Thinking about where you want to live when you retire? Here are three fantastic websites that offer quizzes, data, and tips to help you decide where your ideal place would be.
Sperling's Best Places
Bert Sperling is also known as "the Best Places Guy" and he has spent decades learning about what makes communities and cities most liveable. His popular website is Sperling's Best Places where you can:
- Take a 10 question quiz to find out which places are rated as best matches for you
- Use the Find a Place feature to explore States by zip code, county, city, or metro area
- Read rankings research data in all types of categories including health, safety, affordable retirement and more
- Use the list builder to create a personalized list of best places to retire
- Compare cost of living
- Compare cities
- Compare climates
- Compare crime rates
At the website Livability you'll find articles to help you plan for where you want to live in your retirement years. Dig deeper with your research and learn about trends, changes, amenities, and more by exploring Topics. Search for any city in the United States to get details about population, real estate, health, and more. There are also tips, checklists, and how-to guides on moving.
Take an in depth quiz at FindYourSpot to find recommended places to retire. Your answers will be compared to their information database about America’s best towns and cities in order to create a customized list of the most livable options for you. According to the website, with this tool you’re not going to see the same old places that you see on every "best places" list because your options aren't going to be restricted to large metropolitan areas. At the end of the quiz you will need to create an account to get your results.