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4 Of The Most Beautiful Beaches In The Caribbean

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 02.10.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

One of Panama's greatest assets is its beachfront. This is a little country with two long coasts and several clusters of outlying islands ... meaning lots of different beaches. Here are my top picks, depending on your agenda, based on more than 15 years of scouting in this country.

Here's The Real Reason You Should Retire Overseas

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 01.20.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Peg came to Panama for the sun, the sea, the sand, and the affordable cost of it all. Once on the scene, she put herself out there. She made an effort to become part of the community where she'd chosen to base herself.

How Retiring To Rural Panama Changed My Outlook On Life

Peg Fairbairn | Posted 12.04.2015 | Fifty
Peg Fairbairn

A $20 soccer ball changed my life. Or at least my attitude toward life. Here's how.

This European Paradise Is THE Place To Retire

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 07.20.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Central America is recognized as the place to shop for a top retirement option if you're retiring on a budget. Indeed, a retiree's nest egg can stretch far in this accessible, sunny, and affordable region. But here's news: A retiree's nest egg can stretch just as far right now in Portugal.

The Perfect Beach To Retire In Latin America

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 05.20.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

On the golden coast of Panama's Azuero Peninsula sits the town of Pedasi, large enough so you could actually live there yet small enough to make you feel like an active stakeholder in a thriving community.

How One Retired Couple Started A New Life In Panama

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 06.24.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Two-and-a-half years ago, Peg Fairbairn and April Hess moved, together, from Texas to Panama. Here's their story, in their own words...

6 Things To Know Before Retiring To Panama

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 06.10.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Panama has been recognized for more than a decade as one of the world's top choices for retirement. This is truer today than ever, for all the reasons you've likely read about.

Why Panama Is Still One Of The World's Best Retirement Spots

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 03.23.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

I first recommended Panama as a top choice for living, retiring, investing, and doing business overseas more than 15 years ago, and I'm more bullish on this country's prospects and the opportunities it offers today than ever.

The 10 Valuable Lessons I Learned From 17 Years Living Abroad

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 03.07.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Seventeen years living overseas, first in Ireland, then France, now Panama, have taught me... 1. Patience ... the kind of patience you learn doing time.

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 Country Named The World's Best Place To Retire

InternationalLiving.com | Posted 03.23.2014 | Fifty
InternationalLiving.com

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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.

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.

10 Things You Should Know About Retiring To Panama

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 11.11.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

For the past decade or longer, Panama has been recognized as one of the world's top retirement havens, top offshore havens, and top tax havens. And, still, today, no question -- Panama remains one of the best places in the world to think about living or retiring overseas. However, today's Panama is a very different place from the Panama of 10 years ago.

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.

Panama Offers Six Top Retirement Havens In One

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 02.11.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

For the potential retiree, Panama offers big and unequaled advantages. There's warm weather year-round and lots of sunshine; a low cost of living that gets lower the farther you travel outside Panama City; and a foreign-resident-friendly tax system, meaning it's possible to live and do business here 100 percent Panama tax-free.