Home to 4.4 million people, New Zealand and its awesome landscapes are admittedly a long way from North America. But as our winter is their summer, you could consider retiring here part-time. In a pollution-free environment, it’s much easier to embrace a healthy lifestyle.
In the United States, single-family home owners pay an average of $3,296 in property taxes a year. In some states—like New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Texas, Virginia, Connecticut, and California—the average is $7,000 a year.
Our Biggest and Best Look at Mexico Ever! Few places are as full of life, as colorful, magical, and as affordable…as Mexico—where you can enjoy a rich retirement on a low budget of $1,800 a month or less With International Living’s Fast Track Mexico Recordings Package, you’ll discover dozens of the country’s best destinations—beaches, highlands, colonial cities, resort Read more...: 2018 Fast Track Mexico Recordings Package
In the Right Spots Overseas, as Little as $1,485 a Month Can Bankroll a Good Life… Which Means You Can Retire Comfortably on a Social Security Check Alone Let us pinpoint for you the communities that would suit you best and hand you a personalized blueprint for getting there. Dear International Living Reader, Retire sooner. Read more...: 2017 Retire Overseas Bootcamp Recordings Package
Living on an island conjures up images of white sandy beaches, sparkling blue water and no rush hour traffic.We all dream of one day retiring to a tropical paradise, buying a second home in a quaint beach town where its summer all year round...
Bonnie Hayman – IL Nicaragua Correspondent Hi David, There are SO many great reasons to move overseas that it is impossible to list them all. I chose Nicaragua 8 years ago and I’ll never leave! Here are some reasons why: I’m so much happier here. I’m a middle class gal from the states who Read more...: “What are the best reasons to retire overseas?”
Jason Holland – Roving Latin America Correspondent Hi! Costa Rica might be a good fit for you. First, there is excellent medical care here at a low cost. There is a public, government-run healthcare system that is available to citizens and foreign legal residents for a low monthly fee. And there are also private doctors, Read more...: “Looking for a country with good medical care and high speed internet/phone service?”
“One man’s crisis is another man’s opportunity,” says real estate expert and International Living contributor, Ronan McMahon. “At least, that is the case in two of three beach towns I’m watching closely for 2018, with an eye to potential profits.”
When you move overseas, there are few better ways to integrate into your community than through volunteering. Volunteering is an ideal way to meet new people. You’ll meet the locals and other expats, giving you plenty of chances to expand your circle of friends.
If you’re of retirement age and you’ve decided to retire overseas, lucky you. And smart you. Not only are you about to embark on an adventure of a lifetime, but you’ve likely made a very wise decision. Because almost anywhere you might settle will surely cost less than living in the U.S. these days...