Another half-baked and misleading list from another site desperate to attract readers.
U.S. News recently released a list of The 10 Worst Places to Retire. Wow, I thought, these places must be awful to be chosen as “the worst”. They must have deadly air and water pollution, rampant crime, unchecked disease, unsafe nursing homes, no [...]
Can you really retire in America and only spend $100 a day? Turns out it’s a lot more possible than you might think.
When I started this recent study with AARP, I’d expected only about 20 or 30 U.S. cities would be this affordable. But I was surprised to discover that most U.S. metro areas have [...]
I recently had a great phone conference with members of the Paso del Norte Group, which “promotes the economic, social and cultural vitality of the El Paso region.”
I spoke with Richard Behrenhausen (Gen. US Army, ret.) and David Buchmueller (COO of the PDN Group), who spoke with enthusiasm about the many assets of their [...]
Our Best Cities for Military Retirement and Second Careers study is a making a big splash in the media. The team at Fleishman-Hillard PR orchestrated a great campaign for our USAA-sponsored study.
A big front-page above-the-fold feature in USA Today: Job-Seeking Veterans.
Forbes.com featured a two-page story and a slide show, and the American Morning show on [...]
Coinciding with Veteran’s Day, we just completed an interesting study about the best places in the U.S. for military retirees to start a second career. Since most veterans retire from service in their 30′s or 40′s, they have plenty of time to start a new professional chapter in their lives.
So what are [...]
I had a great time being interviewed by the “2BoomerBabes” radio hour recently. It’s a fun, regionally syndicated show broadcast by several NPR affiliates.
You can download the mp3 of the episode just below (my segment begins at 43:30) -
2 Boomer Babes with Bert Sperling – October 22, 2011
Be sure to check them [...]