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Moving Overseas

International Relocation Success in 6 Steps

Sharon Swift | Posted 12.01.2014 | Travel
Sharon Swift

Firstly, and crucially, assess whether the move is right for you. An international move can be exciting but daunting. Moving from family and friends, upsetting your immediate family life -- you might feel guilty and worry about missing out. This is natural.

Help! My Spouse Doesn't Want To Retire Overseas

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 04.07.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

A spouse who's not in favor of discovering what life might be like somewhere else can be a deal-breaker for the idea altogether. You can't very well pack your better half's suitcase for him (or her), take him by the hand, and lead him out the door (as we did with our then 8-year-old daughter when she made it clear, on the eve of our planned departure for Ireland years ago, that she was not on board with the whole moving-to-a-new-country thing).

WATCH: This Couple Moved To Ecuador, And Now U.S. Stores Give Them Panic Attacks

Posted 11.01.2013 | Healthy Living

When Dan Prescher and Suzan Haskins moved to Ecuador, they soon realized that they were able to stretch their money a lot further than in the U.S. But...

How To Learn A New Language No Matter What Your Age

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

When we first moved to Latin America, back in 2001, our Spanish language skills were minimal. We had what we call 'restaurant and taxi' Spanish, allowing us to get where we were going (usually a restaurant) and order our food once we got there.

9 Reasons Not To Retire Overseas (And Why They Don't Matter)

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 12.02.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

You could launch a more comfortable, more interesting, safe, pleasant, even adventure-filled life in a number of places around the world on a budget of as little as $1,200 per month or less. In some parts of Panama, Colombia, Thailand, Nicaragua, Malaysia, and Ecuador, for example, you could live comfortably on a budget of less than $1,000 per month. I'd be surprised if you can't afford that.

The World's Most Affordable Places To Retire

MoneyWatch | ILYCE GLINK | Posted 09.05.2013 | Fifty

Americans who dream of a retirement filled with sandy beaches, temperate weather and colorful local life may have another thing coming. That's beca...

Want To Retire Overseas? Here Are The 6 Most Expat-Friendly Destinations

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 07.20.2013 | Fifty

Retiring overseas may seem like a dream come true, but many people worry about making friends in foreign countries, far from loved ones. But they need...

Ultimate Outsourcing: Americans Abroad

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

It's being called the ultimate outsourcing: Americans looking for jobs overseas. This role reversal may seem scary, but it reflects the future of global commerce.