Building A Home Frontier-Style Without the Nanny State

Building A Home Frontier-Style Without the Nanny State

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August 10, 2017

When artist Cynthia Hass Bishop met her now husband, Fred Bishop, she had an important question for him: “Would you consider living outside the U.S.?” “When I was 10, I told my parents I wanted to go the University of Mexico City,” she says. Exploring has always been in her blood. And Panama was on her list early on.

In Photos: Walk into a Convenient Retirement in These 3 Cities

In Photos: Walk into a Convenient Retirement in These 3 Cities

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August 9, 2017

As I approach retirement, I realize that I will want my day-to-day life to be convenient. And, for me, having the option of walking to and from the places that supply what I want and need will be important. It will be crucial to live in a city where I can find the daily necessities and minor luxuries within walking distance of where I live.

A Slower Pace of Life in a Rural French Hamlet

A Slower Pace of Life in a Rural French Hamlet

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August 7, 2017

“Our lifestyle is more relaxed here. We don’t live to work but the other way around. The cost of buying a home, living comfortably in the country, and eating good food is lower here compared to the U.S.,” says Laura Springham about rural France where she, her husband Keith, and their son Patrick moved almost two years ago.

Swapping Financial Worries for $1,000-a-Month Fun in León

Swapping Financial Worries for $1,000-a-Month Fun in León

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August 6, 2017

I was a single parent raising a daughter in the U.S. and working in logistics management. Every time I was laid off, which happened several times, I was thrown into complete panic—how would I pay my bills and keep a roof over my child’s head? It was the most horrific fear I’ve ever experienced.