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Ideal retirement locations

Postby JR8 » Sat, 18 Sep 2010 9:48 pm

I've never been one to look forward, the future has always just happened.

But now I am wondering. Where do I want to live.

Where ideally in the perfect world?

My stoned thought last night was, keep the good pad in London (sell the others), keep the SG HDB, and buy a plot of beach-front in Tioman and build a nice pad there (or pref build 3-4 and have the rest pay for your own...)


Geo-retirement opinions welcomed...

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Postby durain » Sat, 18 Sep 2010 11:14 pm

i would retire to www.nikoi.com if i could build a massive hdb block at the beach front and rent every single flat out, cheap and cheerful :P :D .

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Postby pikerr » Sun, 19 Sep 2010 12:14 pm

retirement plan?
It seem so far for me, cant retire without money.Have to focus on earning more money at the moment

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Postby JR8 » Sun, 19 Sep 2010 5:22 pm

pikerr wrote:retirement plan?
It seem so far for me, cant retire without money.Have to focus on earning more money at the moment




I'm 45, retired at 35. I made the 'donkey-choker' wad of money when I was young :)


Knowing when to take your chips off the table is one form of enlightenment 8-)

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Postby MRJF » Wed, 29 Sep 2010 3:38 pm

New Zealand! Life there cant get any slower.

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Postby durain » Wed, 29 Sep 2010 6:33 pm

MRJF wrote:New Zealand! Life there cant get any slower.


and if you like sheep. :D :P

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Postby KleenWayne70 » Sat, 08 Aug 2015 11:03 am

JR8 wrote:
pikerr wrote:retirement plan?
It seem so far for me, cant retire without money.Have to focus on earning more money at the moment




I'm 45, retired at 35. I made the 'donkey-choker' wad of money when I was young :)


Knowing when to take your chips off the table is one form of enlightenment 8-)


How much saving do we need in order to retire? How to earn more passive income? :shock:

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Re: Ideal retirement locations

Postby rajagainstthemachine » Sat, 08 Aug 2015 12:28 pm

What about Bali or say Thailand? I would prefer Thailand.. they offer some kind of retirement visa scheme.
To get there early is on time and showing up on time is late

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Postby ecureilx » Sat, 08 Aug 2015 7:24 pm

rajagainstthemachine wrote:What about Bali or say Thailand? I would prefer Thailand.. they offer some kind of retirement visa scheme.


well, Philippines and their SRRV

If you find the right place, you can be safe and sound and live happily !!!

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Postby Brah » Sun, 09 Aug 2015 12:51 pm

I struggle with this daily. Unfortunately my story is not like JR8's or it would be very very different.

I have considered the US, Costa Rica, and the countryside of Japan or Okinawa. But no real answers yet.
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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Sun, 09 Aug 2015 2:00 pm

some of the things to consider for retirement would be

1. safety

2. a peaceful serene atmosphere

3. access to good and cheap medical care

4. a bit of social life maybe?
To get there early is on time and showing up on time is late

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Postby maneo » Sun, 09 Aug 2015 2:37 pm

rajagainstthemachine wrote:What about Bali or say Thailand? I would prefer Thailand.. they offer some kind of retirement visa scheme.

I prefer Thailand, too.
It's got at least the 1st 3 of the things to consider.

You might need to convince other friends to go there, too, for #4.

rajagainstthemachine wrote:some of the things to consider for retirement would be

1. safety

2. a peaceful serene atmosphere

3. access to good and cheap medical care

4. a bit of social life maybe?

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Postby Grumpy77 » Mon, 10 Aug 2015 10:22 am

Wife and I have been tossing around the thought on where to end up and decided to test-drive a few locations before making any final decision. I want sailing potential, she needs food and social ties.

We are thinking Thailand (Phuket, Krabi, or Jomtien, K. Chang - depending on monsoon). Then there is Langkawi or Penang to consider and maybe a few others. Along with time in Canada, that will take us several years to trial, all the while keeping the HDB here as a base.

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Re: Ideal retirement locations

Postby Wd40 » Mon, 10 Aug 2015 11:04 am

I like Goa. We have some ties to that place as well. Its a nice beach destination just like Phuket or Bali and its slow just like Langkawi. It was a former Portuguese colony so lots of culture imbibed from them.

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Postby ecureilx » Mon, 10 Aug 2015 11:04 pm

Wd40 wrote:I like Goa. We have some ties to that place as well. Its a nice beach destination just like Phuket or Bali and its slow just like Langkawi. It was a former Portuguese colony so lots of culture imbibed from them.

Do many foreigners retire in Goa?

Vs Thailand or Philippines ..or Malaysia ...


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