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10 Places To Buy A Retirement Home For Under $150,000

U.S. News & World Report | Emily Brandon | Posted 04.01.2014 | Fifty

Moving to a city where housing costs significantly less than where you live now can give your nest egg a quick and significant boost. It’s even bett...

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...

6 Most Affordable Places To Retire

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 05.20.2013 | Fifty

How would you describe your perfect town? Bucolic. Quaint. Active. And don’t forget affordable. We’ve found six beautiful U.S. cities where the co...

What's Next After Retiring Abroad?

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 04.27.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

The only piece of baggage you can't leave behind when you move abroad is yourself. But if you do have a real desire to change, reinvent, grow, progress, retry your life, moving can help make it possible.

With U.S. Property So Cheap, Why Buy Overseas?

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 04.25.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

We hear this question more and more, especially since the bottom fell out of the U.S. real estate market. To paraphrase: 'With the price of real estate so low in the U.S. right now, why would anyone move abroad?' Fair question.

Why Cheap Isn't Always Better Abroad

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 04.24.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

"Cheap" should never be the only factor to consider when it comes to something as important as choosing where to spend your time. After all, you've got to live in the place. And it's important to like where you live.

One Divorce You Can Never Get

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 04.18.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

When you're preparing to move overseas it's a good time to assess your personal financial situation. Decide if your current bank and current credit cards are the best for an expat.

What It Really Costs To Retire In Costa Rica

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 04.07.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

When we got married almost 15 years ago, we wanted to make it something special. So we did a little research and discovered that the Don Carlos Hotel in San Jose, Costa Rica, actually offered wedding packages... including music and champagne! We couldn't resist.

Why Part-time Living Overseas May Make Sense for You

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 01.18.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Think you might like to try out the expat life? But not sure where to start... and maybe not ready to give up everything you have going on in your life right now?

How To Live The Good Life For $1,000/Month

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 03.16.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Retirement in the States is getting more expensive all the time. But in the right places overseas, you can upgrade your lifestyle and live better than you can at home for a small fraction of the price.

One Way You Can Retire Early

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 03.06.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

There are ways you can retire early, plus continue to live the kind of lifestyle you're accustomed to. In fact, you may end up with a better style of living than you ever thought possible.

How To Live Like A Millionaire In Latin America

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 03.01.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

An affordable lifestyle was definitely one of the reasons we became expats nearly 12 years ago. The opportunity to halve our cost of living and still enjoy better weather, healthier food, lower-cost-but-quality medical care, and a truly relaxed, "off the treadmill" pace of life was one we couldn't pass up.

7 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Retiring Abroad

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 02.16.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

We didn't move to retire, although admittedly, we were tired... of doing what we were doing. We were tired of the rat race. And by completely selling out and turning our backs on our mortgage, car payments, and high self-employment health insurance costs, we did -- in a sense -- retire from life as most people know it.