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Retirement Overseas

Why The Affordable Care Act Makes Us Want To Stay Abroad

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

When it comes to health care, we quite honestly don't know what to think. Or rather, we don't know what our health care strategy would be if we ever wanted to or had to go back to the U.S.

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.

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.

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.

Is A Dental 'Vacation' In Your Future?

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 04.10.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

There are some local peculiarities, but for the most part, dental care from a qualified professional in any large metropolitan center in Latin America isn't much different from in the States -- except for the price.

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.

6 Healthiest Places To Live Or Retire Overseas

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | Posted 03.26.2013 | Fifty
Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher

Ask most retired expats why they've moved overseas and you'll get a variety of answers -- many having to do with a more comfortable lifestyle and a lower cost of living. But there's another reason ... and if you're currently on the high-stress, low-relaxation lifestyle path, you may want to read on.

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?

10 Tips For Buying Overseas Retirement Property

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 03.18.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

When you decide to take your retirement global, one of the first big questions you face is, where? Not only where in the world (as in, what country might be best for you), but also where to reside, as in, in a house? An apartment? A gated community?

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.

Which Country Is The Best Place To Retire In 2013?

Posted 01.04.2013 | Fifty

Retiring overseas has captured the imagination and attention of post 50s looking for adventure and affordability in their next home. The low cost of l...

Why Cooking Up A New Life In Costa Rica Is Harder Than Expected

Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner | Posted 02.07.2013 | Fifty
Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner

Between the biking, snorkeling, surfing, lazing in the hammock and cocktail mixing in Costa Rica, we kinda like to eat. Back in New York, I put at least one hot meal on the table every day for 30 years and had a robust repertoire of family-pleasing recipes -- few of which, for various reasons, can be reproduced here.

5 Great Retirement Spots Without Severe Weather

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.02.2012 | Fifty

Lots of retirement locales are lovely. Some offer sandy shorelines while others boast a lower cost of living. But how many destinations can really pro...