Save Money at Pick-Your-Own Farms

Unlike a lot of folks, I’ve never considered shopping to be fun or a form of entertainment. I guess that’s because I was born with the cheapskate gene, and it’s rumored to take the jaws-of-life to get my wallet out of my back pocket. But the other weekend my wife and I went on a shopping excursion of sorts that I really must admit was both entertaining and a good value. We spent a sunny Saturday at a pick-your-own strawberry …

The Takeaway: Rural Areas Luring More Retirees

More retirees are buying up land in the country, drawn by peace, quiet and potential financial rewards. Could a rural retirement be right for you?