The 5 Most Affordable Places to Live in Florida 2015 47 comments

We Chose the Most Affordable Places Like You Would There are more “best places” lists than ever because they draw page views, that in turn sells advertising, which is the real purpose of most websites and blogs that put out the lists. Many of these lists are worthless but unfortunately some people will end up making important life altering […]

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Best Places to Retire in 2015 in the US 6 comments

Florida Absent from Money Magazine Best Places to Retire List Many best places to retire lists give too much weight to hot weather. One list cited “the hotter the better” as a criteria. Using that logic, a desert that regularly reaches 120 degrees would be the ideal place to retire. Start building those retirement condos in the hottest African […]


Best Places to Live in Florida 2015 Small Towns 4 comments

Despite what most people believe about Florida being the best place to live, Florida is only the 31rst best place to live out of the 50 states according to the book “How to Retire Happier”, due out late September 2014. That’s not just some author’s (me) flawed view, it’s the result of examining and ranking all of the quality […]

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Another “Best” Places to Retire” List Misses Yet another popular website has published yet another “best places to retire” list. While a few of these lists are pretty good, far too many lists aren’t, and some are just outright poor. The flaws I see with this list are as follows: Criteria: The list creators website* says “we incorporated average […]


Don’t Move to Florida if You Now Live Here 3 comments

Moving from a “Better” State to Florida can be an Expensive Mistake Millions of people have moved to Florida to live in paradise, only to discover they’ve made a huge expensive mistake. The report published by the University of Florida on in and out migration showed that. In a recent Gallop poll, the majority of Florida residents said their […]

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