You’ve paid your dues, you’ve worked your entire life and now it’s time to enjoy retirement, but you really don’t want to spend all your savings on the move, so let’s look at the 10 best places to retire in Florida on a budget.
If you’re looking to move to a new home far away from home, to start anew in a warm place that’s just perfect for you, then Florida is a great candidate. Where in Florida, however, is another story altogether and there are various elements at play here.
On one hand, the cost of living needs to be rather low since you have to manage your money a lot better now that there’s no steady salary coming in. Then, it’s important that the housing costs are low, taxes won’t break your back and transportation won’t make you want to close yourself off inside your home and never come out.
In order to create our list today we took a look at Sperling’s BestPlaces which manages data from The Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Council for Community and Economic Research, as well as CareerTrends to check on the cost of living index to tell you just how expensive it’s going to be to live in these new locations. We created our ranking based on the cost of living in these major Florida places and exposed to you just where exactly you’d save more and in what instances you’d end up paying more than the national average. Don’t forget to check our article on best places to retire in Florida on social security also.
Without further ado, here are the 10 best places to retire in Florida on a budget.