These Are the 5 Best Eco-Friendly Places to Retire.

If you're thinking of moving to a green city, these 5 eco-friendly places in the US may be perfect for you. By Matt Krantz Finding the best place to retire used to be pretty simple. Lots of sunshine? Check. Affordable health care and housing? Check. But the list of what makes a desirable place

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5 Countries Where You Can Retire By the Beach for Less Than $1,500 a Month.

Who’s up for an adventure abroad? It's hard to beat retiring by the beach for less than $1500 a month. By Marisa Spyker Whether you’re five months or 15 years away from handing in that final two weeks notice, you’ve probably dreamt of the beachside digs where you’ll live out the best years

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Retire Sooner And Travel More, For Less.

You can retire sooner and travel more, for less. But, it does take a little work. Brad Barrett returning home to Richmond, Va., in October after a trip to Greece. He co-hosts a podcast that is popular in the FIRE (“financial independence, retire early”) movement.CreditCreditJulia Rendleman for The New York Times By Paulette

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These Retirees Volunteer Abroad.

They’ve crisscrossed Europe doing everything from picking grapes to teaching English. Betsy and Greg Ball are volunteering abroad in retirement. Photograph by Alberto Alicata. By PAT MERTZ ESSWEIN Profile Who: Greg and Betsy Ball, 55 Where: Stazzo, Sicily What: Working for fun and free room and board Did you have a plan to do what you’re doing? Betsy: Not exactly. When we retired

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4 Under-the-Radar Countries Where You Can Retire for Cheap

They're rich in culture and have gorgeous scenery. Tuul & Bruno Morandi—Getty Images By ELIZABETH O'BRIEN Travel tops the bucket list for many retirees. But what if your wanderlust is of the more permanent variety? According to the Social Security Administration, some 400,000 retired workers collect their benefits abroad, with the average monthly amount among

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11 Trips You Need to Take as Soon as You Retire

Getty Images/iStockphoto You've got all the time in the world and all the world to see. Start planning. PATRICIA DOHERTY MARCH 22, 2017 No more waiting for your annual vacation and then filling it end-to-end until you drag yourself back to work needing another week off. You are retired— and if you’re reading this, you probably love

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Retiring in Thailand: The Pros & Cons

By Jean Folger | February 05, 2016 Slightly larger than California, Thailand sits on Southeast Asia’s Indochina peninsula between neighboring Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Malaysia. With 2,000 miles of shoreline, this tropical country is known for sandy-white beaches and crystalline blue-green waters – not to mention ancient ruins, beautiful Buddhist temples

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