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
Australia's Oak Tree Group Retirement
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
BritishExpats is a
resource for British expatriates around the world. Immigration and general
discussion forums, blogs, articles, photo gallery, classifieds chatroom and
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
Chapala and Mexico Travel Information Find out about living Lakeside from
our own recommendations. Forums, weather, real estate, restaurants, activities,
medical information and more.
Chapala Club News,
real estate, travel.
Chapala Town Facebook Page All about Chapala, all the
Board Forum For people with interest in the Lakeside
area and in moving to Mexico.
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!
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
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,
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.
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,
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.
Telegraph is an online section of the Weekly Telegraph (U.K.) dedicated to
expatriate living, with resources, news, articles, and information.
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.
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
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.
Financial Toolkit for opening and maintaining U.S. brokerage
and IRA accounts from overseas. Does your American broker want
to close your U.S. Investment account? Download this free
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.
Want to be a House Sitter? A great way to travel the world
and lower your housing costs is to house sit. Become a local,
avoid high priced hotels, live in exotic and interesting
locations. Learn more about house and pet sitting here on this
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.
"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
Need a Mailing Address in the U.S.? Try This!
- The best prices in the industry, three plans from which to choose.
View your mail online from anywhere in the world or have them send you
the physical mail to any address you choose.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
in which to retire.
Perhaps you would like to review the
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
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.
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
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!
About the Authors
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli are
recognized retirement experts and internationally published authors on
topics of finance, medical tourism 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
Early Lifestyle appeals to a different
kind of person – the person who prizes their
independence, values their time, and who doesn’t
want to mindlessly follow the crowd.