How To Retire Overseas

It Started With A Tour Of Ireland

Oct. 26, 2011, Baltimore, Maryland: Over the past two-and-a-half decades, Kathleen Peddicord has reinvented her life from Baltimore, Maryland, to Waterford, Ireland, and then to Paris and, most recently, Panama City, where she has been living, raising children, and running her Live and Invest Overseas publishing group for the past three-and-a-half years.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

"Does it ever bother you that your life is over?"

Kaitlin, my daughter, walking ahead of us, turned off-handedly, looking back at me over her shoulder without breaking stride, to ask her out-of-the-blue question.

Meandering along the bay-side promenade in Galway, Ireland, enjoying the sunshine and the ocean air, with the ice-blue Irish Sea on our left, the city's cobblestoned central square to our right,


The Cost Of Living In Argentina

Cristina Wins Big (Again) In Argentina—What Does It Mean For You?

Oct. 25, 2011, Buenos Aires, Argentina: Both politics and economics in Argentina continue to be studies in the unorthodox. For the would-be retiree in Argentina, Argentina politics and economics are translating to a higher cost of living.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

"Over the weekend here in Argentina," writes Intrepid Correspondent Paul Terhorst from his sometimes home outside Buenos Aires, "President Cristina was reelected for another four-year term.

"As background: Cristina's husband Nestor Kirchner was appointed president after Argentina's economic debacle in 2002. He quickly called elections and won a four-year term. The Argentine constitution restricts presidents to two consecutive mandates. So four years ago his wife Cristina replaced him. She won in a landslide.


The Benefits Of Dual Nationality

How To Ensure Your Economic Survival

Oct. 24, 2011, Panama City, Panama: A second passport can be a critical part of your live, retire, and invest overseas plan.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

"The American government is bankrupt," writes Bob Bauman JD, Offshore Correspondent and Legal Counsel for The Sovereign Society.

"Our federal debt is on track to rise from US$14.3 trillion to US$22.2 trillion...that is an average debt burden of US$71,000 for everyone living in the United States today.

"And you and I are going to pay for it. The sooner you recognize that one salient fact the better off you'll be.


How To Earn A Living Overseas

Fund Your New Life Overseas With A Franchise

Oct. 23, 2011, Panama City, Panama: An international franchise can be a great option for finding a way to earn a living overseas.

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Dear Overseas Opportunity Letter Reader,

"Kathleen," wrote a reader this week, "I just read one of your newsletters talking about all the different ways expats can fund their lives overseas. This is of great interest to me, as I am in the process of making my own plan for relocating to a new country and need to find a way to generate an income there.

"I remember that your daughter, Kaitlin, was going to start an online tour business for Panama, but now I see that she'll be starting an Internet-based franchise relevant to the fast-growing expat market around the world. Do you mind telling me what prompted the change in plans?"


The World’s Best Places To Retire

Retirement Cocktails

Oct. 20, 2011, Orlando, Florida: Your retire overseas plan can include two or three or more of the world’s top retirement havens.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

"Kathleen, you recommend so many different places," began an attendee at last week's Retire Overseas Conference in Orlando, Florida, "and so many of them seem appealing for different reasons.

"I can't choose. I think this is likely a problem for a lot of other folks, as well.

"What I'm realizing now, listening to you and the other speakers here these past few days, is that I don't have to choose. At least I don't have to choose only one destination. I could create a kind of cocktail of destinations, different places where I'd do different things.


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Kathleen Peddicord

Kathleen Peddicord is the founder of the Live and Invest Overseas publishing group. With more than 25 years experience covering this beat, Kathleen reports daily on current opportunities for living, retiring, and investing overseas in her free e-letter.

Her book, How To Retire Overseas—Everything You Need To Know To Live Well Abroad For Less, was recently released by Penguin Books.

Read more here.


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