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Why U.S. Retirees Are Flocking To These Spots South Of The Border

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 06.24.2015 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

If you've ever been to Mexico, you've probably visited some of its beautiful beaches. But there's a lot more to Mexico than beaches, and if you've never been there or if you are afraid to visit for one reason or another, you are missing out.

Your New Life In Old Mexico For As Little As $38,000

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 12.16.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Xalapa is a rare blend of rich Mexican culture with the energy and spark of a university town. It is supported by modern conveniences but remains old, traditional Mexico with no cultural influence from expats.

How To Live Large In The Most Colorful Paradise For Snowbirds

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 11.17.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

The explosion of foreign retirees moving to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico began in earnest in the 1970s. At the start of that decade, the city had a total estimated population of about 15,000, including 1,000 expats. The expat population increased to about 2,500 by 1990 and then to somewhere between 7,500 and 10,000 today (among a total current-day population of about 75,000).

World's Best Pacific Coastal Retirement Escapes

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 05.14.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

If the retirement lifestyle you're day dreaming about features a view of the Pacific Ocean and the sound of the crashing Pacific surf, the following countries, all boasting long and dramatically beautiful Pacific coastlines, should be on your search list: Nicaragua, Panama, and Mexico. Which could be the best choice for you?

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 Absolute Best Pacific Coast Retirement Spot In 2013

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 09.09.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

No, probably not on a Social Security-only retirement income. But if your retirement budget is a bit bigger, and you've dreamt your whole life of retiring with a view of the crashing Pacific from your terrace, I'd say this could be your number-one right-now choice.

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...