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Carroll ranked as one of best places to retire in Maryland

Carroll ranked as one of best places to retire in Maryland

Carroll County is a good place to retire — the second-best county to do so in Maryland, in fact — according to a new ranking by financial analysis website. After combining the four measures of median household wealth, cost of living, Social Security income and income tax as a percentage of gross income into a Retirement Readiness Index, Carroll scored a 62.60, behind first-place Howard County with 74.54 and ahead of Calvert's 59.74. Carroll also ranked 44th nationally, according to SmartAsset Managing Editor AJ Smith. "It really has to do with a combination of factors; being able to save for retirement and having enough to be able to spend in retirement," she...

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