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The personal finance site's latest ranking of the best and worst states for retirement puts our state among the top five best places. Maine comes in at No. 3 after New Hampshire (1) and Colorado (2), with Iowa and Minnesota rounding out the Top 5. Using eight criteria to rate the states, Bankrate gave Maine high marks for health care quality (1), low crime rate (2), prevalence of other senior citizens (2), senior citizens' overall well-being (11) and culture (19). It gave lower marks for taxes (35), cost of living (38) and weather (44).
Do you intend to spend your retirement years in Maine?