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With tropical weather, incredible beaches, lush mountains, low cost of living, and a model public health care system, Costa Rica has an appealing identity all its own as a retirement spot.
Ask most retired expats, many of them baby boomers, why they’ve moved overseas and you’ll get a variety of answers — many having to do with a more comfortable lifestyle and a lower cost of living.
Here’s a quick and easy online poll. Best of all, no strings attached – Many baby boomers have seen their retirement nesteggs shrink in recent months, due to the economy. But, let’s dream a little … if you had adequate retirement funds to live just about anyplace, where would you choose to retire? [poll=2]
More than 91% of current retirees receive monthly benefits from the government program known as Social Security. The program is very important to seniors, as nearly three out of five retirees receive at least half of their income from Social Security, reports Todd Ratner in BusinessWest magazine. Furthermore, pensions and other related safety nets that [...]
Fellow boomers, if misery loves company, you’ve got plenty, because with the bad economy and its effect on what we’ve saved for retirement, more than half of us are going to put it off for at least a year…and a quarter say, they’ll have to work five years longer than they’d planned. This comes from [...]
A series of news reports seeks to answer the question: “Is my community a good place to grow old?” The stories are the product of reporter Cicily O’Connor and Spot.Us, a non-profit project for community-funded journalism. The series — “When the longevity revolution hits your town” — is significant on two fronts: First, it explores [...]
Laid-off? Here’s are seven ways for baby boomers who have been laid-off to find health insurance, as reported by Emily Brandon of U.S. News … Workers who find themselves unexpectedly laid off in middle age or forced into early retirement have many worries. One of their greatest fears is about finding health insurance coverage. Some [...]