Where and when to retire are important decisions. You want to be in a location where you can fully enjoy retirement. But you also want to make the most of your money. North Carolina is a constantly growing state offering fantastic collegiate education, job opportunities, and recreational destination. And in 2022, it was named America’s Top State for Business by CNBC. But once you’re done with your working days, should you stay? If you’re looking to retire in North Carolina here’s where you can do it affordably.

The lower-than-average cost of living as well as proximity to both the mountains and the coast make it an ideal place to kick back and relax. Whether you want to immerse yourself in everything a city or town offers, or road trip across the state. You’ll find the perfect location in North Carolina. But which ones make the list of the best places to retire in North Carolina affordably? The folks at Go Banking Rates compiled a list of the top 6 places to retire on $2,500 a month in North Carolina.

Keep reading to see which cities and towns are the most retirement friendly. You can also read the full Go Banking Rates study here.


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