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In 1991 Billy and Akaisha Kaderli retired at the age of 38. Now, into their 3rd decade of this financially independent lifestyle, they invite you to take advantage of their wisdom and experience.

Retirement Relocation Sites

AARO - Association of Americans Resident Overseas founded in 1973 and headquartered in Paris, is an international, non-partisan association with members in 46 countries. It researches issues that significantly affect the lives of overseas Americans and keeps its members informed on those issues.  

AlloExpat is an expatriate information and resource portal which connects expats living in or moving to over 89 countries across the globe, and includes an online forum.

AngloInfo Worldwide is composed of a network of expatriate sites worldwide offering forums, guides, and other information.

Australia's Oak Tree Group Retirement Villages - Providing quality retirement homes at affordable prices to the average Australian senior is what sets Oak Tree Retirement Villages apart from the rest.

Beacon Hill Village is designed to make remaining at home a safe, comfortable and cost-effective solution. By partnering with proven providers of services, Beacon Hill Village is able to offer its members preferred access to social and cultural activities, exercise opportunities and household and home maintenance services, as well as medical care and assisted living at home. As a nonprofit, membership organization, it can provide these programs and services more cost-effectively than most conventional retirement communities. Learn how to make your neighborhood or town into a Village by ordering their manual.

Best States to Retire - Money Saving Pro What are the best states for retirement? This study examines data in a number of key factors for retirees.  

Best Walking Cities Finder has reviewed the 10 biggest cities in each state to see how they rate for walking. Based on dozens of criteria including walking commuters, green space, safe streets, mass transit availability and number of cars per household.

BritishExpats is a resource for British expatriates around the world. Immigration and general discussion forums, blogs, articles, photo gallery, classifieds chatroom and more.

Canuck Abroad caters to the Canadian expatriate, but provides information and resources — including a forum — which are equally useful to Americans and other expatriates.

The Caretaker Gazette is a unique newsletter containing property caretaking and house sitting jobs, advice, and information for property caretakers, housesitters, and landowners. Published since 1983, it's the only publication in the world dedicated to the property caretaking field. Benefits for subscription members.

Chapala and Mexico Travel Information Find out about living Lakeside from our own recommendations. Forums, weather, real estate, restaurants, activities, medical information and more.

City-Data Full of geographical data and statistics on crime, cost of living, climate, hospitals, schools, and air pollution, along with a vast social network with 1,000,000 members, A great place to start your search for a perfect place to live. A tremendous resource for all sorts of useful data.

Couch Surfing is a world wide network for making connections between travelers and the local communities they visit. Save money on housing expenses while traveling and make new friends all over the world! 

Digital Nomad List has interesting data on cost of living and quality of life by a variety of measures for cities around the world. You can search just on cost of living, best cities if you’re a single guy (or girl), cheapest, safest (for women), and where you can make the most on Airbnb. They have a list of best cities to work from home which they call their digital nomad list based on “internet speed, cost of living, weather and fun.”

Earth Costs Ever wonder what it costs to live in a certain city, state or country? Join this free forum and find out from those who actually live in these locations. This is a global cost of living community.  

Easy Expat provides practical and up-to-date information for expatriates on subjects such as careers and jobs overseas, moving abroad, taxes, accommodations, healthcare, international schools, childcare, repatriation, and social life.

Ecuador Relocation Tours Various tours available, coastal and Andes mountains. Tell Aaron we said hello!  

Escape Artist solid selection of information for living, purchasing real estate, retirement and working overseas. If you are looking for something specific, utilize the search button at the top right of the webpage.

Expat Exchange Moving overseas, living abroad, expat healthcare, expat finance, expat blogs, repatriation, tips, property, forum.  

Expat Info Desk offers Expats on the ground research and reviews written by Expats for Expats. Tax information, where to live, how to move your pets. Whether you want to retire abroad or begin a business this site is a good resource.

Expat Expert The Daddy of all ex-pat links, Americans abroad, as well as other nationalities will all enjoy this site. Good advice, news, great links. Valuable information, Blog, chat groups.

 

Expat Focus For information about living abroad. Country guides, financial advice, moving guide, tax services, newsletter, forums.  

Expatistan Cost of Living Index is a calculator that allows you to compare the cost of living between cities around the world. The comparisons allow you to get a better understanding of the cost of living of any city before you move there.    

Expat Network is an online resource for expatriates living and working abroad; features job board (for registered members) and an expat forum.

Expatriate Websites Worldwide has the largest online database of information specifically on international relocation. If you want to live overseas, work, or purchase property this is the place to start.

Expat Weekly Telegraph is an online section of the Weekly Telegraph (U.K.) dedicated to expatriate living, with resources, news, articles, and information.

Expat Woman From the start, ExpatWoman.com was written by women for women, focusing on the needs and interests of women on the move, by themselves and with their families. Need help? Curious? Check out their forums.

Expatriates.com provides an extensive resource directory, discussion board, etc. for the expatriate.

Expatica This Netherlands-based site provides useful resources for those living and working in the Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain, Belgium, and Russia; also publishes an online newsletter and the annual Expat Survival Guide with basic information on living abroad.

Expats Abroad Nowhere will you find more useful relocation information than from speaking to someone who has already done it! Check out message boards and chat rooms.  

FirstGov—Americans Living and Traveling Abroad Part of the U.S. government’s main web portal, provides information on formalities and legal aspects of living abroad; a very comprehensive and highly practical web resource for the expatriate.

Florida - The 10 Best Retirement Communities in Florida It’s no secret that Florida has some of the best retirement communities in the United States. But with hundreds of communities and dozens of cities to choose from, the search for the perfect place can be overwhelming.   

Future Expats Forum is a very fine website in the form of a blog which explores many expatriate issues for those present and future, including crearting a portable career and preparation for moving abroad.

Great Retirement Spots profiles retirement places to live nationally and internationally. They take into consideration cost-of-living which includes housing, utilities, food, transportation and taxes. Check out their below-cost-of-living locations or sign up for their weekly newsletter. You may be pleasantly surprised.

iExpats aims to help expats make their money work harder by providing the latest financial and investment news from around the world. Get the latest information on banking, tax, forex, pensions, mortgages, savings, insurance and more explained in simple terms by the iExpats team of experts.  

Iagora is an online marketplace for those interested in studying in Europe, with job listings, housing resources, and forums.

InterNations.org, is the first international online community that connects expats in over 350 cities worldwide. Our members interact with other global minds in a secure online and offline environment. Contact address: InterNations GmbH, Schwanthalerstrasse 39, 80336 München, Germany.

JustLanded offers "everything you need to live abroad — connecting expats worldwide."

Living Car Free Car free cities, car free details, resources, books, links.

Live Work Abroad helps you use the online world to bring choice and opportunity into every part of your life. If you want to know more about being a Digital Nomad, this is the place.

Malaysia My Second Home Program is promoted by the Government of Malaysia to allow foreigners who fulfill certain criteria, to stay in Malaysia for as long as possible on a multiple-entry social visit pass. The Social Visit Pass is initially for a period of ten (10) years and is renewable. English is the second language of Malaysia, their crime rate is low and they boast a high standard of living with modern infrastructure.

MayFlower  can help you to Relocate if you have pets. This can be stressful for both you and your spouse. For moving tips and information.

Meetup lists group meetings in cities around the world to help bring people with common interests together and promote the development of active local communities. The “Expat American” category lists hundreds of Meetup groups for expatriates from around the world.

Mortgage Calculator Unsure how much you can afford to spend on a house? Use this calculator to figure home loan affordability from the lender's point of view.  

Network for Living Abroad is community for sharing experience and advice for studying, working, volunteering or retiring abroad. Resources include links to other sites pertaining to expatriate life, in-country contacts, employment abroad, volunteer opportunities and more. Articles on specific countries, message board, classified ads and free e-zine. 

Newcomers Club Worldwide Directory is a worldwide directory of newcomers clubs for the newly arrived expatriate.

Numbeo allows you to see, share and compare information about cost of living worldwide. Cost of Living comparisons, prices by city, baskets of goods and services, travel costs, property markets and email newsletter.  

Panama Expats is a source of information about moving to or living in Panama. Monitored by three Expats who have 20 years experience of living in Panama, who promise to give you the good, bad and the ugly lowdown on living in Panama.

Portugal - Johnny's Guide to Lisbon, Portugal for Digital Nomads. Extensive information plus how to obtain residency and visas and dealing with the Schengen Visa. 

 

Private Communities is the perfect site to discover and explore private, golf, gated, or retirement communities to find your primary home or secondary home. Look up private gated communities by state or lifestyle and compare them.  

Panama - Living in Chriqui A Welcoming and Panama-Positive Space for anyone interested in low-budget living in Chiriqui Province, Republic of Panama. Forums, business and restaurant reviews, events, classifieds and more.  

Panama Relocation Tours 6 day 5 night ALL-INCLUSIVE Panama Relocation Tour ™ will introduce you to the inexpensive and wonderful lifestyle available … Tell Jackie Lange we said hello! 

Questions about overseas credit card fees? This short article on Kiplingers helps you sort through the maze.

RealtyTrac is a comprehensive and convenient marketplace for homeowners, investors and real estate professionals. If you are thinking of relocating in retirement, take advantage of this site. There's a Learning center and FAQ's, a national network of over 5,000 real estate professionals to assist users, and a national network of mortgage providers.

Resource Page for Active Adults Retirement Living Want to reduce housing costs? Looking for alternatives to your high maintenance home? Information sources and lists of communities to get your mind thinking of the options you have available. Worth Checking out.

Retire Cheap Asia Videos, budget calculator, how to get more life for less money. 

Retirement Living Information Center is an easy-to-use resource center for reports on great places to retire, tax information on each state, and monthly reports on new retirement communities. There is an online newsletter, books and online publications, a guide to state aging agencies, and access to information about special assistive products and services.

Retiring Overseas Ever wonder where the best places are to retire overseas? Nine countries are listed, along with facts and criteria for choosing the best place for you to retire. You can even participate in a blog to ask others their opinions!

RetirePedia Make retiring your adventure! Live more for less. 

Safety in Guatemala Q&A with a Reader We think that Guatemala is one of the best kept secrets in terms of a place to retire.

Social Security for US Expats and Dual-Citizens by John Ohe, IRS Enrolled Agent and CFA. Social Security is a lifelong pension provided by the US government. It can be a critical source of income during one’s retirement years. 

Social Security Payments Overseas is an electronic booklet which will help you sort out how to receive your Social Security payments while overseas. So if you have questions about direct deposit, or to which countries your check cannot be sent, take a look at this site.  

Sperling's Best Places  Compare cost of living, schools, climate and crime rate. Be sure to take a look at their Recent Studies Page.

Taking your dogs, cats, birds, reptiles to Mexico By Mexico Mike.

Tales from a Small Planet is a fine webzine with news, stories, links, excellent message boards, and other resources for travelers and expatriates.

Top Retirements will lead you to the best retirement communities in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Canada, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Delaware, and Florida. You can read about the best places to reitire for 2013 or check out the best_college_towns in which to retire. Perhaps you would like to review the Directory of active_adult_communities for the nation. Home page .

Thailand Apartments for Rent This web site has some very good affordable apartments for rent in places like Chaing Mai, Chon Buri, Khon Kaen, and Rayong. Worth a look!    

Traveling Mailbox View your postal mail online anywhere in the world with an online postal mailbox. Receive your mail and parcels anywhere in the world with our mail forwarding options. Open and scan, forward, or shred. - Securely view your mail online anywhere! 

Viviendo_en_Panama is dedicated to providing true, non biased, and factual information to English speaking expatriates who are searching for information about living and working in Panama in a "non-sales-pitch" forum.

Walkscore Find a walkable neighborhood or find the rating of your own neighborhood. You lose weight each time you walk to the grocery store. You spend less money on your car—or you don't own a car. When you shop, you support your local economy. You talk to your neighbors. Check out a real estate Walk Score Tile

Which City Fits You Best? A series of 17 questions will help match your personality to your ideal locale.

Women Living in Community If you are divorced, widowed, in transition, pursuing late-life spirituality, looking for co-housing or community, check out this resource page. If mindfulness and service is your focus, or if you want to approach aging as a positive journey filled with learning, wisdom and possibilities, this is an excellent start.

Workpermit.com provides useful information about immigration and work permits for a variety of countries.

'Worry-Free' Housing People often ask us how we are able to travel for lengths of time and still maintain a home base. Read how we do it!

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Billy and Akaisha Kaderli are recognized retirement experts and internationally published authors on topics of finance and world travel. With the wealth of information they share on their award winning website RetireEarlyLifestyle.com, they have been helping people achieve their own retirement dreams since 1991. They wrote the popular books, The Adventurer’s Guide to Early Retirement and Your Retirement Dream IS Possible available on their website bookstore or on Amazon.com.

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