Where Should A Couple In Their 60’s Retire?

Where Should A Couple In Their 60’s Retire?

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February 20, 2017

Hi IL experts My husband Bill and I want to leave the miserable winters behind and move our retirement overseas. We are both in our mid 60’s and of good health. We are still undecided on where we want to retire to but we are open to suggestions. We have a combined SS of $1950 Read more...: Where Should A Couple In Their 60’s Retire?

5 Riviera Maya Activities That Aren’t on the Beach

5 Riviera Maya Activities That Aren’t on the Beach

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February 20, 2017

The Riviera Maya is a glorious stretch of sparkling white sand and turquoise-green Caribbean waters, bathed in balmy tropical sunshine. Beginning in Cancún at the northeast tip of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, and running about 80 miles south along Mexico’s Caribbean coast, this spectacular stretch of palm-studded beach draws about five million vacationers from across the globe, each year, making it the Caribbean’s number one vacation destination.

Correcting the One Big Misconception About Expat Taxes

Correcting the One Big Misconception About Expat Taxes

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February 14, 2017

“I’ve just gotten residence in Ecuador. That means I don’t have to file my U.S. taxes anymore, doesn’t it?” This is the type of question I hear regularly. There are many misconceptions about Americans living overseas, a common one being that once you move overseas, you are no longer required to file a tax return.

Get Paid $200 for Writing an Email

Get Paid $200 for Writing an Email

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February 4, 2017

I hear you're looking for a portable income to help you move overseas. I don't blame you. Why live where you don't want to...when you can live anywhere? The beaches of Central American are on your doorstep...Southeast Asia has some beautiful—and low-cost—places where you can set up home...and the cultures of Europe are waiting to be explored.

The Reluctant Spouse: What to Do When Your Partner Doesn’t Want to Move Overseas

The Reluctant Spouse: What to Do When Your Partner Doesn’t Want to Move Overseas

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February 3, 2017

We first met Laura and Joel (not their real names) a decade ago on the shores of Mexico’s Lake Chapala, where they were vacationing. He was retired and she was happily working as a network television sales executive. He wanted her to quit her job and move to Mexico with him and she was having none of it.