The 5 best -- and worst -- cities for retirees

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    Are you ready to retire and, if so, where should you retire?

    Those questions are being posed to a growing number of Americans, as the nation's population ages.

    U.S. worker confidence in their ability to afford a comfortable retirement has climbed back up from the record lows seen during the depths of the Great Recession. But the latest annual survey from the Employee Benefit Research Institute says a "sizeable percentage of workers" have virtually no savings or investments to put towards their retirements; while many others are postponing retirement for financial reasons.

    Of course, where you live can make a big difference in how your golden years unfold. And with that in mind the WalletHub personal finance website has released its 2015 list of the Best and Worst U.S. Cities, when it comes to retirement.

    The site compared the retirement-friendliness of America's 150 largest cities by using a series of metrics to determine its score on four specific factors: Affordability, activities, quality of life and health care. It also ranked each of those factors from 1 (the best) to 150 (the worst).

    Click ahead for a look at the top and bottom five cities.