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Tupelo again named Certified Retirement City

The City of Tupelo again has been named a “Certified Retirement City” by the Hometown Mississippi Retirement (HMR) Program. The All-America City is one of 15 cities in the state with the designation.  “Being a certified retirement community is a great recognition of the long-standing efforts of the City of Tupelo to provide both a great […]

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Study: Six in 10 millennials don’t have credit cards, an online publisher of personal finance news, said 63 percent of adults ages 18 to 29 don’t have credit cards, and only a minority who do have them pay off the entire balance every month, a new study shows. “Millennials may think they’re staying out of financial trouble by forgoing credit cards, but they’re […]

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Magazine names Tupelo a top retirement destination

Where to Retire magazine has named Tupelo  a top retirement destination.  Tupelo is one of eight cities profiled in a feature titled “8 Low-Cost Cities” in the September/October issue, available nationwide on Aug. 12, 2014. According to Where to Retire,  Editor Annette Fuller said the eight cities offer boomers their dream retirement setting at a bargain […]

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Those living longer likely delaying retirement

According to this story in the Los Angeles Times, people who expect to live into their 70s and 80s are likelier than previous generations to delay retirement, according to a new study.  Americans who think they’ll live to at least 75 are more apt to remain in the workforce compared to those in the past […]

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