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What will cause more expats over age 50 to exit?  

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I can tell you something else. That scenario of "i'm 49 now and I can't wait to hit 50 so that it becomes easier" will be encountered less and less.   New "retirees" would have to have serio

Agreed. I am just 70 and it would be hard to meet the age requirement for almost all the proposed policies. Even if I was inclined to use the government mandated companies and pay their exorbitant cos

I think that after a few years in country some of us realise that the Thailand dream is not a dream at all. It isn't a nightmare or anything like that but we just come to see more clearly how our home

3 minutes ago, moontang said:

That loophole will likely be closed soon.  I would think half of retirees, not married, are on OA and extensions of OA.  Was clearly the easier way starting out.

Half??

Got some stats for that?

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12 minutes ago, glegolo said:

In my experience and among those I know here, there are hardly anyone on a O-A-VISA.. So obviously it is not that easy to predict that one, is it??

 

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Right, but if you had ever practically camped out at CM I'll for an extension, you would know many are extending OAs, and quite a few are married to a Thai, but very recently, it was still considered easier to be on OA extension vs marriage extension.  Even though it involved an extra 400k in the bank.

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3 minutes ago, lkv said:

I can tell you something else. That scenario of "i'm 49 now and I can't wait to hit 50 so that it becomes easier" will be encountered less and less.

 

New "retirees" would have to have serious mental issues, to start from zero under the current regulations.

 

And I voted B, reason: scam.

I am looking at 36k per year with Falcon..waiting to hear from them on possible deductibles.  It is 800k coverage.

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