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Retiring Soon? These Countries & Cities Are the BEST Places In the World to Consider

1.  The 10 Best Places to Retire in Mexico

July 23, 2013 2 Comments

As an artist who is neither a real estate salesperson nor a travel agent pushing an agenda, I feel it’s time to look at the very best places in Mexico to retire with real pro’s and con’s so the reader can really make an informed decisions on where to go that serves their needs, interests and ambitions. Read on! Read More »

2. Retirement: The World’s Best Places are in North America (1); Central America (2); South America (3); Europe (2); Asia (2)

July 24, 2013

Loll in the lap of inexpensive luxury at any one of International Living’s 10 best retirement destinations: North America (1); Central America (2); South America (3); Europe (2); Asia (2)  Words: 1155 Read More »

3. Retiring? Here are 9 Countries in Asia Worth Considering

July 24, 2013 Comments Off

More and more retirees are looking to retire abroad where the sun shines almost daily, the weather is temperate, the lifestyle is enjoyable and the cost of living is a fraction of their current expenses. Have you ever considered Asia? This infographic compares the cost of living, lifestyle and personal safety of 9 countries worth considering. Words: 999; Photos: 5 Read More »

4. The 5 Best Retirement Cities in Asia

July 24, 2013 1 Comment

For an East Asian retirement destination that won’t leave you in complete culture shock 5 cities in particular satisfy the ‘expat criteria’ – widely spoken English, convenient transportation, modern shopping conveniences, friendly people, and great food. Below is a description of what these convenient and charming cities have to offer. Words: 999; Photos: 5 Read More »

5. 10 U.S.Cities With Great Weather for Retirees

July 24, 2013 1 Comment

Everyone’s interpretation of ideal weather isn’t the same – some want to spend their golden years soaking up the sun, while others prefer a place where they can be near ski slopes. That said, if you’re looking for what most of us would consider pleasant weather—places with plenty of sunshine, low amounts of rain or snow, fewest days below 32 degrees or above 90 degrees and low humidity—these locales came to mind as 10 of the best places [in the U.S.] to retire if weather is your main concern. Words: 585 Read More »

6. Mexico Is One of the 10 Best Countries to Retire In – Here Are the Other 9 and the Reasons Why

July 24, 2013

Rising costs in the U.S. are driving more people to consider retirement in less expensive locales and the list of potential resting spots is long and varied. International Living compiles annual lists on the best places to retire based on things like cost of living, ease of entry, healthcare, insurance and access to amenities. [Below are their top 10.] Words: 950 Read More »

7. Canada is a Great Place to Retire – Here’s Why

July 24, 2013

While [Green Valley] Arizona, [Naples] Florida, [Ajijic – Mexico or Mendoza – Argentina,] or some hidden island in a foreign land, might seem like the dream place to live out the end of one’s life, it turns out that Canadians just might be better off at home [and Americans and others should seriously consider emigrating to Canada sooner than later]. Here is a brief summary of the reasons why. Words: 842 Read More »

8. The Top 10 Countries to Retire In – For Those on a Budget

July 24, 2012

Rising costs in the U.S. are driving more people to consider retirement in less expensive locales and the list of potential resting spots is long and varied. International Living compiles annual lists on the best places to hang the retired hat based on things like cost of living, ease of entry, healthcare, insurance and access to amenities, and the Top 10 for 2012 includes some old favorites as well as new picks. [Let’s take a look.] Words: 950 Read More »

9. Where Does Your Country Rank as “Best” in World to Live?

July 24, 2011

Canadians are the second happiest group in the world, after Australia, according to the results of a new study in which citizens of 34 countries were able to rate their own country on the things that made them feel they were experiencing a happy life. Where do the United Kingdom and the United States rank themselves? Read on! Words: 517 Read More »

10. 5 Places to Retire and Rent for Less Than $500 Per Month

July 24, 2011 3 Comments

Housing is likely to be one of your biggest retirement expenses. One way to approach your search for the ideal overseas retirement haven is to focus on retire-overseas choices where housing is cheap. [Below I present five such places for your consideration.] Words: 1040 Read More »

11. Thinking About Retirement? Here Are the World’s 25 Best Places To Do So

October 2, 2010

International Living magazine released its annual Retirement Index of the best retirement destination in the world in the September 2010 issue. The U.S. reached #15 (up from #22 in 2009). [You will never guess which country was #1!] Words: 495 Read More »