So you want to retire somewhere on the Eastern seaboard—but you're concerned about the financial aspects of the move.

Maybe it's taxes that worry you, or the high cost (or the availability) of health care, or just the overall cost of living—after all, some of those Eastern states can be pretty pricey, which can pose a challenge to a retiree's cash flow.

You'll be happy to know, then, that Kiplinger has evaluated all 50 states with an eye toward a retiree's needs—and here we offer the seven states it says are the best in the East for those seeking out a retirement home.

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