Heading For The Hills To Escape COVID-19 May Put You Out of Hospital’s Reach

By Jon Anderson / April 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

The criteria for evaluating a second home typically involve a mix of culture, get-away-from-it-all outdoor activities and water – liquid or flakey. We typically look for places that juxtapose our urban lifestyle to facilitate an unwinding. That’s gone. When evaluating a second home purchase, act like a retiree. People seeking a primary residence in retirement […]

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Texas Hits Top 20 of Best States For Retirees, Nebraska First

By Candy's Dirt / July 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

While Texas was in the top 20 in a recent ranking of best states for retirees, crime and culture kept it from hitting the top 15. The Lone Star state was ranked 17th in the study, which looked at 11 public and private datasets that impacted the life of a retiree, in five categories: […]

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Bring on the Baby Chasers: More Grandparents Making Big Moves

By Bethany Erickson / July 12, 2019 / 1 Comment
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It may not be a new phenomenon exactly, but grandparents making big moves to be closer to grandchildren have a relatively new term — “baby chasers.” In fact, real estate research firm Meyers Research recently released its Meyers Baby Chaser Index, which indicates that 25 percent of Baby Boomers will likely retire to be near their […]

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Ebby CFO Ron Burgert Announces Retirement

By Candy's Dirt / June 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Staff Reports Ron Burgert, chief financial officer of the Ebby Halliday Companies, is a rarity in these days of frequent job hopping. Burgert has been at the same job, in the same position, for 42 years. Burgert, who recently announced his decision to retire from the company he has played a significant role in building, […]

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Bella Vista: Small Town Appeal, Big City Amenities

By Candy's Dirt / June 2, 2019 / 0 Comments
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War Eagle: Retirement-Friendly Clemson Has Prices for Every Budget

By Candy's Dirt / May 26, 2019 / 1 Comment
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