Will I Have Trouble Receiving Social Security When I Go Overseas?
“I’m a single 61-year-old lady (soon to be 62) and would like to retire somewhere that I would feel safe and comfortable on about US$2,000 dollars or less a month and would have some new friends that are doing the same thing. This income would be from a pension and Social Security. Is there problem getting Social Security living outside of the United States?”
–Betty, United States
The average Social Security check in 2014 is US$1,294 a month. You can receive that payment while living anywhere in the world. In some countries, you can even have your Social Security check direct-deposited into your local bank account.
While you’ll have many options available on a budget of US$2,000 a month, Ecuador is the top place in the world right now to retire well on a very limited budget…even to live the adventure of your lifetime on a Social Security check alone. Towns like Quito and Cuenca are already home to Americans and other expats. And, as a single lady, you should have little trouble finding somewhere you’ll feel safe to live in either of those cities. If you’re interested in finding out more, don’t miss our upcoming Live and Invest in Ecuador Conference coming up this September.
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