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  • Boomers are heading for the bright lights of the big city
  • Boomers are heading for the bright lights of the big city
    Lena Vasiljeva, Creative Commons (2013) ©
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Why are more people retiring to the city?

“I would rather live in a cupboard in Soho than in a mansion in Surrey,” says 50-year-old Vishnia. Urban retirees are embracing life after work as a chance to learn and explore. And owning 80% of the UK's net personal wealth, they can afford to. But what’s driving them to the city?

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