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With health care and other costs skyrocketing in the U.S., many soon-to-be retirees are considering what once might have been unthinkable: taking their retirement savings and moving overseas for their senior years.

Numerous countries across Central and South America, Europe and Asia boast not only lower living costs and great climates but also modern amenities and advanced medical care.

Many offer monthly living costs of under $1,000, so if you are willing to look beyond the border, there are places that can give you both financial security and peace of mind in your retirement.

Wherever you'd like your retirement to be — in the tropics, in a place with four seasons, off the beaten path or in the heart of a city full of culture — these destinations can give you not only a new home base, but an adventure without the uncertainty.

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