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Retiring abroad can mean more bureaucracy than bruschetta. But it's growing in popularity

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As retirement crisis grows in the US, more Americans dream of retiring abroad where they can enjoy a lower cost of living. Retirement destinations such as Portugal and Italy are popular due to favorable weather, affordable healthcare, and a better work-life balance. However, the realities of moving abroad can be less glamorous, with retirees facing bureaucratic challenges, language barriers, and the difficulty of leaving behind family and friends. Despite these obstacles, many retirees are attracted to the idea of a more affordable and fulfilling retirement overseas.