10 best places to retire on $75 a day

You can live out your golden years on a small amount of savings in these affordable cities.

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Nov 7, 2013 11:40PM
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Who the hell are you trying to kid, MOST people on Social Securty live on LESS than half that amount.
Nov 8, 2013 5:41AM
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You can freaking retire ANYWHERE on $75 a day. Who writes this crap...
Nov 8, 2013 9:29AM
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$75 a day is a very large amount of money for most folks. I wish my retirement was that good. The stock market crash of year 2000 almost wiped out my lifetime savings and left very little to spend. There are plenty of people that lost their savings in their 401K back in the year 2000. I would consider myself wealthy if I had a disposable income of $75 a day.

Nov 8, 2013 3:01AM
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You can retire to Detroit on $7.50 per day. A house costs $950.00. Retire and open a Kevlar shop. Accept food stamps at a ten to one exchange rate for Kevlar. Then swap the stamps to Canadians for hockey tickets and sell the tickets up-state. Live like a king.
Nov 7, 2013 4:16PM
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I question each of these places because all the costs of living there are not included.    In the north, you are going to have high heating bills for the long Winters.  In the South, high electric bills in the Summer for air conditioning.   From experience, check out all costs before moving anywhere.   Texas has no income tax but appears to have high property taxes plus it does have sales taxes.   Also, San Antonio is very hot in the Summer and Summers are long so you will have to check out what air conditioning is going to cost you.   In general, I would think that the Southern part of the U.S. would be the most affordable area to live for retired people.   Just check out all the expenses.
Nov 8, 2013 12:26AM
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Jerry Flanders is a low life C0CK SUCKER, Now lets see some thumbs up to that!

Nov 8, 2013 12:34AM
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What about weather, utility costs,  crime rates, rapid transit, traffic, and social services?

 

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Nov 8, 2013 2:36PM
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these surveys are always just travel logs for people to read. what if you only have social security and that roughly amounts to$15,000 a year....then where do you live? if you want to really share some information...why don't you make it relevant to some real facts.
Nov 8, 2013 6:58AM
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Another travel blog update from the idiots at MSN.
Nov 8, 2013 8:08AM
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  Being from upstate NY, I would not have Syracuse on a list of cheep places to live. On a $90,000 home I pay $4,000+ in property and school taxes, 8% sales tax on everything but food, and the state income taxes are one of the highest in the country. Then add all the regulations, on top of that, I don't know how they could recommend anyone to come here, let alone suggest they retire here.

   With that said, the geography of this state is absolutely beautiful, and I love the four seasons, but if I could find what I have here, anywhere else in the country, I'd be gone! 

Nov 8, 2013 10:55AM
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BEST PLACE TO RETIRE!  PANAMA CITY PANAMA .Google it, a lot of retired military staff live down there the country meets the standards of someone who is running away from Fascism Corporate Greed and shooting rampage. You can buy a house, and what is so great is that, you can" live in it" for real like back in the 1950s and not just a sleeping accessory, so for you hardworking Americans who don't want to get caught in the whirlpool of Corrupt Politicians, Banking Greed ,Excessive fees ,Greedy Lawyers Insurance Scams, Zoning Discrimination Unexplained Taxes and Confusing Agreements.

Nov 8, 2013 10:23AM
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isn't $75 a day the same price for a cruise ship?
Nov 8, 2013 12:43PM
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You're out of touch with REAL people! What single person with ONLY soc. sec. income even gets that much per month?!  The "money experts" @ MSN are ridiculous & know nothing about living, paying rent, bills, food, etc. on only $1200/mo. And please!---not everyone qualifies for food stamps or ANY assistance;  I'm $20 over to rec. food stamps so my food budget is about $80/mo. You finance wizards @ MSN Money--come live our lives for a year on our salary--let's see how you do. GET REAL!!
Nov 8, 2013 10:25AM
Nov 8, 2013 9:55AM
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For 75.00 a day- check your local cemetery.
Nov 8, 2013 3:38AM
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BULLSHT, BUT IF THAT IS THE CASE THERE ARE MANY OTHER COUNTRIES THAT YOU CAN RETIRE FOR HALF THAT A DAY
Nov 8, 2013 9:36AM
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I live in Central Virginia on $93.00 per day and this includes paying a mortgage.  In winter heating cost goes up so I have to adjust my spending on groceries.  With this amount of retirement funds I do not have money left over for extras.  I pray every day that my vehicle does not break down or that I need to pay for home repairs.  Before moving one has to do thorough research on all expenses and cost of the move.
Nov 8, 2013 3:50AM
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I wouldn't pay too much attention to Jerry Flanders. He's lying through his teeth. Just trying to get a rise out of everyone. There are a lot of people getting stuff they shouldn't but cruises is a little far fetched. The real issue here is we're getting soaked by a minority of voters who champion socialism. 
You all better get off of your duffs and elect someone who will reverse these misjudgments of credibility and get us on the right track. Hit the streets and get your friends out of their house for even the most local of elections. Remember, charity starts at home. Squawking without action is just squawking!
Nov 7, 2013 9:36PM
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I though is the best place is Greenville SC,it a clean city, with a lot going on ,also has jobs avavaible(BMW plants near by),people are very friendy.also a short trip to Ashville N.C another nice town to visit. BYE
Nov 8, 2013 4:05AM
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Des Moines, Iowa is pretty cold in winter time. You may want to try if you can get through winter months there first.
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