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Where To Retire If You Want To Live 'The Good Life'

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 12.02.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Friends returned recently from an extended stay in Thailand. They'd also recently spent time on the west coast of the United States (Los Angeles, Portland, and Seattle) and a month in Paris. Their conclusion? That at street level Paris costs roughly double the west coast of the United States. The United States in turn costs roughly double Bangkok or Chiang Mai in Thailand.

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.

6 Best Places To Retire Overseas If You're Gay

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

The unfortunate reality is that retirees who also happen to be gay face an additional challenge when trying to identify the best place in the world to retire overseas, for parts of the world are much more gay-friendly than others and, some places, being gay is simply not allowed; it's illegal.

Retire To One Of The Most Affordable And Interesting Places In The World

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 10.15.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Thailand is one of the most affordable and interesting places in the world to think about retiring. One challenge, though, for the foreign retiree, can be culture shock. No question, Thailand is an exotic option. Thais take for granted behaviors that would take you and me by surprise... and Thais say and do things that you and I would never say and do.

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.