FHCE professor quoted in article about retirement

September 8th, 2014 Author: Cal Powell  |  706-542-3536  |  More about Cal
Contact: John Grable  |  706-542-4758  | More about John

John Grable, the Athletic Association Endowed Professor within the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, is quoted in a piece on retirement published by Wallet Hub.

The articles lists the top 150 places to retire in the United States.

"Of course, cost of living factors are going to drive the decision for many retirees," Grable says in the article. "However, I think the most important factor is related to socialization and comfort level. You can think of it as 'shared values.' It is more important to find a community in which one shares values, cultural identity and social networks than it is to find the least expensive place to live."

The full article can be viewed here.

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