Retirement Abroad

Americans Love Retiring Abroad

Retiring abroad has never been more popular, thanks to the perceived benefits of a better climate and quality of life, not to mention a healthy sense of late life adventure.

Retirement Abroad Tax Information

One possible downside to retirement abroad is that all Americans have to file a US taxes every year, even expats, meaning that tax planning is an essential part of overall planning for retiring overseas.

Thinking about Retiring Abroad? Existing Estate Plans May Not Travel Well

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(This article was provided by Thun Financial Advisors, specializing in financial advice and portfolio management for Americans living overseas). Retirement abroad has never been as popular as it is now. Longer, more active retirement years have been one reason American seniors are increasingly being enticed to retire abroad. Financial considerations have also become a compelling […]

International Inheritance Tax Considerations for US Expats

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Expats are required to file US taxes wherever in the world they live, reporting their worldwide income.   While the tax treaties that the US has with around 100 other countries don’t mitigate this requirement, when expats file they are able to claim a number of exemptions such as the Foreign Tax Credit and the […]

Estate Planning for American Expats – What You Need to Know

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Retiring abroad is more popular than ever, thanks to perceptions of a better quality of life, more affordable health care, and a warmer climate. Americans living abroad earning over $10,000 a year (or just $400 of self-employment income) are still required to file a US tax return though, declaring their world wide income. This includes […]

US Expat Taxes and Retirement Abroad – What You Need to Know

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Retirement abroad rightly has a wide appeal, often because the quality of life can be higher, with many places offering a lower cost of living, a warmer climate, and high-quality, affordable healthcare . Mexico, the Caribbean, South America, and parts of Europe and Asia all remain popular retirement destinations for the above reasons, however as […]

The Top 5 Reasons Why Americans Move Abroad

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Everyone sometimes dreams of a better life in a more exotic place, but relatively few of us actually pack up our things, sell our cars, lock up or let our homes perhaps, and take the plunge. Often moving abroad requires a particular catalyst or trigger. Below are our top 5 reasons why Americans move abroad. […]