Known as the world’s foremost authority on international living and retirement, and founder of Live and Invest Overseas, Kathleen Peddicord has been exploring the world for more than 30 years. In total, she has traveled to more than 70+ countries, invested in real estate in 24, established businesses in 7, and renovated properties in 6. She is interviewed and quoted regularly by The New York Times, Money magazine, CNN, and beyond.

Today, Kathleen continues to travel the globe writing daily to readers of her Overseas Opportunity Letter. If you aren’t already a reader, become one here now.

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Kathleen's Story

Hi, I’m Kathleen Peddicord. I was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. From a very early age, I had two ideas about what I wanted to do with my life… I wanted to be a writer and I wanted to see the world. I studied writing in school, graduated, and went to work for a small Baltimore-based publishing company. That was more than 30 years ago. That position gave me my start as a professional writer. It also allowed me to begin traveling…

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Overseas Retirement

Kathleen is featured across many major publications for her annual Overseas Retirement Index.

Business Strategies

Kathleen has invested in real estate in 21 countries, including rental properties and agricultural lots.

Health Care

Kathleen presents international health care options, including insurance and what she likes to call “going naked.

Budget Destinations

With cost of living rising in the U.S., Kathleen uncovers many destinations where you could live like it’s 1950 again.

Many of us look at our lives and wonder, why am I here, what is my purpose? I believe you are providing a critically needed service in our society and just want to tell you what a marvelous job you are doing for your readers, including me.

I talk about you all the time…”well Kathleen Peddicord said….”.

As a traveler, I dream of living somewhere else.  Where can I get the down and dirty info on everything from banking to buying?  Your site and emails of course.  I feel the encouragement of you and your staff all the time.  One of the major services you provide are the options you show retirees that they have for living within their means in very desirable places around the world. So many are not prepared to finance a retirement in their current location. The comments from your readers, expats, those that have ‘done it’ is so encouraging.

Who knows when we will each make the move…but in the meantime, thank you for your service to us who dream of that life and are taking steps to bring it to fruition.

Beth  – Overseas Opportunity Letter Reader

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