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How to retire overseas : everything you need to know to live well (for less) abroad / Kathleen Peddicord.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System.

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Summary:

"In this definitive guide, author Kathleen Peddicord uses over twenty-five years of experience to show anyone how to retire overseas, with or without retirement income. By providing critical questions for readers to answer, Peddicord helps determine where your idea overseas home is located. Once you know where you're headed, she outlines how to handle the move itself, and guides you through the process of establishing yourself in a foreign country..." --Cover, p. 2.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 646.7 P34 (Text) 35178001387532 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 07/26/2013 Available -
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview 332.024 PEDDICORD (Text) 37620000780298 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 08/03/2013 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780452296848 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0452296846 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 288 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Plume ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Plume, 2011, c2010.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Previously published in a hardcover ed. by Hudson Street Press.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Ten steps you can take now at home -- Step 1: know yourself -- Step 2: budget your new life overseas -- Step 3: take out a map -- Step 4: research residency options -- Step 5: get good tax advice -- Step 6: shop for health insurance -- Step 7: learn the local real estate market (for both sales and rentals) -- Step 8: figure out what to do with all your stuff -- Step 9: set up a virtual home office -- Step 10: consider part-time retirement overseas -- Looking for something specific -- Cheap living -- Luxury living on a budget -- Retire to the beach -- Escape to the mountains -- Top choices with school-aged children -- Entrepreneurs welcome -- Best health care -- Great weather -- No language barrier -- Part-time retirement overseas -- Easy access to home -- Tax-friendly jurisdiction -- Established expat community -- Fully wired location -- Special benefits for foreign retirees -- The world's fourteen top retirement havens -- Argentina -- Belize -- Croatia -- Dominican Republic -- Ecuador -- France -- Ireland -- Italy -- Malaysia -- Mexico -- Nicaragua -- Panama -- Thailand -- Uruguay -- Settling in -- Renting, renovating, or building your new home -- Setting up : furnishing your home and finding household help -- Establishing an administrative infrastructure: opening bank accounts, arranging utilities, paying bills, and filing tax returns -- Getting around: owning a vehicle and obtaining a driver's license -- Becoming part of your new community: learning the language and making friends -- How to make the most of your new life -- Overcoming challenges and cultural differences -- Margarita madness -- The language barrier -- The hassle factor -- Managing your expectations -- The maƱana factor -- Handling panic -- Frequently asked (and not so crazy) questions -- Conclusion: the two most valuable things I've learned as an American abroad.
Summary, etc.:
"In this definitive guide, author Kathleen Peddicord uses over twenty-five years of experience to show anyone how to retire overseas, with or without retirement income. By providing critical questions for readers to answer, Peddicord helps determine where your idea overseas home is located. Once you know where you're headed, she outlines how to handle the move itself, and guides you through the process of establishing yourself in a foreign country..." --Cover, p. 2.
Subject: Retirement, Places of > Foreign countries.
Americans > Foreign countries
Retirees > Life skills guides.

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