Quitting Canada: How to retire in spring-like paradise in the autumn of your life
Jason Heath, Special to Financial Post | September 30, 2016 2:40 PM ET
With memories of recent long weekends and summer vacations still fresh, it is a good time for Canadians to consider how to make that lifestyle part of a year-round retirement reality.
Although we all know that Canada is the best country in the world to live in, when you do not have ties like work or concerns such as quality education for your children to consider, things like climate and cost can become more important considerations.
In its annual Global Retirement Index for 2016, International Living named Panama, Ecuador and Mexico the top three spots for international retirement. The index does go so far as to break down rankings based on 10 separate categories for those who wish to prioritize certain criteria such as entertainment, health care, “ease of integration and so on.