Expat Life In Panama City, Panama

A Year In Paitilla

Sept. 4, 2011, Panama City, Panama: Panama City offers a great diversity of retirement lifestyle options, from Casco Viejo to Marbella and Paitilla.

Also This Week: At Home In Italy...Asia Versus Europe Versus The Americas...Burning Ships, Not Bridges...

Dear Overseas Opportunity Letter Reader,

When we were planning for our move from Paris to Panama City three-and-a-half years ago, Lief and I had to make a choice:


Finding The Best Deal

The Best Deals Find You

Sept. 2, 2011, Panama City, Panama: The best way to find the best overseas property investment deals is by being in the market and then waiting for the foreign property investment opportunities to come to you.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

Here's something I've learned in my now nearly 20 years of experience investing in real estate around the world:

The best deals find you.


How To Retire Overseas

Burning Ships Not Bridges

Sept. 1, 2011, Panama City, Panama: When retiring overseas, it can be a good idea to burn your ships behind you—that is, to sell your home “back home” and not to invest in owning a new home in your retirement haven of choice.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

"Most Americans spend 85% of their household budget on three things," writes Retirement Planning Correspondent Paul Terhorst:

"Taxes, cars, and housing.


Where To Retire Overseas

Asia Versus Europe Versus The Americas

Aug. 31, 2011, Panama City, Panama: Asia, Europe, and the Americas offer very different retire overseas options.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

In these dispatches, I give a lot of virtual ink to Latin America. That's because it's nearby to North America (where most of our readers currently reside) and because it can be cheap and sunny (two things most would-be expats and retirees abroad actively seek).


Offshore Banking

Why You Might Want A Foreign Bank Account In China…And Much More

Aug. 30, 2011, Lake Como, Italy: Asia hides some of the world’s most appealing and most affordable foreign retirement options.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

While we've been on the road in Europe, the mail has been piling up back in the office...

"Dear Live and Invest Overseas, I am still in the process of digesting our total experience at your conference in Panama earlier this month.


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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.

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