The majority of expats in third world nations live-off interest income or yields from high ticket assets such as rental properties.The problem with expatriating with this method is you need capital. Lots of it. To accumulate capital you need time. By the time you cash-out you will be old. You will be one of those old retirees who is gasping for air while chasing bar chicks. How did these guys do it? They have been building their capital for decades and enjoy the fruits at the tail end of their life.
“Choices you make early on will have the most impact. If you change course by 1 degree in the beginning of a 5000 mile trip, it makes a huge difference. If you make that change in the last 100 miles, you’ll still end up in about the same place"