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A Turnkey Retirement Plan In This City Of Eternal Springtime

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 02.17.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

If you're considering future retirement in Cuenca yourself, you could invest in an apartment today, at today's prices, then rent it out until you're ready to use it yourself. Don't bother furnishing it now. Instead make it available for long-term tenants.

THIS May Be The World's Most Fabulous Place To Retire On A Budget

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 08.12.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Many retirement destinations are promoted on the basis that they're 'just like the United States'... touted for the fact that living there you'd be in familiar surroundings. That's not the case with Cuenca, Ecuador. Walking these cobblestoned streets past the historic Spanish architecture and the old colonial churches, you know that you're not in Kansas anymore.

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.

Another Very Good New Reason To Retire To Ecuador

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 03.17.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

The Ecuador government has made a decision that is very good news for would-be retirees overseas and one more reason this country is one of the best places in the world to think about settling in for retirement.

The Best Reasons For Living Out Your Golden Years Overseas

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Those facing Catch-55 approach the end of their careers, meaning no need to worry about a move overseas limiting your career options. So why not see if you could get an overseas assignment? I'd say all -- well, maybe nearly all -- workers could benefit from an overseas job, whether they face Catch-55 or not.

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 Best-Kept Retirement Secret South Of The Border

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 11.04.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

The bottom line is that charming little Loja is no backwater. It's modern and convenient and offers full-city services, all at a remarkably low price. Yet, at the same time, Loja retains a cultural richness that makes it unique in Ecuador and an exceedingly pleasant place to be.

Is This The World's Most Beautiful City To Retire?

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 09.01.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

For the fifth year in a row, International Living has chosen Ecuador as the #1 retirement destination in the world. And for good reason.

How I Found My Dream Retirement Locale

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 04.29.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Retiring beyond Cleveland was one thing. Retiring overseas was something else entirely, an idea that, when she began planning for her retirement, didn't even occur to Alice.

Which Country Is The Best Place To Retire In 2013?

Posted 01.04.2013 | Fifty

Retiring overseas has captured the imagination and attention of post 50s looking for adventure and affordability in their next home. The low cost of l...

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.