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Retire to Nicaragua

Why Nicaragua Is A Better Retirement Choice Than Costa Rica

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 11.19.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Nicaragua, long hidden behind the image of her picaresque president, is finally emerging as a top retirement and vacation hotspot. We've been making the case for Nicaragua for years. Why do I think things could finally be turning around for this beautiful but misunderstood country with so much to offer?

Retire In Style To This Latin American Paradise For Just $1,200 A Month

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 06.13.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

For tourists, Nicaragua is an absolute bargain. The super low cost of everything attracts backpackers, of course, but it also attracts others looking for a high-quality vacation at a bargain price. The country now boasts legitimately four-star hotels that charge nothing like four-star prices.

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...

How To Reinvent Yourself And Find Work-Life Balance By Retiring Overseas | Posted 06.12.2014 | Fifty

A former video technician who used to spend long hours at a stressful job, Lee Greenberg is now a freelance consultant doing a little bit of everything, putting his expat experience to work in Nicaragua.

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?

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.

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.)

One Of The Best Places In The World To Retire

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 05.09.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

I'd be arrested for taking videos while driving in the States... but this is Nicaragua, and I couldn't pass up the opportunity.

Why Not Everyone Wants To Retire To Costa Rica

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 04.08.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Retiring overseas is both a science and an art. The decision for if or where to relaunch and reinvent your life overseas at this stage should be made with your head, yes, but also your heart.

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.