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We’re Living All Over Europe on $2,600 a Month

We’re Living All Over Europe on $2,600 a Month

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July 25, 2017

“Traveling is a fountain of youth,” says Christina Daggett, as she sits down to dinner with her husband, Tim. It’s evening in the town of Hawick, Scotland, where they are currently staying. “I can’t imagine going back to the States or our old lifestyle. Nothing could be better than what we’re doing now.”

Madrid: 5 Reasons Why Now is The Time to Go

Madrid: 5 Reasons Why Now is The Time to Go

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July 19, 2017

If you’re considering a visit to Europe—or even a move—Madrid needs to be on your radar. A sunshine-filled cultural haven, this friendly city will capture your heart without breaking your budget. The underlying authentic charm and laidback, understated vibe of Spain’s capital proved irresistible to me when I first arrived.

Social Security is Complicated: 3 Little-Known Rules

Social Security is Complicated: 3 Little-Known Rules

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July 17, 2017

People often ask me how Social Security became so complicated. The answer is that it didn’t start as the simplest possible system to begin with; then over the decades it has morphed to ever-greater complexity due to legislation, regulatory orders, and court rulings. Let’s take a look at how just three of these changes came to be.