Retire to Asia.
Thinking outside the box can reap some rich rewards.
There are currently programs available for people who want to retire to an Asian country, who want a lifestyle that enables them to travel freely, live well and be involved in a different culture.
Become Cross Cultural, lean to change.
Be willing to invest
Some countries want you to invest as little as $1,500, and in some case, the property you buy can be the investment.
Investing time in people is also an important way of becoming a viable part of the community you settle in.
Like all investments, some will work and others will not, learn how to be redemptive.
Become cross cultural
As Dorthy said, “Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” When you live in a new country, you need to leave behind at a lot of your ways of doing things.
Culture Shock is a reality.
Learning how to navigate your new culture is a must! Being flexible, teachable, tolerant is nothing more than living the Fruit.
Abide by their rules
As a retiree there are limitations on what you can and can’t do.
For the purpose of what we will be talking about here, the reason for retiring in Asia is to benefit the people you have around your for the Gospel of Jesus
Finding ways to live the gospel, not change your host culture.
if you are an American, no matter where your money is, always report it back to the IRS.
The same applies to most Western countries as they all want to know where your money is and will want a slice of the profits.
If you travel, know how to be digitally secure.
From VPNs to encrypting of your hard drive.
Live and Learn.
Too often we are people that thought eduction was what you did before you turned 25.
Rather become a life long learner.
Healthcare in many Asian countries are on par to the US, and in many cases the healthcare you can buy in Asia is far superia dollar to dollar to what you can buy in the US.