Content Strategist

Deana Becker

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Deana Becker is the Content Strategist for 55places.com where she is also a blog contributor. Aside from her years spent researching and writing about active adult communities, Deana has experience writing and editing literary pieces, generating online lifestyle content, and serving as a writing tutor. Her work has also been featured on Neighborhoods.com.

Deana has an English: Writing degree from North Central College in Naperville, IL. She currently lives in the Chicago suburbs and loves cooking, traveling internationally, and frequenting her local movie theater.

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16 Articles by Deana Becker

  • The 20 Most Affordable Places to Retire in 2022

    by Deana Becker on January 10th, 2022

    For this year's list of the most affordable places to retire in the United States, we took into account several affordability, lifestyle, and tax metrics. These 20 metro areas are attractive retirement spots that will leave plenty of wiggle room in your budget.


  • The Best Places to Snowbird in 2021

    by Deana Becker on October 18th, 2021

    We've gathered 25 of the best places for snowbirds, including cities in Florida, Arizona, California, Texas, South Carolina, and Nevada. For each entry, we've also provided a list of recommended 55+ communities in the area. If you're ready to find your own winter retreat this season, here are some of the best places to consider.


  • 55+ Communities in Florida With Homes for Sale Under $100k

    by Deana Becker on September 28th, 2021

    An affordable Florida retirement is far from out of reach for active adult homebuyers on a budget. There are plenty of communities offering affordable attached homes in the Sunshine State, whether you're looking to settle on the Gulf Coast or the Atlantic shoreline.


  • The Best Golf Communities in Florida

    by Deana Becker on September 2nd, 2021

    Despite the wider range of activities available to active adults, golf is a major past time for many Florida retirees. The spectacular golf courses in sunny Florida will always attract retirees who can't wait to hit the fairways. Here are just a handful of Florida's impressive golf communities for active adults.


  • The Best Golf Communities in Florida

    by Deana Becker on September 2nd, 2021

    Despite the wider range of activities available to active adults, golf is a major past time for many Florida retirees. The spectacular golf courses in sunny Florida will always attract retirees who can't wait to hit the fairways. Here are just a handful of Florida's impressive golf communities for active adults.