BusinessInsider.com has published the 21 best places in the world where a person should retire. Everything from health needs to finances were factored into the selection. Not surprisingly, all of the top five are in Europe. Only until you get to number 11 on the list do you find Australia - the first non-European nation.
Quality of life: 8.7/10
Norwegians boast the kind of healthy lifestyle and quality of life Americans would dream of. The country scored a full two points higher than the U.S. in financial well-being
Quality of life: 9.2/10
Switzerland has one of the highest qualities of life in the world, but Norwegians are slightly more financially fit.
Quality of life: 7.8/10
Get used to seeing Western European countries like Luxembourg on this list. They make up the entire top 10.
Quality of life: 8.5/10
Sweden's health care system has long been ranked among the highest in the world, which is something for retirees to consider. And in his book, The Flight of the Creative Class, U.S. economist Richard Florida ranks it as one of the most creative environments for works in Europe
Quality of life: 8.3/10
It's no coincidence that No. 5 Austria shares a border with four other countries on this list. Who wouldn't want to retire with a view of the Swiss Alps?