Senior Citizen/Retirement

Samal Island, Great Retirement Haven

The view from the outside of the White House. Just a walking away from the land for sale!

LAND FOR SALE: A scenic and peaceful overlooking lot for sale in Limao, Samal Island, Davao Del Norte: Lot large enough to build your dream home or an exotic private tropical oasis. Or you can build a bed & breakfast, apartment units, apartelle, condominium, resort on this property too. This property is simply just awesome with the view…

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Financial Considerations on retirement – EAM0007

Money Transfer

I am back again today with another Expat Answer Man Podcast.  Today it is episode EAM0007. For today’s Podcast, Tim called in to ask some questions about the financial side of moving abroad.  How do you get your Social Security, and just in general how do you get money overseas from your US funds?  Tim…

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Elder care in the Philippines

Specially since I am well into my “Golden Years” (I’ll be 69 in September of this year, Good Lord willing and the creek don’t rise), many people ask me about growing old and the provisions for elder care here in the Philippines. Some of their questions seem to be general concerns about my plans, and…

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Philippines Senior Discount — Fact or Fallacy?

Senior Discounts

I first published a similar article to this one on my own PhilFAQS site back in2010, at the time the present administration took office. The revised rules for use of the Senior Citizen Card were one of the earliest pieces of legislation enacted by President Aquino. The abuse and misuse of the Senior Citizen program…

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Is The Philippines a Good Choice for US Military Retirees?

Military Retirees - Is the Philippines the right choice?

My articles here are not going to all be about US military or federal (civil service) retirees, but Bob and I agreed at the outset that I should focus strongly on that area.  There are lots of articles on many different sites written about “How to Retire” in the Philippines, but very few are written…

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Retire in the Philippines, is it for me?

Where to retire?

Today, we have a guest post from my friend, LeRoy.  LeRoy is trying to make the decision of whether he should retire in the Philippines and is asking for input from the LiP community.  So, give LeRoy some advice and let him know what you think! I thought I would invite others to give me…

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