My wife and I are both looking into moving overseas. We would favor a more rural place than a beach community.We have been looking into mountain towns as IL has talked about some before. We have looked at Ecuador and Panama...
Hello, I was wondering if I retire in Belize and do not become an expat, am I still liable for taxes on my Social Security and 401k? What would I owe in Belize? Hi Hawk, Belize will not tax you on your income outside of Belize. If you become a resident of Belize and work for a Belizean company, or start a business in Belize, you will be taxed on that income...
My wife and I would like to retire in Central or South America but we have not decided on which country yet. We will have an income of roughly $2000 a month to live on and are wondering if it is possible for a couple to live well on this every month?
Take a walk down to the main plaza of San Miguel de Allende any evening and you can hear the classic sounds of mariachi music. Troupes stroll through the Jardin (as the main square and...
Suzan Haskins – IL Editor There are single women living in Ecuador on that amount. I’d suggest you look at the highlands area where you won’t need heat or air conditioning. (Electricity is expensive everywhere in Latin America so this will cut your expenses.) In Ecuador’s mountain towns, you should be able to rent a Read more...: Where could a single woman retire on $1300 a month?
My husband and I are thinking about retiring in Panama, but will not have anything other than social security income. Would we be able to live a decent lifestyle we are accustomed to in the US? Also, how do we go start the immigration process? Linda Card – Panama Correspondent Hi Lauren, From your questions Read more...: Can we live comfortably in Panama on our Social Security income?
I am interested in relocating to a different country. i have lived in United States my entire life, yet my heart has never really been here. Being an African american i love my African culture yet i’m also native american. What country would be best for an English speaking 50 something year old African American Read more...: What country would be best for an english speaking 50 something year old African American woman to live better in?
When ever I see TV shows or ads for retirement communities in Costa Rica, they are always on the Pacific coast. I prefer the Carribean side for sailing access to various islands. Is the east coast of these countries not developed for retirement?
I have a very general question for you as I consider my move overseas. I want to begin my next adventure overseas but will miss some aspects of life in the Unites States such as around holidays time. My question is how do expats celebrate Thanksgiving Overseas?
I'd never traveled with a celebrity before. When we arrived at the airport in Costa Rica, it was a madhouse. People kept coming up to take pictures with my companion. Customs officials rushed us through the line after a cursory check of our documents. Baggage handlers competed to grab our luggage.