Sunday, May 07, 2017 11:55 PM

CHATTANOOGA AND SURROUNDING AREAS ARE TOP DRAWS FOR RETIREES

During a cold January weekend a couple of years ago, Matt and Kelly Rozanski were looking for something to do and, on a whim, decided to go to a nearby Ideal Living Resort and Retirement expo in Schaumburg, Illinois, to find out about some warmer places to visit or live. They were eager to leave the high taxes and cold weather of Illinois winters behind and began reviewing the array of resorts and developments highlighted at the show from around the country, many on golf courses, lakes or oceanfront properties. More Info Among the Best Places to Retire Southern Living magazine, the Kiplinger Letter and Money magazine have all highlighted Chattanooga and Tennessee as among the best places to retire in, citing the region's relatively low cost of living and tax rates, its moderate climate and its scenic beauty. "Can't decide between living near the mountains or the water? Chattanooga won't make you choose; gorgeous mountains beckon and the Tennessee River flows directly through downtown," Southern Living said in picking Chattanooga among seven of the best cities to retire in. In 2015, Money magazine identified Chattanooga as among 20 "retiree havens," praising the Scenic City for its thriving arts scene, ...

News source: Times Free Press

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