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Free Bonus: Belize: Haven for Privacy and Profits

This report alone can save you hundreds of thousands of dollars in the coming years. Global financial advisors believe the window of opportunity will soon close (for U.S. citizens, especially) to move financial assets into offshore vehicles.

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Everything You Need to Know to Retire Better

Escape to Uruguay – Everything You Need to Know to Retire Better, Invest Well, and Enjoy the Good Life for Less 2013

From its Old-World theaters and opera houses to its jazz festivals and exquisite restaurants, Uruguay looks and feels like Europe. The truth is that Uruguay is one of the most diverse, affordable, and sophisticated countries in the region. It is a special place. From gaucho (cowboy) country to small towns to those stunning white-sand beaches, a quest for beautiful beaches and good-value property prices is certainly worthwhile.

Get a unique, resident’s look at this “slice of Europe” hidden away in Latin America in Escape to Uruguay: Everything You Need to Know to Retire Better, Invest Well, and Enjoy the Good Life for Less.


A Guide to Living on Nicaragua’s Pacific Coast

Big things are on the horizon for Nicaragua. Set in between Costa Rica and Panama, it’s playing catch-up with those countries as far as a destination for retirees and other expats. But it’s got plenty of its own attractions to offer—and at a lower cost. The country is developing rapidly, and the mood is one of possibility and change. People are hardworking and there is a tremendous sense of opportunity.They’re friendly and welcoming of newcomers. And statistically it’s one of the safest countries in Latin America—I felt extremely safe when I visited.


Incomes Abroad – April 2013

Moving abroad is hard enough—making a living in a new country is even more challenging. But it is entirely possible.
In this issue we talk with entrepreneurial expats who have moved abroad to make chocolate, run tours, roast coffee, teach diving and more. Imagine your dream job, and it’s out there.


World’s Highest Tax Rates

Spare a thought for the citizens of Belgium. Their beer is great and their waffles tasty but they also suffer from the highest effective personal tax rate in the world. That’s according to a survey by KPMG. The auditing firm looked at income tax rates and other deductions like social security to calculate their results.


The Seven Best Havens for Quality Care Overseas

There is something amazing about the medical system here, and something not quite right with ours,” says Shane Simons, who moved to the tropical island of Penang, Malaysia, eight months ago from Los Angeles. “My doctor in L.A. told me I needed a mole removed from my neck.


IL’s Calendar of Events: “Jet Fuel” for Your Overseas Plans

Six months from now, you could be living in paradise… for much less than it costs you to stay home. In the best destinations overseas, your dollar just goes further…first-class healthcare is affordable… you can afford a housekeeper or gardener…and live better than you could back home for a fraction of what you pay now…


Live the Good Life In the World’s Blue Zones

What’s the secret to a long, healthy, and enjoyable life? A group of researchers believe that residents of five Blue Zones around the world know it. They have the longest life spans on Earth and are less likely to suffer from heart disease, cancer, and other serious conditions.

Magazine April 2013

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In This Issue: Affordable Health Care in Seven of the Best Havens… Plus: Revealed: The Secrets of Costa Rica’s Caribbean; Own Gold Without the Need to Report; Sausages and Superstition in Germany’s Black Forest…and much more. January 2013 Issue – Click Here

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Escape to Panama – Everything You Need to Know to Retire Better, Invest Well, and Enjoy the Good Life for Less 2013

International Living ranked Panama the number one place in the world to retire for six consecutive years, and today it remains in our top five.

This country has the most advanced and modern infrastructure in Central America…First-World convenience at Third-World prices—you can still take a taxi across town for a couple of dollars, see a movie for under $4, get a trim at the barbershop for $5…or have dinner for two with a bottle of wine at one of the city’s trendy restaurants for just $30.

Panama has one of the world’s best incentive programs for pensioners. What about the cost of real estate? Let’s just say that you’ll be surprised at how much Panama still has to offer.

Escape to Ecuador

Escape to Ecuador – Everything You Need to Know to Retire Better, Invest Well, and Enjoy the Good Life for Less 2013

Sell your winter clothes, and prepare for the adventure of your lifetime. In Ecuador, every cliché you’ve heard about living large on little money-about settling into the lap of luxury on even a pensioner’s budget-is true. Take $300 out of the ATM Monday morning-and your expenses are covered for the week. This is one of the world’s cheapest places to live.

Ecuador is gentle…safe…healthy…private…civil. As one friend of ours put it: “It’s like living in the 1950s in the U.S.”

Price and What’s Included

The full price for the Fast-Track Costa Rica Conference is $1,095 ($695 for your guest). An incredible bargain for two-and-a-half days of information-packed meetings, and access to well-informed and experienced contacts who are ready to share their firsthand experience.And what’s better, you’re probably eligible for a further discount!International Living subscribers get $50 offLifetime Society Members get […]


Incomes Abroad – March 2013

In this inaugural issue of Incomes Abroad you will read inspirational and informative stories of people, just like you, who have taken the leap of faith and found new—and lucrative—lives in places most people only dream about. Take their advice…the dream can be your reality too.

Entrepreneurs Welcome

Earn Anywhere/Entrepreneurs Welcome – Free Reports

It’s so easy to find yourself stuck on the treadmill of life…trapped in an endless cycle of work, eat, sleep; work, eat, sleep. Long commutes in heavy traffic, soul-killing work and the constant fear of lay-offs and downsizing. If you’ve ever asked yourself, is this all there is, we’re here to tell you no, it’s not. There is a better life waiting for you—and the weather is a lot better there too.
Best of all, you don’t have to wait until retirement age to live the life you love…thousands of Americans with an entrepreneurial spirit have traded in their daily drudgery in the U.S. and headed for sunnier climes and a brighter future abroad. In the process they have found not only new livelihoods, but new lives.

Up to 50% Off Property Prices in Boquete, Panama

Up to 50% Off Property Prices in Boquete, Panama

Now is a good time to buy in Boquete, Panama if you’re looking for a second or retirement home. The market slowdown is throwing up some nice discounts and deals. A dozen years ago it was little more than a sleepy mountain town. But its cool climate and low cost of living attracted expats and retirees. Word got out and Boquete boomed. Located in Panama’s Chiriquí province, the town is also known for its expat community.


Shear Sheep, Hunt Eggs, and Buy Art

March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day, and where better to celebrate it than Dublin, Ireland, where, from March 14 to 18, the city revels in traditional music, fireworks, and a huge parade on the day itself. Sotheby’s Paris auction house will see 300 works from Mexico, Central and South America—including a Chupicuaro ceramic statue (estimated to be from 500 to 100 B.C.)—go under the hammer as part of the eagerly-awaited Barbier-Mueller Collection on March 22 and 23.


News from Around the World…Historic Granada

Panama is the world’s most upbeat country. That’s according to a recent Gallup poll measuring people’s positive emotions in 148 countries. The poll asked locals questions like whether they felt respected and well-rested… whether they smiled or laughed…or learned something interesting the previous day.


The Pleasures of an Endless Summer

My wife Sylvia and I landed in this Pacific coast village of 302 (300 Mexicans, two gringos) six years ago. We bought a half-acre vacant lot in the center to build a modest, hacienda-style place. We had sailed from San Francisco on our 48-foot sailboat, Sabbatical but were easily lured ashore by the tranquil lifestyle.


Mansions and Luxury Homes

Oak floors, chandeliers, large fireplaces, and exposed wood beams are things you’d expect to find in a chateau. And this perfect country getaway in Normandy has them all. Built in 1881, it’s set on five acres and surrounded by a mixture of lush green pastures and the forest of Eu. There’s a fruit orchard and the Yres River runs through the property, with a bridge leading to a private island.


International Living’s Calendar of Events

Panama’s a place of sunshine, 365 days a year. You have hundreds of miles of beach…highland retreats with green valleys where the weather is spring-like, even in January and August…and a genuinely cosmopolitan capital city, too, with one of the world’s largest financial districts. And Panama offers the world’s most generous retiree benefits.

Magazine March 2013

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Inside This Issue: Nicaragua: Gussied up and Brimming with Opportunity… Plus: Small Town Life in Colonial Brazil, FACTA: What the IRS Doesn’t Need to Know, Buy a Million-Dollar Address for $150,000 in Uruguay…and much more. March 2013 Issue – Click Here

Your Ticket to Paradise: The Best Places in the World to Retire Better...for Less

Your Ticket to Paradise: The Best Places in the World to Retire Better…for Less

Our staff of experts from around the world has put together a definitive guide to the best-value places on the planet – the “whistle stops” we recommend most – called Your Ticket to Paradise: The Best Places in the World to Retire Better… for Less.

There’s never been a better time to explore your live-better options overseas… to find for yourself a retirement like the ones I’ve been telling you about. You have more options today than ever before. As a magazine subscriber…download this report now.


FATCA Made Easy: What the New Tax Regulations Mean for You

Tax laws are changing, and understanding what FATCA—the new Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act— means is crucial to preserving your offshore assets.

That’s why, for the latest edition of your Quarterly Wealth Advisory, renowned tax expert Nick Hodges has written a comprehensive and practical guide to understanding this new legislation—and how it will affect you.

Live Well in Ecuador On Your Social Security Check

2013 Fast-Track Ecuador Package

2013 Fast-Track Ecuador Package
Quito, Ecuador – February 2013

You can afford to retire, and in style! An apartment with spectacular views of the lush Andes mountains or blue Pacific Ocean…a colonial city where the sun shines every day… fresh, healthy food…friends who share your interests… household cleaning help for just $10… You can have it all…


Retirement Revolution: How You Can Retire in Paradise On As Little as $1,000 a Month

This report is more than a collection of stories. It’s a step-by-step guide designed to show you how you too can follow this same path to a better life. Follow the advice and guidance offered by the individuals we’ve interviewed in this report and you’ll be on your way to your own retirement paradise. If you’re looking to retire better… on a smaller budget… or restart your life, we can help you do it


News from Around the World…Destinations in Panama Today

A dense skyline of high rises juts into the sky, homage to dozens of varied architectural styles. Numerous LED screens displaying advertisements and neon restaurant signs have led some folk to call this “little Hong Kong.” But Panama City is much more than its skyline.


Enjoy the Luxe Life in Cultured Europe

As the day begins and the sun turns the snow-capped peaks of the Alps to gold, my husband Dave and I take a leisurely stroll. With our little dog Magic, we walk along the lake front to our favorite café, where for $4 we enjoy steaming cappuccinos and fresh buttery croissants. Our dog is welcome everywhere here, in cafés and restaurants, on buses, ferries, and trains.


Romantic Hideaways

At 129 square feet, this apartment is what real-estate agents call “cozy.” But it’s Paris, city of love and romance. From your fifth-floor balcony you have a view of Place de la République. The square gives its name to the historic neighborhood that surrounds it, where the 3rd, 10th and 11th arrondissements (districts) come together. Le Marais, where some of the oldest buildings in the city line winding, narrow streets, is just a five-minute walk away.


International Living’s Calendar of Events 2013

This year find the country that’s right for you…you’re invited to network with the people who can make your move overseas effortless…cut your cost of living in half…and help you avoid the common mistakes made while moving or investing overseas.

Magazine February

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Inside This Issue: Panama’s Best Havens… Plus: Arequipa: Off the Beaten Path in Colonial Peru; Residence Visas in Panama: More Options than Ever; The Lure of “Secret Burgundy” in Yonne, France…and much more. February 2013 Issue – Click Here

The Complete Guide to U.S. and Foreign Taxes for the American Overseas

Expat Taxes Made Easy- The Complete Guide to U.S. and Foreign Taxes for the American Overseas

Whether you’ve moved, are considering a move (either part-time or full-time), or have investment property overseas, the information you’ll find in the following pages is invaluable. Admittedly, our approach is different. Nick is not going to talk you through every single line of every form—the IRS instruction manuals do a good job of that. But, at the end of reading this, you’ll have a better idea of what exemptions and credits you qualify for, what forms you should fill out, and what IRS documents you really need to read.

In Pictures: Where to Buy Property in the World’s Best Retirement Havens

  You can read more about properties for sale in our top retirement havens here. Get your free retirement report Simply sign up below for International Living’s daily e-letter and we’ll send you a FREE research report on The World’s Top Ten Retirement Havens straightaway. (We value your privacy. You can unsubscribe at any time.)

Real Estate in the World's Best Retirement Havens

Real Estate in the World’s Best Retirement Havens

Affordable, good-value real estate is a “stand-out” factor of the world’s best retirement havens. And to prove just how much further your money can go when you buy overseas, we’ve asked our in-country experts to reveal a taste of what’s on offer in the five highest-ranking destinations of this year’s annual Retirement Index. Whether you dream of a pastel-painted, old colonial home surrounded by lush gardens…

The World’s Top Retirement Havens in 2013

The World’s Top Retirement Havens in 2013

Among the top retirement spots in the world this year, you’ll find great variety in the cultural offerings, climates and lifestyles. Each destination is desirable in its own way, but they all offer something increasingly hard to come by at home: A good quality of life for a reasonable price. Among these 22 destinations, you’ll discover places where you can save tens of thousands of dollars…


The Best Places in the World to Retire to in 2013

Exotic tropical islands, temperate mountain valleys, miles of deserted beaches, First-World cities packed with ultra-modern amenities, and ancient vineyard-shrouded hill towns… All of the countries in IL’s Retirement Index are worth considering. A destination that scores relatively poorly in a specific category is still a nation we believe ranks among the top 22 in the world for overseas retirement today.

The Secret to Retiring Rich on $30 a Day

If you look beyond your own shores you’ll find that many countries around the world offer far greater benefits and advantages for retirees than those offered at home.


Voodoo, “The Great Clamor,” and Vikings

Take to the streets in Santiago, Chile, from January 3 to 20 for the Santiago a Mil international theater festival. You’ll find large-scale spectacles like “the noise of colors” extravaganza, a forest of paper giraffes, and outdoor performances of Romeo and Juliet.


News from Around the World

The bane of cell-phone using travelers, the roaming charge is one of those expenses that can sneak up on you, ruining your happy memories when you get that exorbitant phone bill. Here’s a tip on how to save on these charges in France.

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In the right places overseas…you have good options for safe, comfortable, affordable living (adventure built-in).

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