If you are considering retiring, you may be trying to find the perfect place to do it, which can be difficult. However, with money possibly being an a potential concern for those on a fixed income, there are still many options throughout the country that will get you where you want to be.
Indiana has a reputation for being a small, rural state whose residents are wild about basketball. While that may be partly true, not many people realize the state's capital, Indianapolis, is the 12th largest city in the United States - larger than San Francisco, Detroit or Boston.
Vermont is a state full of small towns. If the hustle and bustle of urban life has driven you bonkers, where better to tell the moving company to take you than a place where the largest town has fewer than 50,000 people?
"New Mexico: It's not really new, it's not really Mexico," the old joke goes. But that doesn't mean it's not a wonderful place to move. The state is more than arid desert - much of it is actually mountainous, and many of its cities offer spectacular views on clear afternoons.
If you like big buttes and you cannot lie, then maybe Montana is the place for you. The Big Sky State, as it is known, has a remarkable landscape ranging from hills and valleys in the east to mountainous regions in the west.
The Atlantic coast of Maine is known for its jagged shores and quaint lighthouses, lobster fishermen and sailors. From Kittery to Lubec and everything in between, the coast of Maine is a beautiful place to call home.
Kentucky was made the 15th state after separating from Virginia in 1792. Those who live there laud its parks as some of the best in the country. The state is affordable, and its metropolitan areas are excellent for finding jobs.