North Carolina is the ultimate retirement destination for affordable living and a rich quality of life. The state retirement site, RetireNC.com, has a lot of helpful information about retiring to NC. In addition, the site provides helpful resources like an expense calculator which assists you in determining the difference in costs of living between where you are moving from and where you are moving to. There is an extensive FAQ page that helps answer all your tax questions - property, pension, social security - as well as questions about housing and healthcare. All of these resources and tools are also linked above.
Already decided you're retiring to JoCo? Visit our relocation section, which has many resources to help with your move and the settling-in process. You will find information on cable, utilities, local banks, voting, things to do, events, and more! You will also find classes available at Johnston Community College, or local civic groups in need of volunteers if you are seeking to stay active in retirement. If you haven't quite made up your mind yet and want to plan a discovery visit, click for our suggested weekend itinerary with special offers from several our of tourism partners...the welcome mat is out in JoCo!