Louisiana in Bottom 10 On List of ‘Best States to Retire’ In
How is a state called "Sportsman's Paradise" not a great place to retire?
Retirement. How much have you thought about it? I'm sure you've given plenty of thought to the idea of not working and finally being able to do what you want with your time. However, how much have you thought about location, activities, and where your dollar stretches the furthest?
I've always felt that my last breath would be drawn on a beach somewhere. And the more remote, the better. After all, living rogue on an island probably doesn't cost too much. Of course, there is always the option of retiring in the states.
Recently, WalletHub compiled a list of the top states to retire in across the nation.
Their list comes from analyzing factors that contribute to a successful retirement. Things like affordability, health-related factors, and quality of life. These are the things that can make a state retirement-friendly or not.
Louisiana doesn't seem to be too retirement-friendly.
WalletHub has Louisiana in the bottom 10 on the list at number 42. Despite that ranking, we're actually one of the best states when it comes to the cost of in-home services. However, Louisiana struggled in other categories like life expectancy. Hey, at least we'll go eating delicious food.