Miamism Blog

You are here

Miami Ranks Third in Best Places to Retire

Ines Hegedus-Garcia
ines@miamism.com

Our friends at WalletHub compared the retiree-friendliness of the 150 largest cities in the US.  The data analyzes 40 key metrics including affordability, activities, quality of life and health care - and Miami was number 3!

People plan for retirement at various stages of their lives. But regardless of one’s age, general wisdom has it that planning ahead and as early as possible can help secure a financially cozy retirement. To expand the discussion, we asked a panel of experts to share their advice on various factors that prospective retirees should consider as well as retirement-friendly measures that city leaders can implement.

A comfortable retirement, in today's age, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute's 2017 Retirement Confidence Survey, has to include options to continue working because only 4 out of 10 people in retirement age have little or no retirement savings. The alternative is to move to an area where you can stretch your dollar without sacrificing lifestyle.

Florida took over the top spots with Orlando coming in at number one, followed by Tampa and then Miami.  Please call us if you are considering retiring in Miami or anywhere in South Florida, we would love to assist you in your decision.  

 


Recent Posts

According to Forbes and Biz2Credit, Miami knocked off New York City from the top spot for small business growth in 2019.  The selection was based on analysis of nearly 30,000 companies that applied for small business... more

How is the Keystone Point Real Estate Market Doing? There are currently 50 Keystone Point homes for sale: (compared to 47 in March) Highest priced listing: $5,195,000 for the bay-front corner lot at 12600 Biscayne Bay Dr... more

Pick-up time at the kids' school is where you find out everything that is going on in the community.  Those few minutes at the parking lot, before the children rush out of school is where you hear who is starting  new... more

Miami Summer Camp List You request it every year and we listen. Here's a list of Miami Summer Camps from Key Biscayne to Miami Shores. Please note: WE ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH ANY OF THESE CAMPS. This means that if you want... more

Our Twitter

What is the Value of my Home?

Obtain a free personalized home pricing report.