The Safest Towns to Live in Florida 5   Recently updated !

Florida’s High Crime Rate Ranking all states by crime rate, with #1 having the best crime rate and #50 having the worst, Florida is ranked #45, according to USA.com. So if you’re moving from any of the 44 states with less crime, you’re moving to a state with a higher crime rate. Why is this important? Because I’ve talked […]

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Best Places to Retire Florida 2014 9   Recently updated !

We are at just the beginning of the huge wave of baby boomers that will be retiring and it’s estimated that 10,000 people a day are now retiring every day in the U.S. It wasn’t that long ago that Florida was the default state for retirees that were relocating to enjoy their “golden years” elsewhere. That has changed drastically. […]


Florida Pros and Cons 185   Recently updated !

Does living in Florida even have any negatives? Ask anyone thinking of moving to Florida about the pros and cons of living in the sunshine state, and they will probably be able to give you a long list of imagined positives but may not be able to mention even one negative. Ask that same person five years after they […]

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The Best Cities to Live in Florida 2015

Some people moving to Florida won’t consider any place other than a large city. The following list’s are for you. The only cities eligible for consideration for the following lists are places with a population of at least 200,000. I’ve made a few lists based upon different criteria. For instance, you may be single, childless and your main priority […]


Best Places to Retire in 2015 in the US 5

This post is different than what I normally write for this blog because it’s not totally focused on Florida. In this post I’ll be taking a look at three recent “best places to retire” lists that use very good criteria to base their choices on. Too many retirement lists use flawed criteria or perpetuate old tired myths. One recent […]

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Best Places to Retire in Florida 2015 5

These are the best places to retire to in Florida if you’re planning to move here in 2015. We believe we’ve used the same priorities that most retirees would in choosing a place to move to for retirement. This year we’ve given a high priority to access to amenities such as shopping, restaurants, pubs, entertainment, and recreation. A very […]