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One Couple's Enviable Retirement Life South Of The Border

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 12.26.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

One of the biggest appeals of life in Nicaragua for Darrell and Amy is the cost of living. The couple lives very well on about $2,000 a month. They have two vehicles and a maid. They eat out often. They travel.

Retire On A Budget In The Most Romantic City In The Americas

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 11.26.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

I felt like a schoolgirl playing hooky. We awoke early Friday morning, dressed, ate, and then, instead of heading to the office, we took off for the a...

LOOK: World's 2 Best Budget Retirement Destinations

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 04.16.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Cuenca, Ecuador, and Granada, Nicaragua, are beautiful and authentic Spanish-colonial cities, both founded in the 1500s. They are also currently two of the best places to think about retiring overseas on a budget.

Why This Former War Zone Is Emerging As A Top Retirement Haven

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 02.14.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

While both Granada and Nicaragua historically have been and can still be short on amenities, they have always been long on heart. I discovered this country was pulling herself up by the bootstraps.

Why This Nice Vermont Couple Retired To Nicaragua

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 04.01.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

'What in the world is a nice, retirement-aged couple from Vermont doing building condominiums in Granada, Nicaragua?' Jay Snyder gets that question a lot.

5 More Top Overseas Retirement Spots For 2013

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 03.05.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

As we find ourselves today at the start of a brand-new year, that's a question worth asking yourself -- it's not only possible but easier today than you might ever imagine to launch the retirement adventure of your fondest day dreams almost anywhere on earth that appeals to you.