How Much Do I Have to Save to Retire in Gainesville, Florida?

I love eating great food. As far as restaurants are concerned, Mark’s in Gainesville is the best steak in town. Everywhere I’ve been, I’ve got somewhere I’m gonna go. There’s a great boiled peanuts stand in Tift County, Ga., on I-75. Eddie V’s in Austin, Texas. Phenomenal. Baton Rouge has several places.–Will Muschamp The real […]

How Much Do I Have to Save to Retire in Sterling Heights, Michigan?

I deeply appreciate the people of Michigan. I love their grit. I love the way they face life. I love the family values they have. –Ernie Harwell The real estate adage that seemingly everyone knows is “location, location, location.” The house in the swanky neighborhood is going to be more expensive than the run-down claptrap […]

How Much Do I Have to Save to Retire in Visalia, California?

Some days I do appreciate things more, eggs, flowers, but then I decide I’m only having an attack of sentimentality, my brain going pastel Technicolor, like a beautiful-sunset greeting cards they used to make so many of in California. High-gloss hearts. The danger is grayout. –Margaret Atwood The real estate adage that seemingly everyone knows […]

How Much Do I Have to Save to Retire in Coral Springs, Florida?

The Florida sun seems not much a single thing overhead but a set of klieg lights that pursue you everywhere with an even white illumination. –John Updike The real estate adage that seemingly everyone knows is “location, location, location.” The house in the swanky neighborhood is going to be more expensive than the run-down claptrap […]

How Much Do I Have to Save to Retire in Columbia, South Carolina?

Cackalacky: South Carolina’s nickname, used when goofy things happen. (Source) The real estate adage that seemingly everyone knows is “location, location, location.” The house in the swanky neighborhood is going to be more expensive than the run-down claptrap fixer-upper in a bad part of town. The adage also applies in personal finance. How much you […]

How Much Do I Have to Save to Retire in Surprise, Arizona?

Arizona may be the only state in America where mothers don’t tell their children that someday they can grow up and be president. –John McCain The real estate adage that seemingly everyone knows is “location, location, location.” The house in the swanky neighborhood is going to be more expensive than the run-down claptrap fixer-upper in […]