International Living has been quoted in Huffington Post, MSN Money, The New York Times, The O'Reilly Factor (Fox News), The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes Personal Finance, ABC News, Smart Money, AARP, The Dallas Morning News, Kiplinger.com, More.com, Bankrate.com, CNN Money Magazine (Retirement Guide 2012), TravelTalkRadio.com, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune among others
- 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.”
- 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.
- “Best Property Values in a Decade” in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Posted on June 28, 2013 by Laura Doyle
InternationalLiving.com has uncovered a range of properties in sought-after San Miguel de Allende—with price […]
- InternationalLiving.com Highlights New Retirement Trend Among Expat Retirees
Posted on May 17, 2013 by Laura Doyle
A new InternationalLiving.com profile shares the story of trend-setting baby boomers Tim and Lynne […]
- Voting Opens on “Test Drive Your Dream Retirement Overseas – A Free Month in Nicaragua” Competition
Posted on May 2, 2013 by Laura Doyle
InternationalLiving.com steps up its hunt to find the ideal candidate(s) willing to try out life as expat retirees in Granada, Nicaragua for a month – all expenses paid.
- 7 Top Retirement Havens Offer Expats Health Care from $30 per Month – InternationalLiving.com
Posted on April 30, 2013 by Laura Doyle
InternationalLiving.com reveals how citizens from the U.S. and Canada can access affordable, quality health care in seven top retirement havens overseas.
- “Million-Dollar Addresses for $150K” in Punta del Este, Uruguay – InternationalLiving.com
Posted on March 27, 2013 by Laura Doyle
InternationalLiving.com report reveals how to access premium-neighborhood homes in South America’s most exclusive resort at rock-bottom prices.
- InternationalLiving.com Highlights $39K Colonial Homes in Nicaragua
Posted on March 19, 2013 by Laura Doyle
InternationalLiving.com report uncovers colonial homes for under $40,000 in the city of Granada, situated along the bank of Lake Nicaragua.
- Internationalliving.com is Looking for Retirees to Test-Drive Overseas Retirement – Free
Posted on February 19, 2013 by Laura Doyle
InternationalLiving.com has just launched its 2013 hunt for Americans or Canadians willing to live as expat retirees in Nicaragua for a month – all expenses paid.
- International Living Reveals World’s # 1 Retirement Spot Abroad for 2013
Posted on January 2, 2013 by Laura Doyle
Ecuador tops InternationalLiving.com’s Annual Global Retirement Index for fifth straight year, first among 22 nations ranked and rated.
- Winners of IL’s Win a Dream Retirement Overseas Contest
Posted on May 29, 2012 by International Living
Congratulations to Americans Barry and Denise Luckenbach who are the lucky winners of International Living’s Win A Dream Retirement Overseas competition. The couple will spend a month “test driving” an early retirement in Cuenca, Ecuador, all expenses paid. The prize includes round-trip airfare for two, a 4-week stay in a furnished apartment and $1,500 spending money.
- 96% of Readers Polled Say I.R.S. Shouldn’t Have Power to Seize Passports
Posted on May 24, 2012 by Carol Barron
96% of readers surveyed in an online poll said they disagreed with a new provision in the “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act,” which would allow the State Department to revoke, restrict, refuse to grant, or to deny renewal of the passports of U.S. citizens who the I.R.S. alleges owe back taxes.
Journalists carrying out research in Uruguay on behalf of InternationalLiving.com found high-quality real estate at prices lower than in the U.S., low taxes, a varied climate, and excellent and very affordable healthcare in modern hospitals.
Irish property prices have been in free fall since 2008 and so-called “fire sale” auctions, in which real estate is put on the market with price tags that are a fraction of previous valuations, have become a regular occurrence.
U.S. citizens can retire overseas for as little as $600 a month per couple, according to the live-abroad experts at InternationalLiving.com. An article in InternationalLiving.com’s latest magazine issue highlights the world’s five best low-cost, high-value retirement destinations outside the U.S.
U.S. citizens planning on investing in property should focus on booming emerging markets overseas, new research has found. InternationalLiving.com’s Global Real Estate Index 2012 highlights the world’s 27 most attractive—and potentially lucrative—real estate hotspots outside the U.S.
InternationalLiving.com is looking for a single person or couple willing to spend a month road-testing an overseas retirement in colonial Cuenca, Ecuador – a destination that earned the top spot in their 2012 Global Retirement Index, a listing of the world’s best retirement havens.
Real estate prices in Nicaragua have dropped by as much as 44% since the beginning of the economic downturn. A short-lived property boom triggered real estate price increases in many parts of the country, with Nicaragua’s popular coastal regions witnessing a particularly pronounced jump.
- The Depth of the Collapse in the Hard-hit Irish Property Market
Posted on November 24, 2011 by Carol Barron
Ireland’s property price boom, which began in the 1990s, came to an end with the onset of the global downturn and real estate asking prices have been in free fall ever since.
- Panama: Most Business-Friendly Country in the Americas
Posted on November 10, 2011 by Carol Barron
Panama is the most business-friendly country for expatriates anywhere in the Americas, a major new study in the International Living November issue reveals. When compiling our Business Index 2011, IL’s researchers examined factors such as visa requirements, ﬁnancing, how easy it is to set up a bank account, local taxes, business expenses, infrastructure and the local business culture in seven business-friendly countries.
- Real Estate Price Drops Create Bargains in Colonial Latin America
Posted on October 10, 2011 by Carol Barron
InternationalLiving.com unearths rock-bottom pricing in colonial properties in the historic districts of Panama City, Granada and Cuenca. High-quality colonial-era real estate is coming onto the market with price tags from as little as $115,000 in historic city districts across Latin America.
- Savvy Travelers Can Bed Down in Some of the World’s Most Exotic Locations—Without Paying a Cent
Posted on September 14, 2011 by Carol Barron
Homeowners preparing for trips overseas are turning to the Internet to find people willing to mow the lawn, take the dog for a walk or feed the goldfish in their absence. In return, the house-sitter can save thousands in accommodation costs.
- U.S. Retirees Live It Up in Ecuador on a Social Security Budget
Posted on September 7, 2011 by International Living
International Living’s Annual Global Retirement Index 2011 reveals the high standard of living possible in Ecuador for those receiving social security payments from the U.S.
- Irish Bargains Coming: Get Ready to Grab That Holiday Home
Posted on July 6, 2011 by Suzan Haskins
More than 36 million Americans have Irish roots. If you’re one of them – or even if you just wear the green once a year –it’s now easier and more affordable than ever to strengthen your ties to the Auld Sod.
- North Americans Living “Lighter on the Land” on Small Farms Overseas
Posted on May 31, 2011 by Carol Barron
In the June 2011 issue of International Living Magazine, editor Suzan Haskins talks with several expats embracing a more self-sufficient life outside the U.S. in her article, “Farms and Gardens: The Freedom of Self-Sufficiency.”
- Retirees Sail the Caribbean for 8 Years On a $1,000-Per-Month Budget
Posted on May 25, 2011 by Carol Barron
Gary and Julie discovered that learning how to sail, buying a sailboat, and cruising from island to island isn’t as difficult – or expensive – as they once believed. In fact, they wound up spending eight full years sailing the Caribbean on their own boat, without any major problems, and spent only $1,000 a month to do it.
- Savvy World Travelers Saving Thousands With SIM Cards, Skype, and Smartphones
Posted on May 23, 2011 by Carol Barron
Checking emails, making phone calls, texting friends, and surfing the web with your mobile phone overseas can be a pricey proposition. But it’s easy to stay in touch from abroad – on the cheap – if you know how best to use the technology available to you these days.
- Costa Rica Beaches on Sale: Prices Down Now 30%-50%
Posted on May 23, 2011 by Carol Barron
Prices on beachfront properties along certain stretches of Costa Rica’s coast have tumbled. It means a window of opportunity has opened there for Americans anxious to “rescue their retirements” by looking for dollar-stretching opportunities overseas.
- Working the Latitudes: IL Interviewed on My Carolina Today
Posted on April 26, 2011 by Jennifer Stevens
In this video, International Living executive editor, Jennifer Stevens, talks to the hosts of My Carolina Today about how you can earn a living in a developed world currency, but live in a country where the cost of living is much lower than in the States or Canada.
- More Americans Beating Inflation by Living/Earning Overseas
Posted on April 6, 2011 by Suzan Haskins
With inflation skyrocketing in the U.S., more and more Americans are finding a surefire way to beat rising costs: by living and working overseas. It’s called “working the latitudes.” You earn in one jurisdiction (where the cost of living is relatively high) and live in another (where the cost of living is much lower).
- U.S. Claims Top Spot in IL’s Quality of Life Index 2011
Posted on January 3, 2011 by Dan Prescher
International Living has just published its annual Quality of Life Index for 2011. The Index ranks most countries in the world in nine different categories to come up with overall ratings for their comparative qualities of life.
- Belize’s Little-Known “Qualified Retired Persons” Program Offers Big Incentives to Foreign Residents
Posted on August 18, 2010 by Dan Prescher
The “Qualified Retired Persons” program isn’t well known, but it offers big incentives to U.S. and other expats who want to live and do business in Belize, as explained in the September 2010 issue of International Living magazine.
IL in the News
CNBC interviews IL's executive editor, Jen Stevens about U.S. retirees living the American Dream abroad.
Bankrate.com interviews IL editor's Glynna Prentice and Dan Prescher about rental homes overseas for retirees.
Forbes.com references International Living on an article about a working retirement overseas.
International Living is quoted on our top 10 places to retire by Investmentnews.com
Bankrate.com interviews IL editor Dan Prescher about buying property overseas.
International Living is quoted in an article about the best places to retire overseas by Nextavenue.org
The Wall Street Journal interviews IL editor Steenie Harvey about retiring in New Zealand.
IL's Costa Rica Editor, Jason Holland, is interviewed by WSJ Market Watch on living in Costa Rica.
International Business Times interviews IL editor Dan Prescher on how expats spend the 4th of July.
Kiplinger.com interview IL editors Dan Prescher and Suzan Haskins about retiring overseas.
Reuters interview IL editor Dan Prescher about moving abroad.
Nextavenue.org features International Living in article about retiring overseas.
IL Ecuador correspondents, Edd and Cynthia Staton, feature in ABC News on expats living in Ecuador.
International Living features in New York Times article on expats working overseas.
WSJ Marketwatch interviews IL editor Dan Prescher on living in Ecuador.
Huffington Post features International Living on an article about retirement in Latin America.
New York Times interviews IL Panama Editor Jessica Ramesch on travel in Panama.
Boomercafe.com features IL's article on living in Nicaragua.
Investors.com interview IL editors Dan Prescher and Suzan Haskins about moving abroad.
Marketwatch.com features IL's top 10 retirement havens
Ronan McMahon is interviewed by Kiplinger.com about the best property deals in Europe.
Huffington Post features IL's Healthiest Places to Live and Retire article.
Chicago Tribune features IL's real estate article on Greece.
MarketWatch runs an article about retiring overseas, featuring International Living.
IL editor Dan Prescher is interviewed by Business Insider about retiring overseas.
Thestreet.com runs an article on retiring overseas and quotes IL.
MSN features IL's article on Uruguay.
SFgate.com quotes IL editor Suzan Haskins on living in Merida, Mexico.
AARP features International Living's Global Retirement Index 2012.
Huffington Post publishes IL's 5 Affordable Retirement Cities.
Nuwireinvestor publishes IL's Cheapest Places to Retire in 2012 article.
Morningstar.com published IL's article on the World's Top Real Estate Markets in 2012.
The following publications have highlighted International Living's Global Real Estate Index: Easier.com; World Property Channel; PropertyCommunity.com; PropertyShowrooms.com; Dominicantoday.com; OverseasPropertyProfessional; AlternativeAssetAnalysis.com and gayapolis.com.
Investor's Business Daily links to International Living in a recent retirement article.
The Telegraph quotes International Living's Global Retirement Index 2012.
The Orlando Sentinel picks up International Living's Win a Dream Retirement Overseas contest.
The San Francisco Gate cites International Living as one of the top resources for information on retiring overseas.
IL editor Dan Prescher is interviewed by WSPA 7 On Your Side about the benefits of retiring overseas.
IL Panama Editor, Jessica Ramesch, is interviewed by KSTP about retiring in Panama.
The Financial Times refers to International Living's Quality of Life Index.
The UK Telegraph quotes International Living magazine.
Major news publications feature International Living's Win a Dream Test-Drive Retirement Overseas--All Expenses Paid: Reuters; MSN; USA Today; The New York Times Today; Lonely Planet; The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio); TimesColonist.com; Canada.com; Sympatico.ca; OttawaCitizen.com; The Star Phoenix; The Daily Reckoning; Future Expats; The Calgary Herald; Vancouver Sun; Yahoo News; Toronto Sun; Chicago Tribune; San Francisco Chronicle; Hindustan Times; Retirement-living.com; SmarterTravel.com; The Victoria Times.
IL's Jen Stevens talks to CNBC about retiring overseas and how you could win a test-drive retirement in Cuenca, Ecuador
CNBC features a slideshow of International Living's top retirement havens
Ecuador’s retirement capital: International Living quoted in The Economist
The world’s top 10 retirement havens: Market Watch
Why Ecuador is a great place to retire: Money Ville
The Best Place to Retire Abroad Is… The Wall Street Journal
Dan Prescher talks to Travel Talk Radio about the advantages of International Living. You can listen to the radio interview here.
IL editor Dan Prescher is interviewed by Matt Davio of eMisstrade.com on living full and part-time overseas. You can watch the interview here.
Property expert Ronan McMahon is interviewed by Michael Patrick Shiels on Michigan's Morning Show on why you should look at buying that quaint cottage in Ireland right now. You can listen to the interview here.
IL executive editor Jennifer Stevens is interviewed by Kiplinger for an article on 8 Great Places To Retire Abroad.
IL editor Dan Prescher is interviewed by Bankrate.com for an article entitled: 7 Financial Considerations for Future Expats
IL executive editor, Jennifer Stevens, is interviewed by the hosts of My Carolina Today about how you can earn a living in a developed world currency, but live in a country where the cost of living is much lower.
IL editor Dan Prescher is interviewed by CNBC. You can read the interview here: Retiring Outside the U.S. No Longer a Foreign Concept
How to Live to be 100: Dan Prescher is interviewed on BBC Radio Ulster about the healthiest places in the world to live. You can listen to the interview here. Read IL's full report on the world's healthiest places to live here
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