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  • What country should I retire to to afford to be able to continue living?

    Asked by a 71 year old man from Pinehurst, NC on 7/23/2012

    What country should I retire to to afford to be able to continue living?

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  • Retiring abroad is a very compelling option for many retirees.

    Money Magazine recently listed six affordable places to retire abroad: Chiang Mai, Thailand, Las Tablas, Panama, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Cuenca, Ecuador, Leon Nicaragua an Medellin, Columbia. http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/On-Retirement/2011/11/29/6-affordable-places-to-retire-abroad-in-2012

    Here are a few additional resources:
    -- http://www.aarp.org/home-garden/livable-communities/best_places_to_retire_abroad/
    -- http://www.retire-abroad.org/
    -- http://www.cnbc.com/id/47467014/Retiring_Abroad_Pitfalls_of_Paradise
    -- http://moneyland.time.com/2012/04/26/retiring-abroad-is-more-hype-than-reality/

  • Login to rate this answer:   Answered on 7/23/2012
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