Retirement without borders : how to retire abroad in Mexico, France, Italy, Spain, Costa Rica, Panama, and other sunny foreign places (and the secret to making it happen without stress)
Offers a guide to retiring abroad, explains the process of testing, researching, and living in other countries, and covers major issues including immigration, health care, finances, real estate, and taxes.
|Edition:||First Scribner trade paperback edition.|
|Summary:||Offers a guide to retiring abroad, explains the process of testing, researching, and living in other countries, and covers major issues including immigration, health care, finances, real estate, and taxes.|
|Physical Description:||xi, 418 pages : maps ; 24 cm|
|Bibliography:||Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-401) and index.|
New York :
Simon & Schuster,
Table of Contents:
- Daydreams : 10 reasons to consider moving abroad
- Reality check : uh-oh: 7 reasons not to retire abroad
- Medical checkup: Health: the big one
- Do your "home" work: at last!: real estate! our secret sauce
- Do the math: money: okay, maybe THIS is the big one
- Test yourself: Checklist: what's important to you (and your spouse)
- Get your grades: a report card
- Add it up: how much will I need to live on?
- Country by country : prepare to submerge
- Latin America. Wait! Pop quiz! Should you retire in Mexico?
- Mexico : the primary destination
- Belize : the English-spoken enclave
- Nicaragua : coming up on the radar
- Costa Rica : the peaceful one
- Panama : best retirement benefits
- Field trip : Panama's new settlers
- Europe. Wait! Pop quiz! Should you retire in France?
- France : the grande dame
- Italy : la dolce vita
- Croatia : the new frontier
- Spain : the possible dream
- Portugal : touch of old Europe
- Also consider : a sampler of other retirement destinations: Argentina, Australia, The Caribbean, Ecuador, Greece, Honduras, New Zealand, The Philippines, Thailand
- Volunteering without borders
- The charts
- Trend spotting: a chat with the Professor of Expatology.