Kathleen Peddicord wrote a book "How to Retire Overseas" where she talks about some of the research going into the best places to spend your twilight years.
Top 3 Takeaways:
"The average social security check right now for an American is about $1,500 a month. And that's enough budget to live well in a lot of places."
"The best place to retire overseas in 2022 is a town called Comporta on the coast of Portugal, about an hour and a half outside Lisbon" The cost of healthcare can be 5-10x cheaper in other countries with even higher quality 1:00 "Do you want to introduce yourself a little bit?"
2:45 "How are you covering retirement for the last 37 years? Have you been retired for the last 37 years?"
4:30 "What's maybe the top five on the retirement index?"
9:30 "This retirement index how focused is it on retirement? And how transferrable is it to other things?"
11:30 Do people get bored of retirement or can they move to another place?
15:30 "Do you find that people that have traveled before or have lived abroad maybe that are maybe more open to this kind of thing?"
19:30 How does the healthcare cost and quality compare with the US?
25:30 "If people are interested in living abroad retiring overseas, how do they do that?"
28:15 "How has COVID changed everything? How has it changed the index, for example, is it still possible to go out? How does it work?"