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Would it be Better to Retire/Live in Florida or South Dakota? I know, you think that’s a stupid question because the “obvious” answer is that Florida is a much better place to live or retire than South Dakota. Some of you are probably asking, “Where is South Dakota, is that near the Ukraine? For those of you who have […]

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The Best Smaller Metro Area in Florida for Successful Aging is Gainesville, FL Gainesville Florida has been one of our favorite places to live or retire for years. Usually not even considered by most retirees when deciding where to relocate to in Florida to enjoy their retirement years, yet the great little city continues to show up on various […]

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Don’t Buy a House in Florida Now I can remember selling plenty of homes in 2005-2007 to people who weren’t ready to retire yet but thought if they didn’t buy now, they may not be able to afford the prices in the future. What a huge financial mistake they made. Not only did the prices stop going up, they […]

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What is “The Villages” near Ocala Florida The Villages is one of the largest 55 and over retirement communities in the world. It’s located in central Florida about 30 miles south of Ocala and about an hour northwest of Orlando. There are over 100,000 residents that live in the self contained private community filled with golf courses and other […]

The Villages Florida


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If you’re moving to Florida and like the the energy that larger cities provide, then you probably have been searching the web for the best cities to live in Florida. If so, you probably have been disappointed because Florida cities have not appeared anywhere other than the bottom of the best places to live lists for years. Forget Looking […]

The Best Cities to Live in Florida


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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. […]

Best Places to Retire Florida 2014



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Criteria Used to Choose the Best Small Towns to Live in Florida 2014 for Jobs When I was young I asked some of the wisest people I knew where the best place to live was. The answer most often given was “the place you can earn a living”. Having lived in a few different states in the US and […]

Best Small Towns to Live in Florida 2014 for Jobs


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No, Florida is not the Best State to Live in, or Even One of the Best That’s according to a new poll done by Gallop. They asked residents from all fifty states if they thought the state they lived in was the best, or one of the best states in the US to live. Most Florida residents that were […]

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