Where should I retire?

Where should I retire?” That’s a big question for many seniors. We can review “Best of” lists — such as places with lowest state taxes, cities that are senior friendly and more — but until we actually visit an area, we can’t know if it’s right for us.

Vacation can be a perfect time to preview an area. Here’s how:

• Take a rental in your proposed area and see what it’s like. Is there plenty of local shopping? How about libraries and museums?

• Schedule a look-see of a few possible homes with a real estate agent and get a good look at the market. Ask lots of questions, especially about safe

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