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As America's most recognized experts and thought leaders on retiring abroad, Edd and Cynthia are regularly featured in national media outlets.

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May 2, 2020 ~ Business Insider

There's nothing worse for your retirement savings than a stock market crash, but retirees say 3 strategies have helped them cope in the past weeks

By Liz Knueven

Liz, thanks for checking back in to get an update on how we're weathering the current financial storm. The crash in 2008 forced us into early retirement a decade ago. Happy to report we're in a much better place this time around.

Our affordable lifestyle in Cuenca, Ecuador allows us to live comfortably on our Social Security benefits. And, because our savings here earn a healthy interest rate, we have peace of mind.

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April 5, 2020 ~ Business Insider

A couple that was 'taken out' by the stock market crash in 2008 says they've made 2 changes to handle 2020

By Liz Knueven

 

Although the circumstances are different, the uncertainty of the financial crisis today feels eerily similar to the crushing devastation we experienced in 2008. If you're close to retirement and your savings are in free fall, your safety net is a Plan B.

Liz, we appreciate you highlighting our solution for financial stability that's just a viable now as it was 10 years ago!

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March 4, 2020 ~ Next Avenue

A Simple, Effective Tool for Strengthening Muscles

By Edd and Cynthia Staton

 

Because of our keen interest in health and wellness we've begun writing about the topic. As we get older, exercise becomes an even more critical component of healthy aging.

Here's an easy, inexpensive way that we use ourselves to build and maintain muscle without ever leaving home!

These are links to two top quality brands we recommend:

Fit Simplify & ProsourceFit
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January 7, 2020 ~ Business Insider

Some Americans are ditching their mortgage to rent in retirement, and it shows how their lifestyles - and finances - are changing

By Liz Knueven

 

"Renting isn't all that uncommon for retirees these days." Affordability and changing lifestyles are contributing factors.

When retiring abroad, renting where the cost of living is lower gives you much more financial flexibility. Liz, we appreciate being featured in Business Insider's Real Retirement series.

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Living Overseas: Is It Possible?

Rock Your Retirement ~ January 20 & 27; February 3 & 10, 2020

By Kathe Kline

We appreciate being invited to join Rock Your Retirement in a series of podcasts about living overseas. There are a number of reasons why you might consider this choice.

Kathe, we enjoyed sharing our story and expertise on retiring abroad with your listeners. Click the link to join us!

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Check out these insider tips for the top things to know about retiring in another country

CNBC ~ December 31, 2019

By Jill Cornfield

Another comprehensive article filled with resourceful links for planning your retirement abroad.

Jill, thank you for featuring our experience and expertise on the subject. We hope to inspire others to consider this "save-your-retirement" option!

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4 Myths About Retiring Abroad

Next Avenue ~ December 10, 2019 ~ (Re-posted on Forbes, MarketWatch, RealClearMarkets, Seniors Lifestyle Magazine)

By Edd and Cynthia Staton

Having retired abroad almost a decade ago, we can attest to the many benefits of life overseas, from lower living costs to better weather to less stress. But many people fear retiring abroad because they believe four myths.

Here we explain the realities, and clear up those common myths.

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MORE NEWSWORTHY ARTICLES & PODCASTS

By Sarah O'Brien

This in-depth piece takes a look at current statistics on COVID-19 according to the World Health Organization, and gives an update on the influenza virus.

When considering retiring overseas, it's really important to understand your health care options. Sarah, thank you for asking us to provide expertise about medical matters abroad!

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By Liz Knueven.

Again, thank you Liz for including our retirement abroad option in another solution-oriented article for Business Insider's Real Retirement series.

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By Liz Knueven

The conclusion from the retirees interviewed here: "Life gets better when you're retired."

The stories in this piece show us many different ways retirement life can unfold. Liz, thank you for including our outside-the-box solution of retiring abroad.

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By Liz Knueven

Liz, we're grateful for the relatable way you told our story in Business Insider. The decision to move abroad has been a terrific retirement solution for us.

Our hope for others facing an uncertain financial future is to realize there is an affordable way to retire without sacrificing your quality of life.

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By Susan Williams

"Booming Encore is a digital media hub filled with information and inspiration for baby boomers to design and live their very best encore."

Susan, we appreciate being invited back for another video interview where we share important steps to take before packing your bags to move abroad.

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By Edd and Cynthia Staton

In our fourth article for 50Plus-Today we reveal some surprises about what daily life is really like living abroad.

This concludes our 4-Part Series. However, we're excited to announce we will continue contributing to this premier online senior magazine.

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By Edd and Cynthia Staton

We're thrilled to have another feature article with Next Avenue. This website is part of the PBS system, and is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of older Americans.

Thinking of retiring abroad? The first step may be more difficult than it sounds. Keep in mind these key elements when creating your Retire Abroad Wish List:

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By Aimee Picchi

According to the Social Security Administration, the number of retirees receiving their benefits outside U.S. borders has increased dramatically since 2007. A lower cost of living and affordable health care are top motivating factors.

Aimee, we appreciate your thorough coverage of retiring abroad, and we're honored to be a valuable resource on the topic.

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By Edd and Cynthia Staton

50Plus-Today "strives to provide reliable information about difficult issues you might be facing now or in the near future. Life is a journey; we are here to help and inspire you every step of the way."

In our third article of a 4-Part Series on retiring abroad you’ll find out what it’s like to go to the doctor and, YIKES, a hospital abroad.

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By Edd and Cynthia Staton

We appreciate being invited to join the elite team of contributors at 50Plus-Today! This is a premier online senior lifestyle magazine providing a reliable perspective on issues facing the 50Plus generation.

In our second article of a 4-Part Series on retiring abroad we share tips for coping with a new culture.

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By Catey Hill, Editor

You'll certainly be shocked by the list revealed in this article! The author rightly points out the many factors possibly distorting the numbers.

The decision to move abroad has been a terrific retirement option for us. Catey, we appreciate you featuring our experience and expertise on the subject of retiring abroad.

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By Sarah O'Brien

Millions of U.S. retirees have taken up residency on foreign soil. If you're thinking of moving abroad in retirement, this extremely thorough article examining Medicare benefits is a must read.

Sarah, thanks for calling on us for our expertise and personal perspective on medical matters as expats!

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By Aimee Picchi

This comprehensive piece reveals retirement budget flaws; why working forever might not work; and covers considering the unknown factor of life expectancy. Even with the best of planning, it's pointed out that sometimes things go wrong.

Aimee, glad we could be a valuable resource, and appreciate you including our retirement solution!

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With David J. Scranton

Dave, thanks for inviting us back to The Income Generation Show! In this episode titled "Living Your Best Retirement" we discuss setting goals, the importance of relationships, and working part-time in your golden years. Please join us!

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By Susan Williams

Booming Encore is "jammed packed with valuable information and inspiration to help you live your best encore!" Join us in this video interview with Susan discussing our journey to retirement abroad.

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By Edd and Cynthia Staton

We appreciate being invited to join the elite team of contributors at 50Plus-Today! This is a premier online senior lifestyle magazine providing a reliable perspective on issues facing the 50Plus generation. In our first article of a 4-Part Series on retiring abroad we share tips for coping with a new language.

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By Liza Horvath, Senior Advocate & President, Monterey Trust Management

Liza discusses important factors to consider if you're thinking of relocating to a lower cost of living in retirement. She points out retiring abroad can be an attractive choice, and we appreciate having Retirement Reimagined! mentioned as a resource for this option.

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By Alessandra Malito

Interesting information about living choices Baby Boomers are making in retirement. Ali, thanks for mentioning that we retired abroad and how digital tools keep us connected to family, especially the grandchildren!

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By Gil Weinreich, Senior Editor, FA Content

This insightful podcast for Financial Advisors spotlights our story and overlooked retirement strategy. The editor states, "It's just arithmetic... There's a certain logic to expatriating yourself overseas." Gil, we appreciate your excellent delivery of a highly relevant message!

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By Edd and Cynthia Staton

We're excited to have our first feature article with Next Avenue! If you're struggling to save for retirement, here's an overlooked solution: Retire where the money you do have goes farther.

There are four topics we suggest you think about when deciding whether to consider expat life.

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By Alessandra Malito

In April we met with Ali Malito in NYC to collaborate on retiring abroad. This informative article focuses on factors to consider when thinking of retirement beyond U.S. borders, especially regarding Social Security and Medicare benefits. Thanks Ali...great to meet you!

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By Roger Musbaum

It's all about the math in this interesting post. Roger, thanks so much for your kind words about our website and program, Retirement Reimagined! And yes, after almost a decade of expat life, we do know what we're doing.

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By Richard Eisenberg

During our recent trip to the U.S. we met with Rich Eisenberg, Managing Editor and Senior Web Editor for Next Avenue, to discuss future story ideas. Happy to be included in this one!

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By Jill Cornfield

Comprehensive piece with actionable strategies for rescuing your retirement. Thanks Jill for highlighting our outside-the-box solution!

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Informative article spotlighting the many benefits of retirement overseas. Details of the wonderful lifestyle we've created on a Social Security budget are featured. We appreciate being included!

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With David J. Scranton

We were excited to share important advice for those thinking about retiring abroad. Thanks Dave for the opportunity to appear on your show!

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By Alessandra Malito

Informative article filled with many helpful suggestions for retired couples. Ali, we appreciate being included!

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By Rachel Hartman

The golden years can bring some unexpected surprises. Rachel's article reveals examples that may help those preparing for and navigating retirement. Thanks for including us!

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Articles Published In 2018

By Mary Kane, Associate Editor

An inside look into how some seniors have cut living expenses in retirement. Thanks Mary for including our solution:  moving abroad to a lower cost of living without sacrificing lifestyle!

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By Jill Cornfield

This thorough article in packed full of good advice for retirement abroad. You'll find lots of helpful links as well. Jill, we appreciate be given the opportunity to contribute our valuable insight!

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By Jill Cornfield

Money worries aren't part of anyone's dream retirement. When Jill discovered we eliminated the financial stress by moving abroad, she wanted the details. Glad we could be a solid resource for her piece highlighting a great option for those facing an uncertain retirement.

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By Jill Cornfield

Quito, Ecuador made the list! Check out these cities outside the U.S. where a great retirement lifestyle is possible on a Social Security budget. Jill, thanks for seeking our expertise when it comes to living and retiring abroad.

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By Jill Cornfield

Understanding FATCA, Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, is necessary when holding assets outside the U.S. This thorough explanation is a good resource for anyone living abroad, especially retirees. Jill, glad we could provide some insight!

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From Shelley Levitt

Interviews with this group of senior citizens about the meaning of vitality may surprise you. In this "Third Age" connectivity and engagement seem to be common threads. Shelley, thanks for giving us the opportunity to share our secrets!

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By Meredith Rosenberg

Ecuador makes the cut as one of the countries where expats can retire comfortably on a modest budget. Meredith, we appreciate the opportunity to provide helpful lifestyle details!

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By Kevin Graham

This comprehensive look at factors to be considered when thinking of early retirement is packed with practical advice. Dave, thanks for sharing some of our experiences from retiring early abroad.

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