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$660 a Month Rent for a Southern European Lifestyle in Portugal

$660 a Month Rent for a Southern European Lifestyle in Portugal

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April 17, 2018

Michael J. Day zeroed in on Portugal as his overseas retreat because it offered him much of what he loved about living on the U.S. West Coast. “It has hiking, mountain biking, surfing, and sunny weather,” he says. Portugal also offered him a new language to learn...

Live in “The World’s Most Beautiful Bay” from $850 a Month

Live in “The World’s Most Beautiful Bay” from $850 a Month

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April 13, 2018

When I first came to Vietnam, back in 2005, I visited Nha Trang and loved it. The beaches were gorgeous, the people were friendly, and the strong expat presence beckoned me. I stayed for a few days, then returned again, drawn to the carefree...

The Real, Money-Saving Benefits I Get From Panama’s Pensionado Program

The Real, Money-Saving Benefits I Get From Panama’s Pensionado Program

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April 8, 2018

When my wife, Abbe, and I looked to retire overseas a few years ago, I found that Panama’s excellent Pensionado Visa or Retirement Program was a great way to stretch my Social Security pension. Naturally, the perks sounded like a perfect way to save some money...