When it comes to the aspect of retiring overseas there are eleven things in particular that you must absolutely know before retiring overseas in general. In more detail to this aspect in general some of these particular things include the first step when moving abroad being to set your priorities and to be honest during the process, as well as a few other things.
- Don’t kid yourself. If you can’t imagine life without a Maytag washer and dryer, for example, you may need to rethink the entire proposition.
- In some countries, you must pay utility bills in person. In the developing world (not only in Latin America and the Caribbean but in emerging Europe, too).
- We call it “Margarita Madness.” It’s a syndrome that can set in shortly after your arrival in any sunny, sandy, tropical locale.
“Your spouse’s ideas about what he or she wants may shock you … and vice versa. Better to get them on the table sooner rather than later.”