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Durham Makes MSN Money’s Top 10 Places to Retire List

You can quickly and significantly reduce your retirement costs by moving to a place with a lower cost of living. In MSN Money’s cities, a retiree could cover the median cost of five basic expenses – housing, food, transportation, health care and utilities – with less than $100 per day, or $36,500 per year, in retirement income, according to a U.S. News analysis of Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics data.  

Durham the home of Duke University and Duke University Hospital, is known for its high-tech research and development. Median housing costs for older homeowners are $1,420 with a mortgage and $456 without one.  

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