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Best Places to Retire

5 Easy Ways To Fund A Comfortable Lifestyle Overseas

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 09.06.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

There are many ways to make a living overseas. You can start your own business, buy an existing business, become a real estate investor, do online trading, teach yoga, pet sit... the sky is the limit. And where there's a will, there's a way. We've done it, and you can do it, too...

15 Best Places To Retire For Real Estate Investments

Posted 07.04.2013 | Fifty

You know the saying -- a house just isn't a home unless it has some appreciation value. Well, not quite, but capitalization rates and the like are thi...

The Real Reason You Should Register With Consulates Overseas

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 09.02.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

The U.S. government suggests that U.S. citizens traveling or residing abroad register with consulates in the host countries. Many other countries advise the same. Here's what the U.S. State Department says on the subject.

Why You Shouldn't Wait To Live Your Overseas Dream

InternationalLiving.com | Posted 09.02.2013 | Fifty
InternationalLiving.com

I think where you end up is less important than the intention to end up somewhere. So if you have an old, overseas dream sitting on a shelf, dust it off... You never know where it'll take you.

What Would Happen If EVERYBODY Were an Expat?

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 09.01.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

There is a radical difference between spending a relaxing week or two in the spot of your dreams and being there long enough to miss the Wednesday night league at the Royal Lanes or Friday evening happy hour at Sarge's Lounge.

Is This The World's Most Beautiful City To Retire?

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 09.01.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

For the fifth year in a row, International Living has chosen Ecuador as the #1 retirement destination in the world. And for good reason.

Why You Should Choose A Radically Different Lifestyle For Your Golden Years

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 08.26.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

A friend, Paul Terhorst, retired very early, at age 35, nearly 30 years ago. Paul retired for many reasons and even wrote a book about the thinking involved. But today he explains that, in retrospect, one reason stands out more than all the others.

How To Live A Simpler And Less Costly Life In Costa Rica

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 08.24.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Jill Hill turned 70 not long ago, but looks at least 10 years younger. She has the energy of someone 30 years younger. And the happy optimism of someone 50 years younger... In Jill's world, life is good. Excellent, in fact. But it wasn't always that way.

A Day of Exploring in the Dominican Republic: Santo Domingo's Zona Colonial

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 08.21.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

It was nearly 3 p.m. and we hadn't had lunch yet. We'd been so taken with the shady cobblestone streets and the facades of the ancient buildings (OK, and the statues in the plaza and the many colorful little shops) that we'd forgotten to eat. And now we were starving.

REVEALED: 6 Places Where You Can Retire On $1,250 A Month Or Less

Posted 05.14.2014 | Fifty

Retiring overseas may seem fanciful, but the low cost of living in many foreign countries makes a home abroad seem more manageable. Don't take our wor...

Confessions of a Serial Relocator: Why You Should Ignore These Countries

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 08.18.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

When it comes to quality of life -- which is, after all, the thing that most people are looking for when they think about retiring or living abroad -- we find that comparing countries is far too difficult.

JUST IN: The 21 Best Places In The World To Retire

Posted 07.10.2013 | Fifty

Where's the best place in the world to retire? Is it Abruzzo, Italy or maybe Cayo, Belize? The truth? Only you can decide. But to help anyone who migh...

Why There's No Better Place To Retire Than Latin America

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 08.18.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

If you're old enough to collect Social Security, there may be no better place to live right now than Latin America.

The Most Beautiful Retirement Spot In The Caribbean

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 08.13.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

As we bobbed in the warm cerulean sea off the coast of the Dominican Republic, a stately row of palm trees on the beach our only companions, we couldn't help thinking about how misguided Christopher Columbus had been.

Are These The 2 Best Places To Retire South of The Border?

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 08.12.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Cuenca, Ecuador, and Medellin, Colombia, are two of the top retirement options in Latin America right now. Which is better? Which one might be the right place for you to think about retiring overseas? Trying to answer those questions requires drawing some comparisons.

The 10 Best Cities To Retire In America

Posted 06.06.2013 | Fifty

Boomers are redefining what it means to be retired, but money remains a big concern for most. Financial advice website NerdWallet took cost of living ...

Just How Many Americans Actually Retiree Abroad?

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 08.05.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

How many American retirees live overseas? Why is it nearly impossible to come up with real numbers? One reason has to do with deciding who is an American.

Your Ticket To Living Cheap In Some Of The World's Most Exotic Locales

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 08.01.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

If you like spending time in the garden, love to eat healthy, organic food, and enjoy traveling, there's a way to combine these passions. Best of all, you can do all this for free.

Why You Should Consider Retiring In Nicaragua

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 07.31.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

There may be no better place to retire in Nicaragua than Granada.

Not Everyone Will Understand (And That's Okay)

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 07.29.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Chances are very good that your friends and family aren't going to understand. When you tell them you're thinking about moving to a new country for your retirement, their responses will likely range from bemusement to shock and horror. They'll think you've lost your grounding and are over-indulging in fantasy... or, worse, that you've flat out lost your mind.

Uno, Dos, Tres... It's Not So Hard

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 07.28.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

So, you're thinking of retiring to Latin America, are you? Then you'd best learn some Spanish. At least a little, por favor. Pantomime works, yes, but only so far -- and at what damage to your self-respect?)

The Difference Between Residency and Citizenship

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 07.24.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Residency and citizenship are not the same things. This is one of the most common causes of confusion we've found among future expats. You don't give up citizenship in your home country when you move to another country.

Live The Good Life Overseas On Social Security Alone

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 07.23.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

So can you live a good life on your Social Security income when you live overseas? Yes. We know people who are doing it. And while no one is happy about the idea of budget cuts to Social Security and Medicare... frankly we're not worried. Our retirement strategy has always been to do just what we're doing now. Live better for less overseas. Now that's security!

Why Colombia Is Latin America's Perfect Retirement Spot

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 07.22.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Neither Nancy nor Mike spoke Spanish when they made their decision to relocate to Medellin. But the couple ignored the stereotypes and tackled the practical hurdles with determination.

The Best Place To Retire In The Caribbean?

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 07.19.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Yep, if you've got a yen for island living, we can't think of any island that delivers more than this one.