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


  • ISBN: 9781594630651 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1594630658 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Description: xiv, 288 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Hudson Street Press, c2010.

Available copies

  • 4 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Danvers Adult Nonfiction HQ 1063 P43 2010 (Text to phone) Checked out 08/11/2014
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 646.79/Peddicord (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Nonfiction 646.79 PEDDICORD 2010 (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction HQ 1063 .P43 2010 (Text to phone) Available -
Reading Adult Nonfiction 646.79 PED (Text to phone) Available -
Wakefield Adult Nonfiction (2nd Floor) 646.79 Peddicord (Text to phone) Checked out 06/23/2014

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
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.