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7 noticias de impacto esta semana

Posted on 03/6/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

En EspañolEstas son las 7 noticias más impactantes de la semana. ¿Estás de acuerdo? Si no es así comparte tu opinión en los comentarios: 1. Comenzó el juicio contra Oscar Pistorius: Le llegó la hora a Oscar Pistorius. El juicio del atleta paralímpico sudafricano, acusado de matar a tiros a su novia, la modelo Reeva Steenkamp, comenzó en el Tribunal Superior de Pretoria ante una gran expectación mediática. Lo primero que hizo el deportista fue declararse no culpable, antes de que de la …

Is Everything Possible in Panama?

Posted on 06/4/2013 by | General News | Comments

TravelBy Juan Zamorano of The Associated Press With its miles of beaches, lush rainforests and welcoming colonial towns, Panama — like much of Latin America — has become a hot spot for American retirees. They come for the scenery, the weather and, perhaps more important, the low cost of living. “We were looking for a simple, cheap life,” said Linda McKee, 61, of Bonita Springs, Fla., while enjoying a glass of wine with her husband, Eric Carlson, on the porch …

If I Retire Abroad, How Do I Pick Where to Live?

Posted on 10/17/2012 by | Retiring Overseas | Comments

TravelMy husband, Dan, and I will soon celebrate 11 years of living the expat life. We’ve lived in seven different locations (in Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Ecuador) and spent a considerable amount of time in many, many more – especially Belize and Costa Rica. Believe me, we’ve learned a lot in the past decade! Importantly, we’ve learned that it’s impossible to compare and contrast the merits or disadvantages of entire countries. And if you’re thinking about retiring to a foreign …

If I Go Abroad, What Happens to My Medicare?

Posted on 08/22/2012 by | Washington D.C. | Comments

Money & Savings | TravelNo matter what happens this November or in the four years that follow, one thing is for sure: your Medicare coverage won’t be going with you should you decide to retire overseas. Luckily, though, there are many countries where, as a legal resident, you can qualify for a local health care plan that’s often even more comprehensive and less costly than Medicare. Here’s what you need to know:
 Medicare doesn’t normally cover health care costs outside the U.S. (And the government’s definition …