Places and Retirement


RV Stuff
Social Security
Real Estate
Catholic Retirement

Tax Form Calculator

Motley Fool – TAXES

Healthy Life Expectancy Calculator

Mortgage Calculator

RV Stuff

Cheap RV Living

Life on the Open Road


Interstellar Orchard – trailer

RV-Dreams – 5th wheel trailer


Can I Retire Yet?
Choosing a Compact RV or Camper for Retirement Travel
One Solution for Cheaper Retirement Travel: A Small RV
Living Efficiently in a Small RV
Camping in Retirement

– – – –

RV Trader

PPL Motorhomes


– – – –

Good Sam Club

Escapees RV Club

Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA)

WINs – RV Singles

Back to top



WOSU Classical
WWOV Bleugrass

Visit Steubenville

Events in Ohio –
Ohio Valley Summer Event Guide
Bluegrass Festival GuideOhio
Penny Royal Opera House – bluegrass in Fairview, Ohio (1 hour from Steubenville)

Blue Ridge Concert SeriesVirtual Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge Music Trails (NC)

Also see Blue Ridge Parkway . org

Back to top

Social Security

My Social Security, from SSA

Maximize My Social Security
Ask Larry – Laurence Kotlikoff (Social Security)

How to Calculate the Break-Even Age for Taking Social Security
Get What’s Yours – Revised & Updated: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security,” by Kotlikoff and Moeller
Social Security For Dummies, 4th Edition,” by Jonathan Peterson

Maximize My Social Security
Open Social Security, from Mike Piper
Financial Engines
Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Target Your Retirement

From SSA
Retirement Estimator
Retirement Planner: If You Are Divorced
Retirement Planner: Getting Benefits While Working
Retirement Planner: Applying for Medicare Only

Back to top

Find a Medicare plan

Boomer Benefits, Danielle Kunkle Roberts, Ft. Worth, TX, Medicare advisors

Social Security/Medicare from Retirement Daily with Bob Powell on The Street

NCQA Health Care Plan Ratings

State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
Virginia 800-552-3402 or 804-662-9333
Ohio 800-686-1578

Squared Away Blog
Medicare Primer: Advantage or Medigap?
Medicare Advantage: Know the Pitfalls
Medicare Advantage Shopping: 10 Rules
Why Many Retirees Choose Medigap

Philip Moeller (Medicare)
Retirement Planner: Applying for Medicare Only
Medigap Plans – The Bottom Line:
Plan G: Plan G is the plan that has increased its market share most significantly in recent years. Plan G is the next step “down” from ‘F’. It pays everything that Medicare does not pay except for the Medicare Part B deductible, which is currently set at $166/year (for 2016).

Medicare Books
Get What’s Yours for Medicare: Maximize Your Coverage, Minimize Your Costs, by Moeller
10 Costly Medicare Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make, by Danielle Kunkle Roberts
Medicare For Dummies, by Patricia Barry

Consumer Reports
Guide to get the most out of medicare
Medigap vs. Medicare Advantage

CareFirst Blue Cross Mediagp

Kaiser Dental and Vision

UPMC Medicare Plans

Back to top


Smart AssetsTaxes | Home Buying

Best Cities for Successful AgingMilken Institute
Small Cities
Large Cities

10 Best and Worst Things to Do When Looking for a Place to Retire

Don’t use a “best places to retire” list when deciding where to retire

AreaVibes | Best Places to Live in America

Great Places To Retire

Basic Info on many cities and towns: City Town Info

Retirement Location Resources

55+ Communities

Rich States, Poor StatesCO | OH | VA

Taxes by State

University-Based Retirement Communities

Savvy Senior

The Green House Project

Best & Worst Small Cities in America
Best and Worst Cities to Retire

Sperlings Best Places | Compare | Find Your Best Place

Population of US Cities


Roadside AmericaAL | CO | OH | PA | VA | WV

Only in Your StateAlabama | Colorado | Ohio | Pennsylvania | Virginia | West Virginia

Compare Cost of Living

Taxes by State

Smart AssetsTaxes | Home Buying

Tax Calculator

State Fiscal Rankings – Mercatus

Back to top

Real Estate – Buying and Renting

C | H | R | T | Z

Renting vs. Buying: The True Cost of Home Ownership (2013)

Is your home an investment or a liability? (2017)

Nine Reasons to Love Your Mortgage, by Jonathan Clements, WSJ (2014) Also see here

Rent or Buy (2014)

Mortgage Costs Comparisons Guide

Mortgage Calculator

Zillow Blog

Which Type of Mortgage Will Minimize Your Costs?Mortgage Professor

Smart AssetsTaxes | Home Buying

Elevation Map

Back to top

Catholic Retirement

The Catholic Travel Guide
Catholic Places
Catholic Hierarchy
Troops of St. George

Benedictine Retreat Centers

Apostolate for Family Consecration – 3375 County Rd 36 Bloomingdale, OH 43910

The Great Adventure Bible Study (Bible Study for Catholics)

Alexian Brothers Senior Ministries

Catholic Guidance for End-of-Life Decision Making

Back to top


The Buckeye Institute

Buckeye Firearms Association

Ohioans for Concealed Carry

State Fiscal Rankings – Mercatus

Catholic Guidance for End-of-Life Decision Making

Apostolate for Family Consecration3375 County Rd 36 Bloomingdale, OH 43910 – silent retreats


Craigslist: Pittsburgh | Steubenville | Morgantown | Zanesville

Consumer Reports
Home Improvement
Home and Garden
Central AC
Gas Furnaces
Water heaters
Lawn mowers

C | H | R | T | Z

C | H | R | T | Z

C | H | R | T | Z

C | H | R | T | Z

Steubenville Public Library

Elevation Map – Steubenville

Estate Sale online

Sperlings Best Places Steubenville

Steubenville, OH CityData

Steubenville misc info and crime rates
CityData Crime
– CityData – sex offenders

Weird and Wacky Steubenville
– Cleveland Scene

Why Nobody Trusts Steubenville” – The Atlantic

Loopnet Steubenville

Orecchio Properties

Cedar One Rentals

Smart AssetsTaxes | Home Buying

WTOV 9 Steubenville TV

Steubenville water quality – EWG

Herald Star – Steubenville newspaper

The Steubenville Register – Steubenville Diocese newspaper

Shawn and Beth Dougherty
The One-cow Revolution
– Ashley’s Backyard Birds

The Weirton Daily Times – newspaper

The Troubadour – student newspaper at Franciscan

Holy Family Church, Steubenville

Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Steubenville

St. Peter Catholic Church, Steubenville

Franciscan University Extraordinary Form Mass Schedule

Una Voce Steubenville

Prime Time – Jefferson County Office on Aging


Visit Steubenville
Events at Franciscan
Events around Steubenville – Bing
Greek Festival
Events in Ohio –

Ohio Valley Summer Event Guide
Bluegrass Festival GuideOhio

Visit Toronto

Historic Fort Steuben YouTube

Steubenville Revitalization Group

Steubenville Nutcracker Village & Advent Market

AirBnB Steubvenville

The Inn at Franciscan SquareFranciscan Square

Franciscan University
Extraordinary Form Mass Schedule
Anathan Theatre
Faith and Reason at Franciscan
Conferences at Franciscan
Franciscan Fine Arts Dept


Steubenville Farmers Market

Penny Royal Opera House – bluegrass in Fairview, Ohio (1 hour from Steubenville)

Dulci-More – Salem, Ohio (1 hour from Steubenville)

Hikes near Steubenville, from RootsRated

Pittsburgh, PA

Benedum Center for the Performing Arts

Trip Advisor Restaurants – Pittsburgh

Good Food Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Restaurants by The Red Headed Traveler

Pittsburgh Happy Hour

Wheeling, WV

Victoria Theater


Wheeling Events at the Wheeling Heritage Port Amphitheater

Wheeling Symphony Orchestra

Back to top


Mission – McAllen

Aladdin Villas

Aladdin Villas on Realtor | Zillow


Progress Times

The Monitor

Valley Central McAllen (Ch. 4)

Back to top



Freelancers Union Denver
Divine Mercy Fitness- A Christ Centered Gym
ASAE Jobs Colorado
Blue Core Shooting
TAC ONE Consulting
Denver Post
WestWord | blog
Seniors Blue Book
Metro West Housing Solutions – Lakewood, CO
Denver Colorado Assisted Living & Senior Residential Communities – Senior Mag
Archdiocesan Housing (Denver)

Columbine Community Village

Place Bee – with map

Pagosa Springs
Visit Pagosa Springs
Trip Advisor

Denver C | H | R | T | Z
Arvada C | H | R | T | Z
Golden C | H | R | T | Z
Lakewood C | H | R | T | Z
Wheat Ridge C | H | R | T | Z

Colorado Springs C | H | R | T | Z

Pueblo C | H | R | T | Z

Back to top


Barhamsville: Bethlehem Monastery (sisters)
Berryville: Holy Cross Abbey
Bristow: Benedictine Sisters of Virginia
Cooper Hill: Syon Abbey
Crozet: Our Lady of the Angels Monastery (sisters)
Richmond: Mary Mother of the Church Abbey
Rockville: Monastery of the Visitation of Holy Mary, Monte Maria

Front Royal: Christendom College
St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church

Alexandria > Staunton – Blacksburg map



Blessed Sacrament
– 39+
Prime Time Single Catholics | Yahoo Group
Catholic Singles of Greater Washington
St. Rita Catholic Church
St. Martin de Porres Senior Center
Senior Navigator Virginia
At Home In Alexandria
Senior Services of Alexandria
Remember The Titans Is A Lie, And This Man Still Wants You To Know It



Winchester Star
Homes Rentals | Oakcrest Props
C | H | R | T | Z
Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 130 Keating Dr, Winchester, VA 22601

Front Royal
C | Homes Rentals | R |
St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, 120 W Main St, Front Royal, VA 22630

Shenandoah Valley

Our Lady of Peace Retirement Community

Blacksburg C | H | R | T | Z

St. Francis Church – Staunton
Visit Staunton
Blackfriars PlayhouseASC
Staunton Music Festival

News Leader

C | H | R | T | Z

St. Mary’s Woods Retirement Community


Back to top


Birmingham – Hoover

Prince of Peace Church, Hoover
The 12 Best Spring Hikes in Birmingham, from RootsRatedBirmingham, AL

Mircrotel – Hoover
Days Inn Galleria-Birmingham – Hoover
Hoover Florist

Casa Maria Retreat House, 3721 Belmont Road, Birmingham, AL 35210

Amtrak – Crescent: ALX – BHM ($224 RT)
Depart ALX 6:40 pm arrv BHM 11:50 am
Depart BHM 2:24 pm arrv ALX 9:32 am

Flying: DCA to BHM

TripAdvisor: Top things to do in Birmingham | Restaurants


C | H | R | T | Z
The Cullman Times
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Saint Bernard AbbeyAve Maria Grotto
Sacred Heart Monastery


Back to top