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West Virginia is third-best state to retire


A national consulting resource service,, named West Virginia the third-best state in the nation to retire in in 2021, topping vacation-destination spots such as Nevada, 4th; South Carolina, 13th; and Hawaii, 27th.

The nationwide study by looked at affordability, quality of life, health care, and the retirement living ratio.

Topping the list were Florida and Texas at one and two. The rest of the top 10 included New Hampshire, 5th; Wyoming 6th; Idaho, 7th; Pennsylvania, 8th; Arizona, 9th; and Oklahoma, 10th.

In its study, said West Virginia homes and senior care communities are affordable with low property and sales taxes, the study said.

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