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international health insurance for expatriates

International Health Insurance Options for Expats

You’ve found your perfect place to live abroad or a beach where you can live a nice life in retirement, but there are still nagging details that go along with the fun. If you’re going to move abroad for an extended
Ecuador is the cheapest place to live in South America and a great deal for cheap retirement

The Cost of Living in Ecuador for Expats

The cost of living in Ecuador is quite low for expats and the country continually shows up as one of the cheapest places to retire in the world. As Ecuador resident and author Susan Schenck says, “I knew I could not
travel banking back-ups with multiple debit cards and credit cards

What’s Your Travel Banking Back-up Plan?

These days I always have travel insurance, but what has gotten used more often is travel banking insurance. No, I don’t actually have a policy that protects my bank accounts, but I do always have multiple banking back-up plans for my
Retirement on social security by a beach

10 Beach Destinations Where You Can Easily Retire on Social Security Checks Alone

Are you dreaming of a beach life when you get into your senior years? Do you wish you could gaze out at the ocean with your morning coffee or at sunset on a regular basis, but assume that you can’t afford
things travelers couldn't do 25 years ago

25 Things Travelers Couldn’t Do 25 Years Ago

Around 25 years ago, I was probably kicking back on some tropical island, staying in a $4 bungalow, wondering whether I should have rice or noodles for my next meal. I was traveling through Southeast Asia, Nepal, India, Greece, Turkey, Holland,