(FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - South Carolina is among the top 10 best states for military retirees, according to a recent study by WalletHub.
With May being Military Appreciation Month and significant military pension changes having taken effect last year, the personal-finance website released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst States for Military Retirees to help troops plan their years after service.
WalletHub compared 50 states and the District of Columbia across 29 key indicators of retirement-friendliness toward veterans.
The data set ranges from job opportunities for veterans - to housing affordability - to quality of VA hospitals.
Best states for military retirees:
4. New Hampshire
8. South Dakota
10. South Carolina
Worst states for military retirees:
42. New Jersey
46. New Mexico
48. New York
51. District of Columbia
To view the full report and your state or the District's rank, please click here.