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LOOK: The Top 5 Retirement Havens In The Americas In 2014

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 04.21.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Where is the best place in the world to retire? That's a tricky question to answer, so I suggest coming at this from a different angle. Rather than trying to identify the world's top retirement haven, consider instead who's best suited to retire where.

The World's Quirkiest Place To Retire

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 03.24.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Quirkiest retirement haven in the world? That'd have to be Belize. Belize City's roadways are built around a system of roundabouts (thanks to her British colonizers), but shops alongside them sell rice, beans, and tortillas still ground by hand. Everyone you meet speaks English (it's the country's official language), but this belies the stories of their origins.

Why The World's Top Retirement Haven May Not Be For Everyone

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 11.13.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

The Retire Overseas Index that my Live and Invest Overseas group published this year ranked Panama as the world's top retirement haven. I'm not alone in this idea. For the past half-dozen years at least, this country has been recognized by many as the best place on earth to think about living or retiring overseas.

Part 3 Belize: Nature Lovers Take Note

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

Belize isn't really mountain country, but its offers some impressive rolling hills and highlands, some of the most beautiful of which are in Belize's western-most, largest, and most fertile district -- Cayo.

2 Of The Most Stunning Places To Retire On The Planet

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

Ambergris Caye is Belize's top tourist destination. And it's easy to see why. Turquoise waters, swaying palms... And the longest barrier reef in this hemisphere. The reef system is home to an underwater sinkhole called the Great Blue Hole, and to hundreds of other idyllic islands, snorkel and dive locations. And Ambergris Caye is the jumping off point to it all.

The Perfect Place To Retire On $2,000 A Month

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 11.30.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Mayan ruins, spectacular waterfalls, lush rainforests, exotic wildlife, miles of unspoiled coastline, and the Western Hemisphere's longest barrier reef--a paradise for diving, snorkeling and fishing. Belize is a Caribbean playground that is truly blessed by time, nature and culture.

7 Places You Can Retire For $1,200 Or Less

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 11.19.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

If budget is a top concern, following are seven destinations where you should be focusing your attention. You could live in each of these places on a budget of $1,200 per month or less. (Note, coincidentally, that that's the amount of the average Social Security payment.)

The 6 Best Latin American Countries For A Stress-Free Retirement (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.14.2013 | Fifty

Ever dreamed of retiring to a tropical paradise? With the low cost of living and vibrant expat communities of many countries south of the border, some...

Why You Should Consider Retiring To Belize

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 05.27.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

It's a sunny country where everyone speaks English.

How We Started Over On A Caribbean Island

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 03.25.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Ann and Mike have been living full-time on the island of Ambergris Caye for nearly five years. What do they think now about their decision to start over on a Caribbean isle?

5 Top Overseas Retirement Spots For 2013

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 02.25.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

You can live in one place on a monthly budget of $1,100.