Whether you're thinking about retiring overseas or retired abroad twenty years ago, use our Country Forums to talk with other expats and retirees already living abroad, read articles about medicare, QDROPs, buying overseas property, choosing expat health insurance and more.
If you're thinking about retiring in Panama, here are 13 things you must know before you make the move.
Expats in Italy share 7 important tips for those preparing to retire in Italy.
If you're moving or retiring abroad, which appliances should you take? Which should you leave behind? What type of voltage converters should you buy? Mike Bieber answers these and other questions.
Hungary is sometimes overlooked as a retirement destination. Expats who retire in Hungary appreciate the low cost of living; rich history; friendly people; and beautiful cities, towns and countryside. Here are 7 places that retire expats recommend to check out when considering Hungary for retirement.
Retiring in Spain -- 5 Affordable Places to Retire in Spain
Many retirees move to Spain in search of a better lifestyle and lower cost of living. Here are 5 affordable places to retire in Spain that range from bustling coastal cities, like Valencia, to regions with small coastal villages, like Huercal-Overa in Andalucia.
Retiring in France -- 5 Affordable Places to Retire in France
The word affordable and France don't normally end up in the same sentence, but it's all relative and more affordable villages and cities do exist! They are often some of the most charming places to retire in France. Here are 5 affordable places to retire in France plus advice on how to find others.
Retiring in Italy -- The 7 Best Places to Retire in Italy
Italy's villages and cities appeal to retirees for many different reasons - the beautiful beaches, breathtaking countryside, amazing food, wonderful nightlife, bustling town markets and welcoming people. In this article, we cover several of our readers' favorite places.
Retiring Abroad -- 5 Great Places to Retire in Asia
We asked expats and searched our forums for recommendations about where to retire in Asia. We pinpointed countries with affordable costs of living and have five great retirement locations. Please add your recommendations in the comments section!
Retiring in Mexico -- The Mexican Riviera
Do you want to retire in Mexico? The Mexican Riviera consists of over 1,000 miles of Pacific coastline including several of the best places to retire in Mexico. Scherrer's article offers great insight for those considering living in Mexico.
Retiring Abroad -- Best Places to Retire
Did you know that some countries court foreign retirees offering discounts on things such as medicines, closing costs when buying property and big tax breaks such as zero tax on foreign-earned income and pension, tax-free imports for household goods -- even cars.
Retiring abroad is a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees considering overseas retirement by taking our new Overseas Retirement report. Describe how you chose your area, the challenges and rewards of retiring overseas, the retiree lifestyle in your area and more. Submit an Overseas Retirement report under your username or anonymously. Recent submissions:
Retirement in Hopkins Village, Belize
An expat in Hopkins Village, Belize talks about retiring in Belize. He offers advice about renting before buying, buying a car, cost of living, going to church, adapting to Belizean culture (and humidity!), opening a bank account and much more.
Retirement in Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador
An expat who retired to Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador enjoys Bahia's very low cost of living, fresh uncontaminated food and warm climate. He wishes he had been more cautious with investments given the issues in Ecuador with the 7.8 earthquake last April. The experience has taught him a lot about buying property and property laws.
Retirement in New Providence, Bahamas
An expat retiree on New Providence, Bahamas, which is the home of the capital Nassau, offers valuable advice on how to retire there. Information on housing, health care, transportation, night life and more is provided.
Retirement in Budapest, Hungary
A U.S. retiree in Budapest, Hungary offers advice on living abroad, including health care, cost of living and some financial considerations.
Retirement in Chiang Mai, Thailand
An expat who retired in Chiang Mai Thailand offers some detailed insight into what it means to live abroad there. Health care in Chiang Mai, crime, cost of living and more are covered.