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Retire Smart!

Retire Smart!

Who said retirement was all about whiling the days away idly? There's plenty more retirees can—and are—doing these days and these places have it all!

Yahoo! Finance and U.S. News worked in conjunction with each other on the best places to live during retirement, but U.S. News has taken it a step further and narrowed down the top 10 brainiest places to live for those seeking a more intellectual appeal in their place of retirement.

Among the top locales for retired persons who love to learn are:

  • Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Berkley, California
  • Boulder, Colorado
  • Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Brookline, Massachusetts
  • Hoboken, New Jersey
  • Lake Oswego, Oregon
  • Reston, Virginia
  • Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania
  • West Lafayette, Indiana

Did you spot the trend? Each of these cities is near a major college or university, which helps to offer activities and social events specifically catered to retirees. Additionally, they're all near big cities where other forms of entertainment can be found as well. So if you're looking for a more fulfilling retirement where you can pursue all of the activities you wanted to do but never had time for, then consider checking these towns out. Who knows, one may be perfect for you!

Will you be retiring soon? Where do you plan to go? [Yahoo! Finance]

Posted: 6/9/08