Should we retire in Costa Rica or Panama?

Should we retire in Costa Rica or Panama?

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June 8, 2018

My husband and I are starting to consider seriously retiring in either of Costa Rica or Panama in the next couple of years. We need a country with easily accessible and excellent healthcare, plus one to which our Canadian pensions are easily portable. Our combined retirement income would amount to approximately $2100.00 net per month. Read more...: Should we retire in Costa Rica or Panama?

Which country would best suit a single person retiring on $2000 a month?

Which country would best suit a single person retiring on $2000 a month?

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May 16, 2018

Which country would best suit a single person retiring on $2000 a month? I am a single woman aged 60 and I want to retire overseas in the next two years. I will require modest living requirements just somewhere where the crime rate is not high as general safety would be a concern...

Want to Retire Early? Here’s How

Want to Retire Early? Here’s How

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May 7, 2018

The ultimate dream for many North Americans is to retire early. But the problem is, how do you afford it? In a time when people are working past retirement age just so they can afford to maintain their current lifestyle (a recent U.S. jobs report states that almost 19% of people 65 or older are working at least Read more...: Want to Retire Early? Here’s How

Food in France

Food in France

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March 19, 2018

In France, food is sacred. When preparing a dish, the freshest, best quality ingredients one can afford are chosen. Before anyone eats a bite, the table is laid with care, even if it’s just a simple lunch...

5 of the Best Tropical Islands for Retirees

5 of the Best Tropical Islands for Retirees

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March 19, 2018

In this article, we outline the best five tropical island paradises for retirees. These places meet all the criteria needed to make them perfect retirement havens. As well as looking the part, all five of these islands—spread throughout the world—are becoming easier to get to as more and more flights open up to and from North America. Many tropical getaways have been consumed by commercialism, leaving them beyond every reasonable budget. But the islands on our list remain affordable, as attested by our expat experts on the ground. On some, it’s possible to live for as little as $1,500 a month including rent.