THE PATIENT: Where to RetireAGE: 20 yearsVITALS: GoodPROGNOSIS: Positive if patient iswilling to make changes.
Who doesnâ€™t harbor dreams of a happy, active retirement in a (choose one): beach house/mountain retreat/golf community/island condo? Even the Magazine Medic, who truly loves his work, imagines one day trashing his toolkit and livinâ€™ easy in a yet-to-be determined paradise.
But where? Cue Where to Retire, a magazine born on a bet that Americaâ€™s aging workers were all busy fantasizing about cloudless climes elsewhere. It was a great idea.
THE PATIENT: SuccessAGE: 114 yearsVITALS: ImprovingPROGNOSIS: Good
The kind of high-profile success that Successâ€™ readers desperately desire has largely eluded the magazine itself over the course of its long life. The title has encountered at least two near-death experiences, yet fought back to publish another day. On that basis alone, some may award this book a medal for its mettle.
The most recent incarnation of the magazine, which emerged from ownershipâ€™s self-induced coma in 2008, shows promise. (Its claimed, unaudited, circulation is 200,000.) It als More...
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