Urges Retirees to Consider “Non-Negotiables” When Relocating

Share Article finance and economic magazine for seniors remarked about the countless options that retirees have when considering relocating to a new area to comfortably live out their golden years, and encouraged seniors to determine their “non-negotiables” when starting their search finance and economic magazine for seniors today issued their observations on seniors retiring to different parts of the country than where they lived out most of their earlier years. acknowledges that retiring to a different city or town isn’t for everybody, but offered advice and guidance for their readers who may be exploring this as an option or are definitely planning to move after retirement. chose to run an article focusing on the do’s and don’ts of searching for a new retirement habitat, after being inspired by a piece written by Rodney Brooks of USA Today, published on June 3rd, 2013. Brooks lists his top five picks for great cities or towns to retire in the U.S., based on low living costs, low crime rate, vibrant downtown areas, and good medical facilities.

A few of the cities Brooks highlighted in the above-mentioned article are Henderson, NC, King of Prussia, PA, and Branson, MO. These are towns that he feels have unique and distinct feels, while also providing a friendly atmosphere and good services like police and fire department as well as health care. Most cities listed also boast good theatre, restaurants, and outdoor recreational activities. points readers in the direction of Brooks’ articles for ideas, but urges them to develop their own list of what they call “non-negotiables.” stated, “Before you spend a lot of time looking, it’s wise to develop a list of qualities that you want in a new town. People move for lots of reasons, whether it’s to be closer to family, closer to the warm weather, further from bustling city life, or to obtain a lower cost of living. It’s pivotal to figure out your non-negotiables first—these are the things that your new city simply must have—and which things you are more flexible on. No matter where you move, there are things that (if you have them) transfer from one city to the next like life insurance companies, most cellphone service providers, and Medicare. However, a non-negotiable could be that the temperature mustn’t fall below 50 degrees. Maybe you really want to live near the water, but if you can’t have both, the weather would win out.”

The finance magazine also stresses the importance of being united with one’s spouse on the big things up front, that way neither person wastes time looking at neighborhoods, states, and towns that don’t meet the other person’s qualifications.

About is a finance and economic online magazine that offers seniors and retirees advice and information pertaining to the financial aspects of retirement. The column commonly publishes articles discussing investments, motor homes, health care costs, and other relevant topics to assist their readers in making smart decisions.

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