Chuck Bolotin

Chuck Bolotin is the founder of BestPlacesInTheWorldToRetire.com, which has over 7,000 answers and more than 200 expat stories and interviews contributed by more than 500 experts about retiring, moving, and doing business overseas. In addition to TheStreet, Bolotin's articles have appeared on Next Avenue, Daily Finance, Forbes, Yahoo and MSN.com. He is a frequent lecturer at Eller College of Management, MBA Program, University of Arizona, and Mentor, Arizona Center for Innovation.

Recent Articles By The Author

4 Reasons Why It Can Be Much Cheaper to Live as an Expat

4 Reasons Why It Can Be Much Cheaper to Live as an Expat

Labor, health care and insurance costs are generally lower, although the overall quality of life can be equal to or better than expats have experienced in their native countries.

The Scoop on 5 Popular Expat Destinations

The Scoop on 5 Popular Expat Destinations

The quality of life in Mexico, Panama, Belize, Nicaragua and Portugal can be exceptional, but the cost of living is often much lower than in other countries.

How Expats Retiring Abroad Deal With Missing Family and Friends

How Expats Retiring Abroad Deal With Missing Family and Friends

Some of the techniques that expats use to keep their friends and family close may surprise you.

Expat Destination San Miguel de Allende, Mexico: Inexpensive Culture, Old World Charm

Expat Destination San Miguel de Allende, Mexico: Inexpensive Culture, Old World Charm

Find out why so many Americans and Canadians move to San Miguel de Allende

Why So Many Americans and Canadians Move to Ajijic, Mexico

Why So Many Americans and Canadians Move to Ajijic, Mexico

With close-to-perfect weather, low costs and great lifestyle, Ajijic is a very appealing place to live.

What the Trump Presidency Means for Americans Living South of the Border

What the Trump Presidency Means for Americans Living South of the Border

Most expats are not concerned about a backlash and expected to be treated with the same decency as they've experienced in years of living in their adopted homes.

How Americans and Canadians Enjoy Surprising, Scenic Baja California, Mexico

How Americans and Canadians Enjoy Surprising, Scenic Baja California, Mexico

The common view of Baja California is wrong. The region offers a safe, low-cost lifestyle and some of the most beautiful terrain anywhere.

Here Is How a Mexican Mercado Puts Raw Free Enterprise on Display

Here Is How a Mexican Mercado Puts Raw Free Enterprise on Display

It is one thing to learn how the free market works in a classroom from a textbook, but it makes much more of an impression to see it in action.

An Experiment Shows That Expat Living Is Cheaper, More Fulfilling and Enjoyable

An Experiment Shows That Expat Living Is Cheaper, More Fulfilling and Enjoyable

A six-week experiment in expat living shows that living in a foreign country can be less costly but offer a superior lifestyle.

What Expats Are Really Like

What Expats Are Really Like

Those who move overseas also tend to be community-oriented, charitably minded, more accepting and less class-conscious