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How Will You Spend Your Retirement as an Expat?
by Expat Focus columnist, Casey Bahr
The Loaded Question
Once friends and neighbors got over their shock that we were pulling up the tent stakes and moving 5,000 miles to the south, their next question was often along the lines of “So, what are you going to do down there?” They seemed sincerely mystified that someone could actually step out of the rat race and out of the country. The implication was that we were putting ourselves out to pasture, and worse still, going to live in utter poverty in the so-called Third World. Had not we read the regular mainstream financial press bulletins, which informed all of us that we need at least a couple million in the bank before we could retire to the good life? If that meant working until your 70s, so be it, goes the conventional wisdom...
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