretaker for my parents. I've since moved to Fl. , my dream come true, and love it here. I have started to volunteer at my church and signed up as a disaster mental health worker. I hope to give back to my community.
Report Inappropriate Content
13
Kudos
36728
Views
Highlighted
Honored Social Butterfly
1
Kudos
33322
Views

Re: Where do you want to live when you retire?

33,322 Views
Message 370 of 371

Pretty scenery .. what state is that? Is that a nature preserve?


Registered on Online Community since 2007!
Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
33322
Views
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Users
Announcements

Ask the Expert: What advice do you need to better manage your stress and anxiety?

Clinical Psychologists Barry Jacobs and Julie Mayer will answer your questions on how to cope with the major life change, anxiety, and sadness we are all facing these days. Ask a question now and tune in live on May 27, 3-5 p.m. ET.