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Chuck Bolotin - Best Places in the World to Retire This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.About Best Places i...
(We thank the wonderful people and our good friends at Nextavenue.org, where this article was originally published July 28, 2016.)   I was at a lecture a few years ago where the speaker casually mentioned that most members of the audience were in the final third of their lives. As I...
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Posted in  Lessons About Moving Abroad
Chuck Bolotin - Best Places in the World to Retire This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.About Best Places i...
Would you like to reduce your stress?   Based on the hundreds of expats we've interviewed and the more than one thousand who participated in our studies, if you are like them, there is more than an 80% chance you could reduce your stress by moving abroad.  As proof, first we'll provide...
Life abroad is less stressful
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Posted in  Best Things About Moving Abroad
Chuck Bolotin - Best Places in the World to Retire This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.About Best Places i...
Now that it’s over, I can tell you about it.   So far, on our road trip through Mexico, we have rented six vacation houses that did work out (pictured here) and two that haven't (not pictured here). From those experiences, there are lessons to be learned.   The first rental gone...
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Chuck Bolotin - Best Places in the World to Retire This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.About Best Places i...
Writer's forward: Why people in places such as Mexico, Panama, Belize and Nicaragua are willing to work for expats for less than if they were located in the US or Canada is the subject of another article.  Suffice it to say that those of us fortunate enough to be from Western...
36 years graphic – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living
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Gary Coles - Paradise For Gringos This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.About Paradise For ...
You will probably be surprised that Tijuana has the most US expats of any city in the world.   The Tijuana metropolitan area  has more than double the number of US expats compared to any other city or area in Mexico.   It is difficult to get true figures but...
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