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#4471369 - 04/21/19 06:16 AM Re: Where retirees are going to and fleeing from [Re: Haggart]  
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Originally Posted by Haggart
A middle class American family would do well in Belize and if i remember correctly Belize was at one time a British colony ?


Ayup, it was British. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/bh.html

Just reading the intro section from that, Belize doesn't look as appealing as it used to.

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#4471474 - 04/22/19 02:57 PM Re: Where retirees are going to and fleeing from [Re: CyBerkut]  
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Originally Posted by CyBerkut
Originally Posted by Haggart
A middle class American family would do well in Belize and if i remember correctly Belize was at one time a British colony ?


Ayup, it was British. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/bh.html

Just reading the intro section from that, Belize doesn't look as appealing as it used to.


We went there on a cruise, our excursion was canceled so the kids stayed on the boat while the adults went on shore to shop. When we got to the little area on the water they had the shops, they had armed guards outside the fence area... Made me very glad our excursion was canceled

#4471490 - 04/22/19 04:13 PM Re: Where retirees are going to and fleeing from [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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I moved from Connecticut to a small town of New Concord Ohio..Winters are tolerable and being a small town it's really laid back..Don't drive but everything is within walking distance and if it isn't available here there's always Amazon..They roll up the sidewalks around 6 and the biggest draw is an ice cream place down the hill Just a nice quiet town and not like CT here everyone says hello when they pass..And like vonBaur I move a lot from the deck,,living room computer and just enjoy the no hassle living..For excitemenyt I take my pup around town for a walk..


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#4471494 - 04/22/19 04:47 PM Re: Where retirees are going to and fleeing from [Re: rwatson]  
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Originally Posted by rwatson
I moved from Connecticut to a small town of New Concord Ohio..Winters are tolerable and being a small town it's really laid back..Don't drive but everything is within walking distance and if it isn't available here there's always Amazon..They roll up the sidewalks around 6 and the biggest draw is an ice cream place down the hill Just a nice quiet town and not like CT here everyone says hello when they pass..And like vonBaur I move a lot from the deck,,living room computer and just enjoy the no hassle living..For excitemenyt I take my pup around town for a walk..



Sounds like an idyllic retired life!! I think you would die if you lived in Miami. biggrin


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#4471501 - 04/22/19 05:27 PM Re: Where retirees are going to and fleeing from [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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For sure PM I've been there a few times,,Definitely not my style ,Actually no big cities are I've lived on a farm in upstate N.Y.,,,The Boondocks in R.I.and CT.,,Here it's a small town with Muskingum College and on weekends the kids dissapear and it's quiet,,Guess the only attraction is john Glen's house is down the street,,It's a small museum now a bunch of his pilot and astronaut stuff ,,
http://johnglennhome.org/
I worked hard all my life and just want to relax and enjoy a simple life and I'm doing just that books and flying sims,,plus war gaming


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#4471509 - 04/22/19 06:17 PM Re: Where retirees are going to and fleeing from [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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I retired in October and moved to Paris in late March. I kept my house in Louisiana.

#4471513 - 04/22/19 06:30 PM Re: Where retirees are going to and fleeing from [Re: Major Dragon]  
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Originally Posted by Major Dragon
I retired in October and moved to Paris in late March. I kept my house in Louisiana.



Oh wow. Now that's a big change! I hope it's worked out well for you so far.


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#4471556 - 04/23/19 12:00 AM Re: Where retirees are going to and fleeing from [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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Notre-Dame is near by. Fortunately we went inside before the fire. And we’ve avoided the yellow vests so far.

#4471569 - 04/23/19 02:56 AM Re: Where retirees are going to and fleeing from [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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To all my Yankee friends...Alabama is every bad thing you heard about and worse, with nothing but gun toting rednecks, a scarcity of indoor plumbing, poor dental hygiene, etc.

You should definitely retire to anywhere but here.


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#4471570 - 04/23/19 03:48 AM Re: Where retirees are going to and fleeing from [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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If I ever decided to move, I think I would like to try the Reno, Nevada area. I think that climate would probably help with my aches and pains.


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#4471577 - 04/23/19 06:37 AM Re: Where retirees are going to and fleeing from [Re: LB4LB]  
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Originally Posted by LB4LB
If I ever decided to move, I think I would like to try the Reno, Nevada area. I think that climate would probably help with my aches and pains.


If it's cold you're looking to avoid then Reno is definitely not the place to go.

#4471659 - 04/24/19 12:46 AM Re: Where retirees are going to and fleeing from [Re: Dart]  
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Originally Posted by Dart
To all my Yankee friends...Alabama is every bad thing you heard about and worse, with nothing but gun toting rednecks, a scarcity of indoor plumbing, poor dental hygiene, etc.

You should definitely retire to anywhere but here.

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#4471684 - 04/24/19 10:02 AM Re: Where retirees are going to and fleeing from [Re: wheelsup_cavu]  
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Originally Posted by Dart
To all my Yankee friends...Alabama is every bad thing you heard about and worse, with nothing but gun toting rednecks, a scarcity of indoor plumbing, poor dental hygiene, etc.

You should definitely retire to anywhere but here.



South Carolina is worse, look elsewhere. Florida maybe.... wink


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#4471687 - 04/24/19 10:37 AM Re: Where retirees are going to and fleeing from [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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I wouldn't mind moving to Alabama or South Carolina after i retire. smile


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#4472371 - 04/30/19 02:44 AM Re: Where retirees are going to and fleeing from [Re: PanzerMeyer]  
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I dunno...Miami is a city where everyone claims to be from somewhere else....but The South.


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#4472729 - 05/02/19 04:43 PM Re: Where retirees are going to and fleeing from [Re: LB4LB]  
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LOL at your signature, LB4LB


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