Not sure about the best places to retire? eRetirements was created to help answer the difficult question that thousands ask themselves daily:
Our free 20 question quiz will help us learn about your interests and preferences. After that we'll tell you what area we think would be a perfect fit for you.
After decades of hard work, the once distant goal of retirement is now approaching us on the horizon. For most of us, it is the single greatest opportunity to relocate to an area that will present us with a chance to reinvent ourselves in an adventurous way.
However, after forming close bonds with our jobs, friends, and community, uprooting our lives and discovering a new location can be a daunting task. It is because of this that we all spend a great deal of time trying to answer a seemingly simple question: Where should I retire?
A Gallup-Healthways study that ranked states by how happy their older residents are put Hawaii at the top of its list, followed by Arizona, New Hampshire and North Dakota. The state with the lowest well-being ranking for older adults was West Virginia.
The report is based on data submitted from over 100,000 interviews with people age 55 and older aimed at capturing how Americans feel and experience their day-to-day lives. The five elements of well-being used were: purpose, social, financial, community and physical health.
Hawaii led the nation in purpose, community and physical...
“I couldn’t imagine how difficult this process would have been without eRetirements. The site was a one stop shop for me, from identifying my perfect retirement location to visiting and then buying a home in Wilmington, North Carolina. I couldn’t be happier with the choice!”-Marc, retired in Wilmington, NC.
“We were so tired of reading all of these “Top 10 places to retire” lists and not finding anything we liked. eRetirements found the best place to retire for us based on what we wanted, and we absolutely love it."-Jill, retired in Bellingham, WA.