Tennessee rated best state for retirees

Tennessee rated best state for retirees


KNOXVILLE (WATE) - If you've ever thought about moving for retirement, you won't have to go very far to find the top-rated locations.

Tennessee has been named the best state for retirees by Bankrate.com.

The ranking looked at cost of living, climate and access to health care.

The Southeast dominates the list with Louisiana, Kentucky and Mississippi ranking second, fourth and fifth respectively.

South Dakota is the only state outside the region in the top five, ranking third.

Alaska and Oregon were named the two worst states for retirement.

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