Fla. ranks No. 1 as ‘Best state for military retirees’

NEW YORK – May 22, 2018 – On May 21, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2018’s Best & Worst States for Military Retirees, which ranked Florida as the best state in the U.S. for retired veterans.

WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 27 key indicators of retirement-friendliness toward veterans. The data set ranges from job opportunities for veterans to housing affordability to quality of Veterans Administration (VA) hospitals.

Besides finishing first overall, Florida ranked 11th in veterans per capita, sixth in number of VA health facilities per number of veterans, 12th in veteran job opportunities, sixth in number of VA benefits-administration facilities per number of veterans, and ninth in tax-friendliness.

Source: Florida Trend (05/21/18)

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