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April 17, 2021

E28 Retiring in Greenville, South Carolina

Denise and Bill liked living in western Massachusetts but were getting tired of the cold and snowy winters. They wanted to move to a warmer climate but knew they would miss family and friends in the Northeast. The solution - …

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April 10, 2021

E27 Retiring in Bali, Indonesia

From 2015 to 2017, Neill Kramer took extended vacations in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Bali. He enjoyed all of the Asian areas, but Bali stood out - he felt it was the place to be. Convinced, he purchased a villa …

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April 3, 2021

E26 Retiring in Tavira, Portugal, in the Algarve region

Ken and Bina Cline enjoy hiking and travel immensely. They searched for a retirement location to serve as a launchpad for travel to other parts of Europe and beyond. They landed in Tavira, a fishing town with a year-round com...

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March 28, 2021

E25 Retiring in Stuart, Florida

Are you looking for a less congested town with year-round warmth and wonderful restaurants? Look no further than Stuart, Florida, known as “The Sailfish Capital of the World.” Our guest, Diane Gusch was not seeking to retire ...

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March 21, 2021

E24 Retiring in Medellin, Colombia

Steve and Paulette Tuggle liked the idea of retiring in Latin America, but they weren't sure where. They decided to use the “try it, if you don’t absolutely love it, move on'' technique. Consequently, during a 5 year span, t...

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March 14, 2021

E23 Retiring in Sarasota, Florida

Sarasota, Florida was named the best place to retire in 2021 by US News & World Report https://www.sarasotamagazine.com/news-and-profiles/2021/01/u-s-news-names-sarasota-best-place-to-retire and Sarasota’s Siesta Key Beach wa...

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March 6, 2021

E22 Retiring in Lambertville, NJ

Would you like to live in a walkable small town with a variety of restaurants, antique shops and art galleries? Lambertville, New Jersey has all that, plus it’s a hop and a skip to New Hope, Pennsylvania, another small town …

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Feb. 27, 2021

E21 Retiring in San Jose, Costa Rica

Rob and Jeni Evans happily retired early but faced a dilemma - their jobs did not pay for health insurance after retirement and they were too young to qualify for Medicare. Health insurance would have cost the couple $24,000 ...

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Feb. 20, 2021

E20 Retiring in Marietta, Georgia

Larry and Margaret Waage became empty nesters in the Fall of 2017. Living in Southington, Connecticut, they wanted to move somewhere with warmer weather, a lower cost of living, including lower taxes and a short distance from...

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Feb. 13, 2021

E19 Retiring in Chelem, Yucatan, Mexico

Can you afford a beautiful waterfront home with a pool? Rob Teichman and Roy Bickford sought to retire comfortably in such a place. They landed in Chelem, Mexico, a small fishing village on a barrier Island on the Gulf of …

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Feb. 6, 2021

E18 Retiring in Cary-Apex, North Carolina

After working in Washington, DC, for the federal government for 30 years, Herb Walker decided to retire elsewhere. He wanted a place with a small town feel, near a city, and within a several hours drive to his mother in …

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Jan. 30, 2021

E17 Retiring in Mount Airy, North Carolina - AKA Mayberry

Have you ever fantasized about living in a quaint little town like Mayberry from The Andy Griffith Show? Mount Airy, North Carolina, is the birthplace of Andy Griffith and the place he, purportedly, modeled Mayberry after. Th...

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Jan. 23, 2021

E16 Retiring in Paris, France

How long does one need to sense a true feel for Paris? For some, a week will suffice, for others perhaps a month, yet there are those who spend 3 months in the city of love and beauty and yearn …

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Jan. 16, 2021

E15 Retiring in Greeneville, Tennessee

Anita White aimed to retire to a low density population town with sufficient amenities. She didn’t want to be in the sticks nor a big city, but rather, somewhere in between. Armed with a detailed spreadsheet and the determina...

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Jan. 11, 2021

E14 Retiring in Karmiel, Israel

In 1985, Ron and Shelley Sommer were all set to relocate to Israel with their young daughter. Two weeks before their scheduled fight, a family issue cropped up causing them to cancel the big move. Ron and Shelley were still …

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Jan. 2, 2021

E13 Gil & Gene Year End Chat 2020

Happy 2021! We did it! We created a podcast and actually launched it. A big feat! Looking back, it’s a good thing we plowed ahead. There is still much more to do. But we learned a ton and want to …

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Dec. 25, 2020

E12 Retiring in Clearwater, Florida

In 2019, TripAdvisor named a beach in Clearwater, Florida as the #1 Beach in the United States. With its white sand beaches, relatively affordable housing prices, and proximity to St. Petersburg and Tampa Bay, it is no wonder...

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Dec. 19, 2020

E11 Retiring in Cape May, NJ

Eleven year old children fantasize about many things, retirement is not one of them. Do children even know the definition of retirement? At 11, Aida Euges was different from other kids. Not only did Aida know what retirement...

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Dec. 12, 2020

E10 Retiring in Blue Ridge, Georgia with a Stopover in an RV

Wayne and Laurie Murphy began retirement on the road. They sold their Orlando home along with most of their belongings, and purchased an Airstream trailer! A few days after the home closing, they took off for an adventure acr...

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Dec. 5, 2020

E9 Retiring in Hilton Head, South Carolina

Would you buy a home sight unseen? It’s exactly what Patricia and Ray almost did (!!) when they sold their home in Long Island, New York and relocated to Hilton Head, South Carolina. Hear about their adventurous move on this...

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Nov. 28, 2020

E8 Retiring in Manhattan, New York

When you think of Manhattan you may picture the lights of Broadway, the beauty of Central Park or the hustle and bustle of Midtown. You probably don’t think of the people who live there. Yes, many people call Manhattan thei...

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Nov. 21, 2020

E7 Retiring in Las Vegas, Nevada

Up until it was time to retire, Hazel and her husband had spent their entire lives in Hawaii. Some couples spend months, and even years, deciding where to retire. This couple considered only one place: Las Vegas. So many Haw...

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Nov. 14, 2020

E6 Retiring in Millsboro, Delaware

Andy and Maureen Kugler were searching for a mellow place to retire, with low taxes, little traffic and chaos, nearby beaches and drivable distances to their sons in Maryland and Virginia. They landed in Millsboro, a small to...

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Nov. 6, 2020

E5 Retiring in Sedona, Arizona

Sedona, Arizona is known as a wonderful vacation destination, whether you go hiking among the glorious red rocks, visit the art galleries or take in a movie at the Sedona International Film Festival. Imagine retiring there! ...

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Nov. 4, 2020

E1 Retiring in Glen Allen, Virginia - A suburb of Richmond

For a small city, Richmond, Virginia has a surprising array of artistic, musical, literary and historical places. Our guest, Ed Bruno, spent most of his life in Brooklyn and Staten Island, New York. He discusses the experie...

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Nov. 4, 2020

E2 Retiring in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Have you dreamed of retiring in a place with a vibrant art scene, a temperate climate and an eclectic population? Join us as we have a conversation with Elsie and Sean, a couple who, after spending many years living and …

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Nov. 4, 2020

E3 Retiring in Naples, Florida

Does your dream city have sandy beaches with stunning sunsets and a downtown with shops and restaurants rivaling Rodeo Drive? Marcela Katz Armoza, a college administrator, and Peter Guggenheim, a long-haul truck driver, went...

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Nov. 4, 2020

E4 Retiring in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Would you like to retire to a place which is a little bit country and a little bit city? Lancaster, Pennsylvania has the best of both worlds. In October of 2020, Lancaster was ranked the 4th best place to retire …

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