"What are the best countries to retire in 2017?" is a question I often see. The short answer is, "it depends." Are you moving abroad to work at a job, or to retire (or something in between)? The best place for a retiree might be lousy if you need to work, or if, like me, you've developed a … [Read more...] about What are the Best Countries to Retire in 2017?
Win a Free Month in Granada, Nicaragua
Granada, Nicaragua. It's a charming Colonial city on the shores of beautiful Lake Nicaragua. Home to the iconic yellow cathedral, it's a place expats like to call home. And you have a chance to spend a month there. Free. In fact, International Living is so eager to have you test drive Granada … [Read more...] about Win a Free Month in Granada, Nicaragua
Best Places to Find Expat Life Information, Ideas and Tips
Blogs by and about expats are a great place to find information, ideas, tips, and get a general feel for what it might be like to live elsewhere. Here are a dozen interesting expat blogs I've found recently. Europe Expat in Germany provides information about living in Germany (and a little bit … [Read more...] about Best Places to Find Expat Life Information, Ideas and Tips
Retire to Latin America if You’re Poor, Europe if You’re Not
I don't generally follow investment websites or blogs, but The Oblivious Investor caught my eye recently. Why? Because author Rick Todd rated some expat retirement destinations based on how much income you have to retire on. His top five picks for retirees with a limited (primarily Social … [Read more...] about Retire to Latin America if You’re Poor, Europe if You’re Not
Are You A Boomer or A Hammock Swinging Adventurer?
Kathleen Peddicord of Live and Invest Overseas revisited Nicaragua recently, and had some interesting comparisons between Nicaragua and Panama. I can't help but draw comparisons between this place and the place I left early yesterday morning, Panama City. Granada, Nicaragua, from where I write, … [Read more...] about Are You A Boomer or A Hammock Swinging Adventurer?