- “Incomes Abroad is Educational, Helpful and Extremely Informative”
Posted on April 4, 2014 by International Living
I find Incomes Abroad to be very educational, helpful, and extremely informative. I get really excited when I see emails from Incomes Abroad. I can’t wait to read them, because I know, they’ll be a good read, and well worth the time. You have answered many of the questions that I needed answered, and want to know about moving and living abroad without me even emailing you.
- Retiring Overseas on a Budget is the Best Read I’ve Come Across in a Long Time
Posted on by International Living
I have not been excited by a book for years–but Retiring Overseas on a Budget is the best read I’ve come across in a long time. I think my wife will become as excited as I. Nice work! — Patrick Cuff
- The International Living Guide to Retiring Overseas on a Budget tops Amazon Best-seller Lists for Retirement Planning and Personal Finance
Posted on March 21, 2014 by Laura Doyle
Less than a week after its official release, The International Living Guide to Retiring Overseas on a Budget—the definitive guide to living a happier, healthier, more affordable life abroad— has claimed top rankings in two of Amazon’s financial book categories—Retirement Planning and Personal Finance.
- InternationalLiving.com Editors Release New Book from Wiley: The International Living Guide to Retiring Overseas on a Budget
Posted on by Laura Doyle
When authors Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher left Omaha, Nebraska, in 2001, they had no idea what the future would hold. Thirteen years later, they’ve lived in seven different locations in four Latin American countries and explored dozens more around the world. They’ve distilled those years of experience into this new, definitive guide to choosing, moving to, and living in good-value locales around the world, from Latin America to Southeast Asia to Europe.
- Testimonials from IL’s Fast-Track Ecuador Conference 2014
Posted on March 14, 2014 by International Living
The talk on immigration visas was particularly good “nuts & bolts” information. Overall an excellent conference. I attended as a “scout” because my husband said “You check it out and if it seems legitimate and useful, we will both attend next year.” – Kristin Crosby
- Best Places to Own Premium Water Views for Less than $150,000
Posted on March 11, 2014 by Laura Doyle
In Mexico, Ecuador and Costa Rica properties with stunning views can be bought for as little as $119,000, according to a new report by InternationalLiving.com. “A great view usually translates into a premium price tag. But if a buyer knows the right places to look, he can find properties with world-class vistas for much, much less than you’d expect,” reports InternationalLiving.com’s property correspondent, Margaret Summerfield.
The retire-overseas experts at InternationalLiving.com will send one winner (along with a friend or spouse) to Coronado, Panama—for a full month in 2014, free. The prize includes round-trip flights from the U.S. or Canada to Panama City, furnished accommodation in the beach-resort town of Coronado, Panama, plus a living-expense stipend of $1,500.
InternationalLiving.com’s annual Global Retirement Index reports that France, Uruguay and Malaysia provide the best and most affordable health care in the world. The Health Care category in the Index considers the cost of care and the quality. Also considered are the number of people per doctor, the number of hospital beds per 1,000 people, the percentage of the population with access to safe water, the infant mortality rate, life expectancy, and public-health expenditure as a percentage of a country’s GDP.
- Ecuador, Uruguay and Malta Boast Best Climates in the World
Posted on January 27, 2014 by Laura Doyle
InternationalLiving.com’s annual Global Retirement Index names Ecuador, Uruguay and Malta as the best three countries in the world when it comes to climate. Their temperate weather throughout the year, moderate rainfall and little risk of natural disaster saw them rise to the top of the Climate category, one of eight categories in the Index, which details the top countries in the world for retirement in 2014.
- These Top Three Countries Offer the World’s Best Benefits and Incentives for Retirees
Posted on January 23, 2014 by Laura Doyle
Panama, Costa Rica and Ecuador offer the most attractive programs in the world for retirees—wooing foreign pensioners with special visas and significant discounts on everything from airfare to health care, reports InternationalLiving.com.
Panama is the best place for North Americans to retire overseas, according to InternationalLiving.com’s newly released annual Global Retirement Index 2014. In putting together the Index, now in its 23rd year, InternationalLiving.com’s editors collated data from its team of experts on the ground in the most popular countries among U.S. and Canadian expat retirees.
- Revealed: The World’s Best Places to Retire in 2014
Posted on January 6, 2014 by Laura Doyle
InternationalLiving.com’s annual Global Retirement Index 2014 profiles the best destinations for good-value living around the world today. The Index considers not only a wealth of statistics, but—critically—more than three decades of expertise and current insights from a network of correspondents around the world.
Despite increasing interest from investors and vacation-home owners, properties continue to change hands at a quarter of what comparable real estate would sell for in southern California. Officially known as the country’s Southern Zone, the area is one of the most biodiverse regions in Costa Rica—home to howler monkeys, toucans, sloths and hundreds of other species, as well as lush plant life that ranges from towering tropical hardwood trees to delicate orchids.
- Five Historical Towns an Hour or Less from Paris Where Property and Living is More Affordable
Posted on by Laura Doyle
“There are those who adore Paris but could think of nothing worse than living in the city center,” reports InternationalLiving.com’s France correspondent, Barbara Diggs. “Romanticism aside, Paris is a big city—and an intense one, at that. After living here awhile, you start to notice that the streets are endlessly thronged. And most reasonably-priced apartments are about the size of a walk-in closet,” says Diggs, based in Paris.
- “Thank You For IL’s Blueprint For Your New Life in Nicaragua”
Posted on November 27, 2013 by International Living
For the past couple of days I have been viewing the videos in the “Blueprint for Nicaragua” and just wanted to send a quick note to say “WOW” and how much I really enjoyed and learned from the presentation you and Dan put together. It answered so many questions and really gives you a great feeling about Nicaragua, especially the segments that included all of the interviews with the expats. It is so in depth and informative that it makes you feel like you have already been there.
- Five Expat Havens in Thailand Offer Low Costs and a High Quality of Life
Posted on November 20, 2013 by Laura Doyle
“Thailand is one of the world’s most popular locales for good living abroad,” says InternationalLiving.com writer Heather Van Deest, who has lived there with her family for the past eight years. “For pennies on the dollar expats gain a year-round tropical climate and access to modern comforts and conveniences, including affordable, high-quality medical care.”
- Testimonials from IL’s Fast-Track Your Retirement Overseas Conference 2013
Posted on October 26, 2013 by International Living
The conference far exceeded mine & Maria’s expectation!! John Curran’s delivery was exceptional. We gained much insight after talking directly with Suzan Haskins, and John & Sue Curran about Ecuador. We can’t wait to visit after the first of the year. My only constructive critic would be to have lighting light up the speakers when they were on stage. I am a fan, and see the benefit of being an IL member!! – Robert (Sonny) Morris
- Panama Offers Boaters Overseas Big Savings on Yachts and Docking Fees
Posted on October 18, 2013 by Laura Doyle
Based in Minnesota, Mike and Ann Roess bought their sailboat in Panama and saved at least 15% on the cost, reports InternationalLiving.com. They found Escapade—a Hylas 49 sailboat, which sleeps up to eight people—on Yachtworld.com, a website that connects boat sellers and buyers. A Spanish mariner owned the boat and docked it in Panama. The Roesses had a gut feeling that it was the right boat for them, so Mike flew to Panama.
- Seven of the World’s Best Islands for Good-Value Living
Posted on October 4, 2013 by Laura Doyle
The Caribbean island of Roatan is great for good-value, laid-back living in the sun. It’s a good pick for anybody who likes to dive, snorkel, swing in a hammock or sit with feet in the sand. Thirty-five miles off the coast of Northern Honduras, English is widely spoken. That, along with an established expat community, makes it a relatively easy place to settle in.
- Secret Mediterranean Island Offers Low Costs, Great Climate and High Quality of Life
Posted on October 3, 2013 by Laura Doyle
Malta is the smallest country in the European Union (just 122 square miles), but it has long been a vacation spot for sun-starved northern Europeans and a tax haven for the wealthy. Multi-million-dollar yachts fill Malta’s marinas. Yet you’ll find great bang for your buck here. A couple could live well on a budget of $2,000 a month.
A new world-class port is being built in the city of Pecém in northeast Brazil, and is set to become a major integrated-manufacturing hub, reports InternationalLiving.com. This project is already in the works and billions of dollars are being invested.
- Real Estate Bargains Found in Southern Italy’s Least-Known Region
Posted on August 26, 2013 by Laura Doyle
On the eastern side of Basilicata is the region’s most famous and fascinating city, Matera. A UNESCO World Heritage site, it is thought to be Europe’s oldest continually-inhabited town.
Prior to signing up, we always wondered why people signed up for these conferences given the expense involved, BUT after attending, it was every penny and more. Speakers were excellent, the information we received answered all our questions and some questions we didn’t know we had. — Larry & Peggy Eastabrook
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