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Subject:  Re: Newbie to this Retirement Board Date:  2/4/2018  12:33 PM
Author:  Howie52 Number:  1817 of 1906

"You're going to have to move to a lower cost of living area. Someplace cheaper. Way cheaper. I live in Tennessee and it is about like living in in a third world country cost wise.

I recommend you get away from the city number #1. Cities are expensive. Live in a small town or even village. There are plenty of small towns that are close enough to a big city where you can visit when you want to.

Art "


The original post goes back to 2012 - so I doubt the issue keeping the poster
up at night. But your comment about city versus smaller town or rural life is
true except tha there are people who like the benefits of a major city.
You generally don't have to go out of town for specialists. You likely
have a greater variety of entertainment options. You can find more book stores.

The medium to small towns have retrictions sometimes - not a major problem most
times. But I find there is a significant decline in areas where there is no or
negative growth. Jobs and real estate and economic life needs to be growing - or
so I feel based on the towns I have lived in and visited.

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