Ecuador: Where a Couple Can Live Comfortably On $21,000 a Year or Less

Ecuador has been one of our favorite locations for overseas investment and retirement for many years. In fact, we ranked it as the world’s best retirement destination six times in the last 12 years (2008-2019) in our Annual Global Retirement Index, due to its exceptional quality of life and affordable cost of living...

Which Golden Visa Is Right for You — Spain or Portugal?

Several European countries offer the option of obtaining legal residence through investment—often investment in real estate—in the country. These so-called “Golden Visa programs” aim at offering citizens of non-European Union countries a legal (and easy) way to gain residence and access to the EU. Here are the programs in two popular countries...