But Isn’t It Expensive To Live There?
Jan. 15, 2012, Panama City, Panama: Cost of living in retirement is a relative, highly controllable idea that depends greatly on how you decide to live in retirement.
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Dear Overseas Opportunity Letter Reader,
"But I'd think that France would be more expensive," remarked my interviewer Friday afternoon.
"More expensive than what?" I had to ask.
Few things in this world are absolutely expensive. Most things are only relatively so, compared with something else.
The gentleman interviewing me on Friday for the book he's writing was wondering about the reasons an American would think about leaving the United States and living or retiring overseas. Cost, I explained, is a big motivator...the need to escape a high cost of living and the desire to go in search of a more affordable one.