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5 Best Off-The-Radar Foreign Retirement Spots

Forget Ecuador. Really forget Costa Rica. As for Italy, sure, if you win the lottery. All these are played out retirement locations -- once hot, once affordable but no more. Do you dream of retiring abroad, but also want to live on your Social Security check, which is what something more than one-third of us will ...

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Top 10 Retirement Cities for Football Fans

If your perfect idea of retirement involves lots of tailgating, you're in luck. Bankrate has tapped its database to find cities that are not just good for retirees, but also for anyone who can't get enough of America's most popular sport. Here's how we came up with our 10 best football cities for retirement. First, we ...

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10 Healthiest (And Most Affordable) Places To Retire

Ask retirees what their priorities are in retirement, and you’ll hear one message loud and clear: they care about their health. That led nearly two in three middle-income retirees ages 47 to 75 to say that good health is “extremely important” to a satisfying retirement, according to a survey from the Center for a Secure Retirement. ...

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7 Overseas Retirement Spots With Favorable Exchange Rates

If you're shopping the world map, trying to choose where to live, retire or invest in a second home overseas, you don't want to make your decision based entirely on currency exchange rates. However, you do want to pay attention to them. The U.S. dollar is now so strong against currencies in some of the ...

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15 Places to Retire in Europe

Diversifying your portfolio into European real estate is a better idea now than it has been in more than a decade. The dollar is close to par with the euro, providing U.S. dollar holders with more purchasing power than they've had in Europe since 2003. Currency fluctuations and negative economic factors are also creating opportunities for ...

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Biggest Mistakes People Make When Buying Their Retirement Dream Home

Buying that dream retirement home after all those years of dreaming is one of the biggest — and potentially one of the most difficult — decisions you can make. There’s a lot to consider. And you have to do it correctly. “So many people I meet haven’t talked about it,” said Jim Heafner, president of Heafner ...

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