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New list names Maryland as worst state in the US to retire

This feels aggressive, but okay.

Apparently Maryland is the “worst” place to retire in the United States.

A new list from Moneywise notes the state’s great golfing, beaches, and proximity to major cities, but cited congested roads, surprise tornadoes and winter storms from the Atlantic as a reason not to retire there.

Moneywise also pointed to the state’s high cost of living, taxes on IRAs and above-average health care costs.

“Retirees in Maryland are bound to be crabby,” Moneywise wrote, citing Kiplinger.

Below are the top 5 worst states to retire in, per Moneywise's list.

  1. Maryland
  2. New York
  3. New Mexico
  4. Louisiana
  5. Rhode Island

Check out the whole list here.

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