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10 great places for US ex-pats to retire

The Street Logo By Brian O'Connell of The Street | Slide 1 of 11: With real estate prices and health care rising, and with interest rates on an upward spike as the U.S. economy gathers significant strength in 2017, retirees - and near-retirees - may wonder just how far their household dollar may stretch in retirement, especially here in the U.S. One antidote is to do what 400,000 retirement-minded Americans are doing and find a comfortable, affordable landing spot overseas. After all, Florida and Arizona aren't the only places on earth with plenty of warm sunshine, palm trees, good food and friendly people - they just happen to be among the most expensive retirement destinations. Change that dynamic, passport in hand, by opting for one of the global locales to add some international luster to your golden years - straight from the mouths of ex-pats who live there.

With real estate prices and health care rising, and with interest rates on an upward spike as the U.S. economy gathers significant strength in 2017, retirees - and near-retirees - may wonder just how far their household dollar may stretch in retirement, especially here in the U.S.

One antidote is to do what 400,000 retirement-minded Americans are doing and find a comfortable, affordable landing spot overseas. After all, Florida and Arizona aren't the only places on Earth with plenty of warm sunshine, palm trees, good food and friendly people - they just happen to be among the most expensive retirement destinations.

Change that dynamic, passport in hand, by opting for one of the global locales to add some international luster to your golden years - straight from the mouths of ex-pats who live there. 

Click ahead for 10 great places for Americans to retire overseas.

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