When it comes time for retirement, retirees can choose where they want to live, how much money they need and whether to reduce their retirement costs.
How long will you have to enjoy your golden years? This is one aspect of retirement that is really out of their control.
No retiree can completely determine their health and lifespan as much as they wish they had that kind of power.
We can eat healthily and exercise, yes, but studies have shown that differences in health care, pollution, weather and other regional factors are important for longevity.
According to data from the US Census Bureau, life expectancy after age 65 is 18.5 years. Here's a look at 7 top states where life expectancy after age 65 is at least 19 years.
Is Maine one of your mainstays? Portland, Maine's largest city, is one of the most beautiful places to retire in America.
What do you think about Colorado? Perhaps think about going hiking in the clear mountain air? Maybe those outdoor activities help keep Colorado's life expectancies so high.
The Mayo Clinic in Rochester was recently ranked as the best hospital in the country. Maybe That's Why Minneapolis Is One of the Best Places to Retire.
This may not have surprised the Golden Girls, but of seven of the best places to retire on the East Coast, Florida's cities fill four. Is The Sunshine State Calling Your Name?
Living in beautiful Washington state doesn't come cheap. But in the evergreen state, the situation is improving for the elderly citizens as well.
Oregon has stunning scenery and lots of outdoor activities, but make sure your retirement fund is well stocked, as Oregon also turned up on the list of the worst states for retirees.
Retirees in New Hampshire have experienced the second biggest improvement in average Social Security benefits over the past decade.