Thinking of Buying Property in Costa Rica? Don’t!

Buying Property in Costa Rica - Manuel Antonio National Park on the Pacific Coast

It seems everywhere I look these days, I see articles that just rave about the benefits of living in Costa Rica. Don’t get me wrong – parts of Costa Rica are very beautiful, and many ex-pats seem to love living there.  That may or not be. I invite you to look at another article on …

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You Can Retire on Social Security-Outside the USA

You Can Retire on Social Security - in Antigua, Guatemala

There is a serious problem facing many US citizens as they approach retirement.  Most people approaching retirement question whether or not they can retire on Social Security alone. We have heard it over and over – Social Security was never meant to cover 100% of our living costs.  That is true in the USA, but …

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Why Americans Retire Outside the USA?

Retire Outside the USA - This Really Good Band of Retired Guys Enjoyed Playing For Fun in a Beautiful Setting

As the title states, this article is about why Americans retire outside the USA.  In January 2016, Paulette and I sold or gave away almost everything we owned, said “hasta lluego” to all our family and friends and boarded a plane to our new life chapter.  We joined the huge number of Americans who retire …

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