The good news is that New Jersey is not the worst state in America to retire. The not-so-good news is, according to a survey, there are only three worst states to retire in than New Jersey.

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WalletHub compared the 50 states with 47 key indicators of retirement-friendliness, examining affordability, health-related factors and overall quality of life.

If retirement is still a big question mark for you because of finances, this survey suggests you consider relocating to a state that lets you keep more money in your pocket without requiring a drastic lifestyle change.

Anyway you slice it, New Jersey, at #47 on the list, is not that state.

In case you’re wondering, Florida was named the best place to retire, Kentucky is the worst.

See the findings of this survey in detail,and, if you feel like it, tell us about your retirement plans.


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