Retirement; like your parents, but way cooler
In 1991 Billy and Akaisha Kaderli retired at the age
of 38. Now, into their 4th decade of this
financially independent lifestyle, they invite you
to take advantage of their wisdom and experience.
Where to Retire in the U.S.? 5 Ideal Spots to Live
From Fort Myers in Florida to Sarasota to
South Carolina, there are several
best towns for retirees across the U.S. to reside. When it comes to planning
a retirement specifically an early retirement, one has to consider plenty of
things including financial situation, social security, friendly neighborhood,
medical facilities, easy commute, living cost, weather-related concerns,
investments, pensions, and daily needs like shopping.
Here I’m going to list down a few ideal
spots that are suitable to retire in the U.S. in 2021:
Pensacola is an ideal beach location to reside in after retirement as it is
affordable and full of beautiful scenes. Two well-known beaches, Perdido Key and
Pensacola Beach are available in Florida. This place has to offer wildlife
experience, including rays, flamingos, birds, dolphins, turtles, etc. Besides,
people get to experience other things like Gulf Island, military forts, and
It wouldn’t be wrong here to mention that
this spot has always been No. 1 on the list when it comes to a cost-effective
residential location for retirees. This place is nearby the Alabama border and
also has to offer easy access to the Gulf of Mexico.
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Michigan has an average population of
1,050,440 with a 20% share of the population having age 60+. Typically, the
monthly mortgage cost in this area is $1,253. And median monthly rent is around
Grand Rapids has to offer a very thriving
artistic community. It is because this place holds multiple art museums,
including Grand Rapids Art Museum. People who are into art usually love to
reside here. The city also has to offer other attractive spots to enjoy like
Sculpture Park and Frederik Meijer Gardens.
This place has an average population of
552,043 with a 24% share of the population having age 60+. The monthly mortgage
cost in this area is $1,204, and the monthly rental is approximately $802.
Chattanooga is also named “Gig City.” It is because Chattanooga was the first
city in the USA that had to offer gigabit internet speed to its resident users
back in 2010. And proudly this place has maintained its reputation and is still
investing in high-speed internet to provide comfort to its residents. Many tech
companies, startup businesses, venture capital firms, and tech entrepreneurs are
attracted to this place. Besides, this place is advantageous in terms of the
affordable cost of living.
Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas
The average population of this area is
approximately 7,255,028 and a 16% share of the population is held by people age
60+. Normally, $1,688 is the monthly mortgage cost and $1,085 is the monthly
rental expense of residing here. This place has to offer great medical
facilities and medical centers like UT Southern Medical Center.
A wide range of job opportunities here
indeed gets to draw the attention of young people. But, it is also considered
the best location for retirees. During 2019-2020, this place gained 16,369 new
residents. The housing cost is quite reasonable here and hence easy for retirees
Huntsville, Ala. has roughly 190,501 city
population with a 15.20% share of population for age 65+. The cost of living for
retirees here is 6.1% low when compared with the national average. This state is
very tax-friendly for retirees and considers one of the cheapest places to
reside after retirement.
Huntsville is an ideal spot in northern
Alabama. This place is home to
Space Flight Center. The population of Huntsville holds a highly educated
population. Besides, this place has cultural attractions like outdoor recreation
parks, sculpture trails, nice beaches, plenty of Golf clubs, and a symphony
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