Report: Best and worst states for retirement 2015

Posted at 6:52 AM, Mar 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-23 08:52:18-04

CNN– It’s the “American Dream,” you work hard and save for the perfect retirement but wonder if there’s a “best” place to make that dream a reality. Well, there’s a new report with a list of the best and worst states for those looking to retire.

If you’re looking for the perfect place, a new report from says Americans want more than just sunshine.

Bankrate says it looked at the whole picture — cost of living, taxes, quality of health care, crime rate, overall well being, and of course, the all important weather — to make its list.

According to the report, the best state to retire is Wyoming, followed by Colorado, Utah, Idaho, and Virginia.

The worst? According to the report, Arkansas is at the bottom of the list, under New York, Alaska, West Virginia, and Louisiana.

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