If you’re thinking of retiring abroad, InternationalLiving.com has the place for you: Ecuador. The site has ranked the country No. 1 for US and Canadian retirees for the fifth year in a row, Reuters reports.
That’s thanks to “a welcoming culture, the great weather, the affordability, and its proximity to the United States,” says a site editor. Living expenses in the country are between $ 900 and $ 1,400 a month.
In Ecuador, a beer costs 85 cents, while a doctor’s appointment is $ 25. What’s more, seniors get half-price entertainment and transportation.
The site analyzed the most popular countries for retirees from the US and Canada. Panama was second on the 22-country list, which also factored in infrastructure for retirees and ease of integration. Malaysia, Mexico, and Costa Rica also made the top five. Click through for more from the list.
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