The 10 Best States for Clients to Retire in 2019

These states are the best places for your clients to retire, based on criteria from WalletHub.

As clients come up on retirement, they may come to you for advice on where the best places are to settle into old age. Retirees are looking for the best combination of tax-friendliness, low cost of living, sunny days, cultural attractions and access to quality health care.

Some choices, such as Florida, may be more obvious. The state ranks high for affordability and quality of life. But other states that folks may dream of retiring to, such as California and Hawaii, rank low on the list, with the highest cost of living in the country.

Other choices, such as South Dakota or Wyoming, may surprise you. They have a lower cost of living, better taxes and low crime rates.

WalletHub recently ranked the 50 states on retirement-friendliness across affordability, quality of life and health care. States were scored across 46 metrics, graded on a 100-point scale and weighted. 

Click through for the top 10, along with some relevant data.

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