35 Best retirement neighborhoods
Money combed 30 of the country's largest cities for areas with low crime, rich culture, easy transportation and great health care. See Money's picks for top neighborhoods - plus interactive maps showing homes for sale and more.

A retirement jewel Why the Pearl District and Goose Hollow neighborhoods in Portland, OR, are attracting retirees who like boating and cafes, and don't mind a little rain. (more) video
Power retirement Washington, D.C., isn't just the home of U.S. politics. It's also a great place for retirees who appreciate its parks, bike trails, museums, theaters, housing, and more. (more) video

30 Big cities
Looking for a place to retire with lots of museums? Plenty of restaurants? Nice weather? Good health care? See detailed stats on housing, taxes, quality of life, health, and the arts for 30 of the U.S.'s largest cities. Plus, post your thoughts on our Best Places to Retire blog. (more)

Affordable homes
Where do real-estate buyers see their incomes go the furthest? Plus more top 30 rankings: (more)
• Oldest

Most golf courses
Which cities have the most golf courses? Plus, see the best cities for: (more)
• Tennis
• Parks

13 retirement myths Bill Scott debunks myth No. 1: You need a big income to build a big nest egg. Other myths busted: A million bucks is your magic number and what it takes to retire early. (more)
13 retirement myths Would you like your retirement income guaranteed or tax-free? That's the choice you get with two new 401(k)s investment options. (more)
Where do you think is the best place to retire?
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  • Chicago
  • San Diego
  • Washington, D.C.
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100 Best Places to Live Some places have everything any family could want - economic opportunity, good schools, safe streets, things to do and a sense of community. (more)
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