Many seniors opt to retire abroad because they seek a more adventurous and/or affordable lifestyle. There are many places expats can relocate to that offer both beautiful landscapes and a lower cost of living. Some countries are more expensive than others, but they offer exotic cuisine, once-in-a-lifetime travel opportunities, friendly neighbors, and other perks…
Canada Is An Affordable Alternative To The United States
Retirees who want to live in an English-speaking country similar to the United States should head to Canada. Americans who become permanent residents have access to universal health care, which, although not perfect, is a great alternative to the expensive options in the United States. Prescription drugs are also considerably cheaper.
While major cities have pricey housing, affordable options are available in areas such as Vancouver Island and Prince Edward Island (oceanfront homes can cost as little as $115,000). A stable banking system and Canada’s proximity to the United States also make our neighbor to the north a desirable place to retire.