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View Poll Results: Where would you like your retirement home to be?
In The Hills 35 43.21%
Close to a beach 10 12.35%
In a city 4 4.94%
In a village 11 13.58%
I am happy where I am now 12 14.81%
Abroad 1 1.23%
Others: Please specify in the thread 8 9.88%
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Old 25th March 2010, 16:42   #16
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I have opted for city. After getting used to bustling life in cities I don't think one can move to any village or hill to spend their remaining life.
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Old 25th March 2010, 16:54   #17
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Mine will be a small town, where-in I will be owning and operating a small hotel-restaurant kinda stuff Else it will be a good restaurent on a highway where-in people will come while their travels, sit and relax

You know my plans very well Dheeraj.
Actually yes, this will be one of the biggest business opportunities coming up in India considering the way roads are developing. We badly need some good restaurant chains who operate across India with good parking facility, amenities and a standard menu. Hope some of the existing eatery chains will take it up soon.

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Old 25th March 2010, 17:07   #18
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Wherever it is, it's not gonna be a City for sure. I'm really getting bored of this stupid city life. Would love to live in a quaint small village on the sloppy base of a mountain, may be a small stream flowing close by with a wooden/stone bridge on it ;-). If not that then my home in my native village is there anyway.
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Old 25th March 2010, 17:12   #19
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Time to invest in land next to small streams in villages of Kerala, Karnataka and Maharashtra.

You guys know whom to contact when you had enough of the rat race.
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Old 25th March 2010, 17:13   #20
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A small village on some hill close to a beach not far away from any city would be just fine for me. (and I voted for Hills).

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Old 25th March 2010, 17:22   #21
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We are in a Tropical country, so,
Its going to be Hills for the summer and beach in Winter. City In between, so medical attention is also readily available.
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Old 25th March 2010, 21:33   #22
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Positively in Joshimath in uttaranchal near our Holy Shrine SHRI HEMKUNT SAHIB. It is a army base camp also.
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Shimla is a dream, Kodaikanal is more practical.

However I'd like to stay in a retirement community rather than take it on as an adventure.

Right now my dad and mom are in that market not me.
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Old 25th March 2010, 21:42   #24
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@clevermax, A few years back I realized it's not worth being in a rat race to build your retirement if you are not enjoying your present.

I am pretty ok working only 30 hrs a week for next 20 years and enjoying life even if I have to slog 60 hrs a week in the latter part.
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@clevermax, A few years back I realized it's not worth being in a rat race to build your retirement if you are not enjoying your present.
I am pretty ok working only 30 hrs a week for next 20 years and enjoying life even if I have to slog 60 hrs a week in the latter part.
Yes I got your point.
But I am working more than 30 hours a week, that's okay even if it is 40 or 50 I don't care much. The problem is that I am working with people sitting in the other side of the globe and most of my evenings are gone in status meetings and stuff like that! I like to work with people in my timezone! (+/- 4 hours )

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Old 26th March 2010, 10:07   #26
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In the hill overlooking a beach and a village .
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Old 26th March 2010, 10:48   #27
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In my farm house which is near to city.
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Old 26th March 2010, 11:07   #28
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This place would do great as a retirement home. LOL


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Wow thanks shan2nu for showing this place.this place is truly the heaven for a retired automobile freak.Would love to retire here!!
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Old 26th March 2010, 11:49   #29
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Somewhere close to nature outside Thane but within approachable distance. Would like to have my own row house with small piece of land where I can do a bit of farming for my survival
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How many of you have already started thinking about retirement?
I did think, but eventually decided I'll never retire. Seriously . The only change will be lesser working hours in a week once I'm over 60. So that I can spend a whole lot of time with the family, kids, grand-kids and CARS!

Maybe work only 6 hours a day once I'm a senior citizen.

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Mine would be close to a beach, with a small shack, which I hope to run. Of course, if a vehicle has T-Bhp sticker, they will get discount :-)
Good one. Though, by then, paper stickers will probably be passe. Every car would be wearing a wafer-thin LCD sticker with a customisable Team-BHP message perhaps?
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