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Category Archives: Active Adult Living on a Budget

Household Items You Should Never Pay Full Price For

by Mayra Rocha on No Comments

Make sure you aren’t paying full price on these household necessities. Frugal shoppers unite! Saving money isn’t always easy but it’s worth it in the long run. It’s important to know when to eliminate unnecessary costs if you are living on a fixed income or working with a small budget li

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55+ Communities in Florida with Homes for Sale Under $100K

by Stefanie Acevedo on 26 Comments

The team at 55 Places has received many inquiries regarding 55+ homes for sale in Florida that are listed below $100,000. Often, homes at this price point are previously owned. They are great for snowbirds and permanent retirees as well. We have listed a few communities with homes available within t

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25 Affordable 55+ Communities for Retirement

by Megan Boldrey on 18 Comments

Cypress Lakes, FL is a rare gem where you can find a reasonably priced home and resort-style amenities. There are hundreds of active adult communities located around the country. While some 55+ communities feel more like a vacation that comes with a hefty price tag, there are several that won’t co

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Where Your Money Will Go the Furthest in Retirement

by Bill Ness on 3 Comments

Choosing to retire in an area with a lower cost of living can help you retire without financial worries. Planning your retirement lifestyle typically revolves around your fixed monthly income and how much you have saved for the future. You can often make the most of your retirement years by reloca

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How to Find a Retirement Destination With a Lower Cost of Living

by Bill Ness on 6 Comments

Being smart with your finances can help you enjoy the retirement of your dreams in the location you love best. Relocating during retirement means more than finding a sunny retreat with great weather and plenty of recreations. Finding a destination with a lower cost of living will help you stretch

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25 Best Value Retirement Communities for 2014

by Bill Ness on 7 Comments

Enjoying a fantastic resort-style community for retirement is easily achievable, even on a small budget. For the second year in a row 55 Places presents the 25 best value communities for retirement. Luxury living in retirement is attainable even on a limited budget. Active adults in search of commun

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