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Kiplinger’s List of the 10 Best Small Towns to Live In


with Michael DeSenne, Senior Editor, Kiplinger.com


Kiplinger.com is a great resource for special reports on great places to live in that cover everything from affordable housing and zero or low state taxes to employment options, schools and recreation, arts and culture. In this segment, Mike DeSenne shares Kiplinger’s list of Top 10 affordable cities that have a lot going for them – median salaries that are about 40% above America’s average $53,000 per household figure, relatively inexpensive housing, great employment options, good recreation, arts and culture, schools and medical facilities, access to big cities, low crime and above-average education levels. The list includes 4 cities from Texas, 2 from Nebraska and 4 from other parts of the U.S. See why California, New York and other major eastern and western states simply don’t make the cut. These attractive options may just get your relocation or real estate investment juices flowing because they have a lot to offer.

I've been an investment strategist and adviser for over 35 years, leading with a mission of unbiased advice to educate and protect listeners on my weekly radio show on NPR affiliates nationwide. I have been named a “Top 100 Wealth Advisor” by Worth Magazine and “Top Advisor” by Reuters.