best places to retire

Newest Retirement Destination: Mars!

Posted on 12/30/2013 by | Who's News | Comments

Bulletin Today | TravelLooking for an exotic retirement destination? Here’s a new possibility for you: Mars. No, we’re not kidding. Billionaire Dennis Tito, the engineer-turned-investment-mogul who in 2001 became the first-ever space tourist by buying a seat on a Russian space mission, wants to find a mature man and woman to serve as as a two-person crew on a private interplanetary fly-by. According to his Inspiration Mars Foundation, Tito hopes to launch in 2017 so as to be able to take advantage of …

Is Everything Possible in Panama?

Posted on 06/4/2013 by | General News | Comments

TravelBy Juan Zamorano of The Associated Press With its miles of beaches, lush rainforests and welcoming colonial towns, Panama — like much of Latin America — has become a hot spot for American retirees. They come for the scenery, the weather and, perhaps more important, the low cost of living. “We were looking for a simple, cheap life,” said Linda McKee, 61, of Bonita Springs, Fla., while enjoying a glass of wine with her husband, Eric Carlson, on the porch …

Best Places To Retire: Think Warm Weather, Healthy Lifestyle

Posted on 06/11/2012 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthWarm weather, as well as opportunities to stay active and maintain a healthy lifestyle, are the reason southern and southwestern cities dominated on Forbes’ new list of best places to retire in 2012. This year the magazine expanded the list from 16 cities to 25, located in 18 states. Reflecting what retirees say they want, the roster is heavier on warmer states like Florida, New Mexico, Texas and Arizona. Only about a half-dozen cities are located in chillier climates, including …

The Takeaway: Active Retirees Drawn To College Towns; America’s Healthiest (And Unhealthiest) States

Posted on 12/8/2011 by | Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayThe college campuses and towns of the not-so-distant future are likely to be filled with more seniors than ever before—and we’re not talking about upperclassmen. And the United Health Foundation has just released its 2011 rankings of America’s healthiest and unhealthiest states.

Boomers: Where to Retire and What to Watch

Posted on 02/15/2010 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Home & FamilyDid you know that this past weekend, 49 of the 50 states had snow on the ground?? I bet you can guess the state that’s holding out on us: Hawaii. Anywho, if you aren’t lucky enough to live or have been vacationing in Hawaii for the past week, chances are you’re tired of hearing about winter weather advisories. Daydreaming about the locations in this CNBC slideshow on America’s Top Places to Retire was a fun activity for me this morning. …