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I imagine that the vast majority of pensioners do not live abroad simply because--though their jobs are secured--the public sector doesn't really pay all that well.

But as for social security in Greece, yes you can live abroad. as long as you paid in (even if you paid in during the 1950s and 1960s and then left) you still get a base amount. It's so small though that my parents never bothered to apply.

by Upstate NY on Fri Feb 12th, 2010 at 05:07:05 PM EST
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