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New study ranks best places to retire

Published On: May 06 2013 10:28:08 PM EDT

Many people have ideas on where they want to retire.  A study by Bankrate.com says our area is among the best places for retirees.

     According to their analysis, Tennessee tops the list of the best places to retire.  Researchers focused on areas including crime rates, cost of living, access to medical care, taxes and climate.

     The Volunteer state is followed by Louisiana, South Dakota, Kentucky, Mississippi, Virginia, West Virginia, Alabama, Nebraska and North Dakota.