ranks Auburn a best place to retire - WRBL ranks Auburn a best place to retire

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According to a news release,Auburn is once again getting media attention for its quality of life. has ranked Auburn on its list of Top 25 Best Places to Retire in 2014. Forbes cited a cost of living that is 11% below the national average as a factor in the ranking. Other quality-of-life factors considered by Forbes include a strong economy, warm climate, housing prices and a low crime rate.

Other recent rankings include:, a real estate web site, recently placed Auburn at number one on its list of Top Ten Best Places in Alabama. The firm pointed to Auburn’s short commute time, low student-to-teacher ratio and high median household value as factors that launched Auburn to the top of the list. ranked Auburn/Opelika in the top 50 on its 2013 list of "Smartest Cities," based on data collected from users of their "cognitive training exercises."

Sarah Panko

Sarah is the anchor/ producer for News Three First Edition at 5/4 central time. She also brings you the latest Consumer Reports on the Nightwatch at 11/10 central. More>>

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