Yes, warm-weather states are in general the best places to which to retire in the U.S. And Florida—as always—is on the list. But the Sunshine State is no longer the absolute best place for retirees, according to research just completed by TopRetirements.com. That title now belongs (Pull up a rocking chair and a glass of Jack and cola if you want) to Tennessee.
That’s right; retirees might consider waltzing first to the Volunteer State for their golden years, according to John Brady, the president of TopRetirements.com. Why? Well, Tennessee ranked highest among all 50 states based on Brady’s analysis of such factors as taxes on all types of income (Tennessee taxes only interest and dividends), property taxes, climate, cost of living and senior health-care costs.
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