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Saw these costs on the wire today.


Stretch out retirement funds by heading overseas, where everything from housing to health care can cost less (though keep in mind that Medicare coverage doesn't apply outside the U.S., so you'll need a private policy).


InternationalLiving.com rates popular retirement destinations on real estate costs, quality of health care, ease of integration, climate, and more.


Top pick for 2012: Ecuador.


Don't ignore rising health costs

A year in a nursing home averages $78,110 a year, says the Metlife Mature Markets Institute. Not including that, a 65-year-old couple today will spend $230,000 on out-of-pocket medical expenses, estimates Fidelity.



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