Best states for retirement

Published On: May 06 2013 09:50:02 AM CDT   Updated On: May 06 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Think you know which states are best for retirees? Think again.

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Not only does Colorado offer much milder winters, but its residents also benefit from high quality healthcare and a lower-than-average tax burden. Plus, its residents are among the most content in the country, according to an annual survey by Gallup of general well-being. One downside: The cost of living is higher than in 28 other states.

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