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How to Prepare for an International Living Conference

How to Prepare for an International Living Conference

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September 14, 2022

Over the last 21+ years, I’ve attended...conservatively...close to 100 International Living events...both as an organizer and presenter. But more than that, I think of myself as a regular attendee. Because although I’ve heard some version of some topics more than once, I always learn something new. And I am never bored. I always come away...

5 Reasons Why Now is the Time to Retire Overseas

5 Reasons Why Now is the Time to Retire Overseas

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September 13, 2022

The future seems uncertain to me—economically, politically, socially. You might have that feeling, too. And you might be thinking of putting an escape plan in place…a way to secure a safe haven for yourself and your family that suits your budget, your interests, your preferences, and your timeline…a way for you to get out from under the cloud of uncertainty.

The Cheapest Places in the World to Live in 2022

The Cheapest Places in the World to Live in 2022

Affordability is often the single-most influential factor in choosing an overseas retirement destination. After all, who wants to spend their golden years counting pennies and wondering how far the next Social Security check will stretch? That’s the beauty of travel, and International Living’s Annual Global Retirement Index—you have the power to choose a country with a cost of living that suits your budget.

How, and Why, to Escape Uncle Sam’s Financial Shackles

How, and Why, to Escape Uncle Sam’s Financial Shackles

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October 25, 2021

Whether it’s banking, opening an overseas brokerage account, or access to opportunities such as my $21,000 crypto play, Uncle Sam is an albatross around our neck. He either paternalistically prevents us from investing our money as we see fit, or he imposes such numbingly burdensome rules that financial companies see Americans as liabilities to actively avoid...

Build a More Secure Future With Your Own “Plan B”

Build a More Secure Future With Your Own “Plan B”

Americans—perhaps you among them—are increasingly asking the question: “How do I protect myself and my family in this current environment?” I’m not talking about hand-washing or social distancing at a local restaurant. I’m talking about “structural” ways to begin building a moat of sorts around yourself and your family...