As of 2015, the top three states for retirement are West Virginia at number three, Florida at number two and Delaware at number one, according to Kiplinger. These states have features that are important to seniors, such as affordability, low crime rates, large senior populations and low tax rates.
Some of the best states for retirement based on several criteria, including weather and economy, in order of preferenceaccording to MoneyRate and the American Association of Retired People (AARP), are Hawaii, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, Virginia, Colorado, Florida and New Mexico. Other states on the AARP
Bella Vista, Arkansas, is a good place for retirement, according to Money. This judgment is based on the town's cost of living and available recreation, which includes numerous golf courses, tennis courts, swimming pools and shooting ranges.
There is no single month that is the best to retire, though many experts believe January and December are the most beneficial. The two biggest factors that can influence when it is best for an individual to retire are paying taxes and receiving Social Security benefits.
Medical retirement refers to U.S. military personnel who retire from the service due to a medical condition that makes them unfit for duty, according to Nolo. Medical retirement pay is based on a person's years of service and military disability rating.
"How to Retire Happy: The 12 Most Important Decisions You Must Make Before You Retire" is a guide to retirement planning. It was written by Stan Hinden, a retired Washington Post financial reporter. The book explores his own journey through retirement and provides sound financial advice.
Car retirement programs, such as those in California and Texas, pay people to surrender cars with poor emissions systems, or provide vouchers toward the purchase of new vehicles, as of 2015. Vehicles must meet several eligibility criteria to qualify for the programs.
A disability retirement is offered to employees who are no longer able to work on account of an illness or an injury. It is typically offered only after the employer exhausts all other options to retain the employee in a productive capacity.
A retirement fund is a deposit account that is funded by an individual's retirement and disability contributions. This account is then used to pay out annuities when the account owner has retired. Most employed individuals contribute to their retirement fund by having money deducted from each payche
Popular retirement jokes include one-liners such as "Regular naps prevent old age, especially if you take them while driving" or "Why do retirees smile all the time? Because they can't hear a word you're saying." Popular retirement jokes often focus on the fact that the retiree is getting old.