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In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. Friedrich Nietzsche

The Badger State is in the unenviable position of having the second-lowest rate of family income


Worst States for Retiring Baby Boomers

This state was almost heaven to John Denver; who was born in New Mexico and lived in Colorado, but not for Baby Boomers looking to retire.

West Virginia’s issues are, in many ways, the opposite of Minnesota’s. The cost of living in West Virginia is below the national average. However, the state is in the midst of a budget mess that may hurt the retirement population.

In spite of what you may have heard, coal is never coming back to mainstream prominence. How West Virginia deals with the transformation to a new base product will tell the tale for the next decade. Healthcare numbers for The Mountain State aren’t promising, as well.

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