We recently reported and later editorialized about how a national trade association for the home security system ranked
SmartAsset.com, a financial planning website for everything from student loans to retirement finances, based its indexed rankings on three factors: state and local taxes -- income and sales; the number of doctors offices per 1,000 people, recreation centers per 1,000 people and senior centers per 1,000 people; and the number of seniors in each area as a percentage of population. In ranking first,
Such rankings, as we have cautioned in the past, have to be taken with at least a little skepticism, however, and shouldn't be used as a basis for important decisions about your life, such as where you will live. Certainly,
One person posted on our Sun Bel Air Facebook page that
Town officials have all kinds of walking and biking amenities built into their sustainability plan, but again, there are many people because of age or physical condition who can't bike or walk to places, either. If we're going to find one major fault with
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