Author Archive | Ayaz Nanji

Welcome to the Retire There Blog

Welcome to the Retire There blog! We’ll be using this little corner of our website to publish quick posts about retirement in the news, as well as recaps of some of our favorite recently published stories. While you wait for all that goodness, here are some highlights from the Retire There website to check out: […]

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10 Best Places for Retirement Jobs

Retirement means not working, right? Not necessarily. Increasingly, today’s retirees are choosing to remain in the workforce. For many, this is simply a financial necessity — disappearing pensions, smaller nest eggs and increasing healthcare costs make earning income essential. For others, it’s a decision based on the fact that they love what they do. Of […]

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10 Best Midsized Retirement Places

Are you a Goldilocks retiree? Are you looking for a place to settle that’s just the right size — not too big and not too small? If so, the spots below could be worth checking out. These are little cities or large towns, depending on how you look at it — places with more than […]

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10 Best US Retirement Cities

Sure, small towns and suburbs have their charms, but sometimes there’s nothing like a city. Over the past few decades, an increasing number of retirees have been moving back into cities — and with good reason. Major metropolitan areas offer cultural, learning and dining options that can’t be found in smaller places. Plus they often […]

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10 Best Small Towns for Retirement

Sure, bustling metropolitan areas can be fun, but for many retirees there’s a lot more to be said for the charms of small town life. Often these tiny gems offer a laid-back lifestyle, stronger sense of community, and freedom from urban nuisances like traffic and smog. Plus there’s usually a discount from big city prices. […]

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What Is a Retirement Community?

These days the term “retirement community” is everywhere — appearing all over websites, magazines, books and commercials. However, people seem to be using it an endless number of different ways. What gives? The root of the problem is that there really are many different types, so one person’s retirement community can be radically different from […]

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Mortgages for Retirees

Mortgages for retirees are the same as mortgages for non-retirees, right? Wrong.  If you’re a retiree looking to get a new mortgage or refinance an existing one the process will seem familiar. You’ll be given the same paperwork as non-retirees (for better or worse) and asked many of the same questions. However, there are some […]

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What Is a Reverse Mortgage?

What is a reverse mortgage? These days financial institutions and advisors are increasingly marketing these products to retirees. But what exactly are they? How do they work? What are the benefits and pitfalls? To get you started, here are answers to some frequently asked questions: What is a reverse mortgage? At its core, a reverse mortgage […]

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5 Best Real Estate Apps

With all the listings to sort through, areas to research, and prices to compare, finding a home to buy or rent can be frustrating — even for retirees who have gone through the process in the past. Luckily, your smartphone is ideally designed to help. In that little device is an internet connection, camera, and […]

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