By Sacha Tarkovsky
More Americans than ever are retiring overseas than ever before and the reason is many people simply don't have enough money to maintain their standard of living when they stop work.
If you are or have never considered retiring overseas, then this article will explain the main benefits of how you can instantly improve your standard of living and the best destination.
The major concern of retiring abroad
That most people have about retiring overseas is that they will be a long way from their loved ones or feel alone, but this need not be the case.
For example, a destination such as Costa Rica is just a three hour direct flight from the US.
More importantly, as there is such a large American community already established people feel at home and have an infrastructure catering for Americans so there are lots of familiar shops and entertainment.
When retiring overseas in Costa Rica it can seem more like moving between States than countries!
Now let's look at the huge benefits of retiring overseas to Costa Rica.
Up to 70% cheaper than in the US.
Imagine a stunning beach or mountain view, in one of the most beautiful countries on earth, well it's within reach of many Americans who live here, they get beautiful properties with stunning views at a cost that's very affordable.
2. A lower cost of living
Imagine being able to live comfortably on just $2,000 a month.
Well, when retiring overseas to Costa Rica social security checks simply go further, as everything is cheaper.
3. Its easy to move
Re locating to Costa Rica is easy residency is quick and simple to obtain and when you buy property you get the same rights as residents and there is no tax on social security checks from abroad
4. Costa Rica is safe and the pace of life slower
Costa Rica is safe and serious crime is rare and the pace of life is just that little bit slower, like it used to be when people had time to stop and talk to each other.
5. All the leisure you want at your finger tips
You have all the leisure interests you could want including restaurants, casinos and shopping, as well as being in one of the top adventure holiday destinations in the world.
Outdoor pursuits include great fishing, sailing, and white water rafting or maybe gentler pursuits such as strolling in rainforest or a round of golf. You get all this and more in Costa Rica.
An affordable slice of paradise close to home
Retiring overseas in Costa Rica appeals to many Americans in particular because it is close and almost like moving between States and the large community already there of foreign nationals means there is a community you can feel at home in.
The major advantage is the lifestyle you can get at a cost that's simply not available in the US. Costa Rica really is an affordable slice of paradise.
You have worked hard so relax and enjoy your golden years in one of the most beautiful countries on earth with a standard of living that's second to one.
Look at the facts and you will see why more Americans than ever are retiring overseas and Costa Rica is their number one destination.