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Active Adult Communities for Retirement

The best time to look for houses for sale is just before the annual lifestyle fees or rent is due. Continue reading

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How to Retire/Live/Travel with Only Social Security

We are real estate brokers but lost all of our assets in the real estate crash. Continue reading

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When All Feels Helpless, There is Something You CAN Do

When we feel helpless, we are not without power. Continue reading

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Q&A From an Aspiring Near-Term Retiree

I am actually starting to visit different international sites to “recon” where to retire, and I have a 6-8 point criteria of what I think I want.
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Are You Afraid to Retire?

How can I deal with the fear of stepping over the retirement fence? Continue reading

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Is Chapala, Mexico the Place for You?

We once rented a beautiful place – spacious, sunny, all new appliances and fit our every need — except one of the neighbors had a yelping uncontrolled dog and she fed 15 feral cats… which made living there very uncomfortable! Continue reading

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My Life as an Expat in Chiang Khong

Even 10 or 12 years ago if anyone had suggested I would leave my country of Australia, my home, family, friends and go and live somewhere far, far away from everything familiar to me, I would have laughed and told them they were “barking mad.” Continue reading

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Relocating: How Do I Choose the Clothes and Accessories to Bring?

What happened was that styles changed, my body shape changed, and things like high heels — for me — were not the kind of shoes I could navigate in on cobblestone streets and broken sidewalks. I had gorgeous snakeskin and eel skin bags and matching shoes — which, since I kept them — simply dried out without the joy of my wearing them to death. Continue reading

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Retire to Chile, South America, Part II

Retire to Chile, South America – Do you have questions about Visas, Banking, Postal Services, Transport, Cost of Living? Find out more. Continue reading

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Comments on Going Naked; Health Insurance

What about a catastrophic illness like MS or cancer? I would think that even at the reduced costs overseas something like that would have the potential to wipe out your nest egg, no? Continue reading

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