If you are planning to retire soon, is Georgia on your mind? If not, it really should be. It’s not just the sunny, warm weather that makes people flock to the Peach State. Georgia has a lot going for it, particularly for retirees who desire to stretch their income and get the most bang for their buck. Georgia is very tax-friendly, especially for retirees So much so, that Kiplinger Magazine rated it #5 on it’s list of 10 Most Tax-Friendly States for Retirees. Here are some interesting statistics to keep in mind:

Georgia has a low cost of living Especially if you are from the west coast or the northeastern parts of the country, you’ll find the cost of living in Georgia to be almost shockingly friendly on your wallet. Consider the following:

Georgia’s culture, scenic terrain and travel options abound Georgia’s towns and cities cater well to retirees. The state is famous for its wonderful southern hospitality and incredibly rich history. With gorgeous mountains to the north, the beaches of the Atlantic to the east and multiple, large fresh-water lakes (like our very own Lake Oconee!), it meets the needs of many outdoor enthusiasts. Even if you love the excitement of city life, nearby Atlanta will have you covered. And if you love to travel, the Atlanta airport is one of the best and most efficient in the nation. What’s even better is that it is located less than 1.5 hours away from Harbor Club! With so many irresistible reasons to retire in Georgia, it would be worth your while to check it out. And while you’re here, be sure to stop by and visit us. We’d love to show you around! Who knows, you may just find your very own charming Georgia dream home to retire to, here at Harbor Club on Lake Oconee.