Folks know I’m biased towards West Coast living due to the weather, diversity, food, culture, and employment opportunities. Places like Portland, Seattle, LA, San Jose, and San Francisco are blowing up due to the tech boom. I did live in Virginia and New York from 1991 – 2001, so I do have perspective.
Despite all the job opportunities, it turns out the East Coast, the Midwest, and the Southern states dominate the retirement savings leaderboard according to aggregate data collected from Personal Capital’s 850,000+ user base. Let’s have a look at the data!