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I'm Asking: Where Do You Dream of Retiring Someday?

I'm Asking: Where Do You Dream of Retiring Someday?

Retirement is far, far away for most of us, but that doesn't mean it's too early to imagine where and how we'll spend our golden years.

I like to imagine relaxing somewhere on the Mediterranean, eating fresh olives, concocting fabulous meals, taking leisurely walks, and reading up a storm. Have you imagined any retirement scenarios?


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nyxmoxie nyxmoxie 7 years
somewhere quiet
brookrene brookrene 9 years
We're planning on a ranch in the mountains...maybe Montana or Wyoming and also a beach house possibly in Mexico.
melizzle melizzle 9 years
Somewhere in the mountains of New Hampshire.
thelorax thelorax 9 years
The Oregon coast, even though I'm a California girl and I love the sun...I love a rugged, rocky beach even more!
Brendelwoman Brendelwoman 9 years
I actually don't think about it very much. I imagine I'll want to be close to my kids, but other than that, I don't have any requirements. I imagine I'll be working part time, helping with grandkids, and volunteering.
mlen mlen 9 years
i'd like to split my time between the states and a house in tuscany!
neerking neerking 9 years
Not yet plan but My plan one nice house in Canada with lovely family
Mintie Mintie 9 years
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 9 years
I have never though about it, but I would imagine it would be near my children and grandchildren. At some point though, I would love to live in the English countryside, South of France, or Italy.
baybug baybug 9 years
Hopefully I retire at 35 in Costa Rica! I love that country. One can only dream...
jb3 jb3 9 years
Savvy, I feel you on the Mediterranean local. That would be in my top 3 places. My other 2 are Maui and Napa.
will205 will205 9 years
i want to be down south - maybe a farm out in Alabama, where i'm from - well, maybe not a farm, but a nice one level home outside of Birmingham. Then, maybe a house in Napa.
j2e1n9 j2e1n9 9 years
ilanac - I would recommend San Diego or Charleston for you then! Both cheaper than Hawaii ;)
ilanac13 ilanac13 9 years
in a perfect world i would love to retire somewhere that has a nice mix of beach and city - some place like hawaii where you can have the great weather and you still have the big city where you can get all the things that you're used to -yet the speed of life isn't as high and you can relax a bit more. the downside is that it's so time consuming and expensive to get from there to the mainland -but families would be open to come and visit since it's such a nice place.
alikat07 alikat07 9 years
Near my family :D Wherever that may be! I'd also like a house in France or Italy to spend lots of time in as well.
foxie foxie 9 years
I dream of living in a big apartment right off Lake Michigan in Chicago.
gabiushka gabiushka 9 years
Mexico, or Latin America but I would keep working until possible.
Deidre Deidre 9 years
Charleston, SC in a small, historic home either downtown or on nearby Sullivan's Island. But more likely than not we'll decide on that after we have kids and see where they settle!
sonya-ina sonya-ina 9 years
Hawaii would be nice :]
Renees3 Renees3 9 years
Santa Ynez CA, right near Santa Barbara. Rolling hills filled with vineyards, mild weather year round, close to where I grew up. I love that area.
HeidiMD HeidiMD 9 years
I'd love to move back home to Alaska.
bellaressa bellaressa 9 years
I never thought about it but it makes me wonder now reading the responses.
Jude-C Jude-C 9 years
Either the Mediterranean, or somewhere in the English countryside.
OHmeetsBK OHmeetsBK 9 years
Sanibel Island, Florida!
j2e1n9 j2e1n9 9 years
My family owns a condo on a beach in SC. I imagine I'll end up there, or sell it and buy something else on the beach. I like waking up and seeing the ocean outside my window. Its one of the few things in life that I can always count on being there when I wake up.
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