Best Places To Retire on $3,000 a Month or Less

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Many retirees live on strict fixed incomes, especially those who rely heavily on Social Security. As of September, the average monthly Social Security benefit was $1,548 a month, so that means the average couple collecting Social Security would take home $3,096. Although it’s difficult, it is possible to get by on just that amount per month — especially if you are strategic about where you choose to live out your retirement years.

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Whether you want to retire in a big city or a small town, here is your guide to the places where you can live comfortably for $3,000 a month or less.

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Gabrielle joined GOBankingRates in 2017 and brings with her a decade of experience in the journalism industry. Before joining the team, she was a staff writer-reporter for People Magazine and People.com. Her work has also appeared on E! Online, Us Weekly, Patch, Sweety High and Discover Los Angeles, and she has been featured on “Good Morning America” as a celebrity news expert. 
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