For this year’s Global Retirement Index, we crunched hundreds of data points and spent weeks on the ground in the field. The extra effort proved worthwhile. Because starting on page 18, you’ll find a useful, up-to-date, stands-up-in-the-real-world listing of the best places to retire today. There’s a handy chart for comparing the 23 countries we consider and an introduction to the five top havens.
But that’s just the beginning. Be sure to click through to our website on the links embedded throughout that story. They take you to sample budgets, real estate listings, and first-person stories from folks living well in our winning countries.
And the extras don’t end there. As an IL subscriber, you gain access to special perks, insights, and resources designed to save you time, money, and frustration overseas.
On page 6, Ronan McMahon outlines an opportunity in the “Europe of South America” that’ll put you ahead of the path of progress there. At the link, you’ll find details that can save you 5% off what is already a good deal on land poised to increase in value.
In Glynna Prentice’s coverage of Spain’s medieval cities—outposts close to Madrid where you can rent for as little as $539 a month.
Throughout the rest of the issue, too, you’ll find links to videos that show you what our writers recommend—in Colombia, Ecuador, and Italy.
If you’re intrigued by the idea of a second passport, don’t miss the added details about your Irish option. And to find out if your portfolio is really maximizing the many profit opportunities overseas, grab a copy of a new investment report (link on page 22). It’s free for you as an IL subscriber.
Editor’s Note: This article was taken from a past issue of International Living’s monthly magazine. To get full access to all past and future articles and to receive the magazine in the mail or online each month, you can subscribe here.