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2012 retirement guide on how to live well on less offers tips for baby boomers to explore

By Rita R. Robison

While I don’t think I’d want to live in Boise, Idaho, one of the cities recommended by Money magazine’s article “Five Great Low-Cost Places to Retire,” the retirement guide has numerous tips worth considering.

Retirement Couple Papers Calculator In addition to this article, Money’s October issue includes these suggestions for a scaled-back retirement:

  • Fine-tune your budget to cut expenses.
  • Turn time into money by comparison shopping and cooking more at home.
  • Live smaller by downsizing your home.
  • Move to a low-cost area such as Marquette, Mich., Cape Coral, Fla., or Danville, Ken.
  • Work part time.
  • Become debt free.

For more information, look for copies of Money magazine’s October issue at newsstands or your local library.

Copyright 2011, Rita R. Robison, Consumer Specialist

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Freight Broker Motivation

Retirement plan is what we all need to have now...I mean to plan now and secure ahead our future.

London Roofer

Very informative and well read. A home is a place that is supposed to be inviting, so aesthetics will definitely have to be considered. Not really that luxurious but at least it can provide the basic functional elements in terms of use and comfort.

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