Paul & Gloria

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Name: Gloria Yeatman
Date registered: March 27, 2011
Jabber / Google Talk: bluem21

Latest posts

  1. Paul & Gloria in Mexico: Oaxaca’s Guelaguetza Extravaganza — August 23, 2017
  2. Banking in Costa Rica: Our Experience, by Rob Evans — August 23, 2017
  3. Our July 2017 Costa Rica Cost of Living — August 23, 2017
  4. Retire for Less in Costa Rica – August 22, 2017 — August 22, 2017
  5. Paul and Gloria in Mexico – A First Look — July 16, 2017

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Aug 23 2017

Paul & Gloria in Mexico: Oaxaca’s Guelaguetza Extravaganza

If you’ve been reading our newsletter for a while, you know that we have been traveling to Mexico each year for the past several years. This is the first year we visited in July and were able to experience the month-long festival of the Guelaguetza, Oaxaca’s celebration of the culture, traditional dancing, crafts, and food …

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Aug 23 2017

Banking in Costa Rica: Our Experience, by Rob Evans

In January of 2014, we attended the monthly seminar offered by the Association of Residents of Costa Rica (ARCR). As members of ARCR, we learned that we qualified for ARCR assistance in opening an account at Banco Nacional (BN) for a fee of $20. After hearing about so many problems experienced by other expats, I …

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Aug 23 2017

Our July 2017 Costa Rica Cost of Living

This is the first time in many years that we don’t have a Costa Rica cost of living breakdown to share with you. We spent the entire month of July in Mexico, and during this time, a friend lived in our apartment, paid the rent and utilities, and even took care of our cats. Instead, …

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Aug 22 2017

Retire for Less in Costa Rica – August 22, 2017

Welcome to our Retire For Less In Costa Rica Newsletter In This Issue:  Cooking in Costa Rica: An Expat’s Guide to Buying Groceries, Cooking, and Eating in Costa Rica Our July 2017 Costa Rica Cost of Living Banking in Costa Rica: Our Experience, by Rob Evans Featured Property: 3 BR House in Naranjo with Amazing Views …

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Jul 16 2017

Paul and Gloria in Mexico – A First Look

If you’ve been reading our newsletter for a while, you know that we have been traveling to Mexico for about a month each year for the past several years. This year, we decided to try something different, spending a total of about five months in all. We are in Oaxaca, Mexico, now, where we have …

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Jul 16 2017

My 2017 Healthcare Plan, by Rob Evans 

The Problem While surveying US healthcare over the past several years, I became increasingly concerned that the future looks rough. The number of Americans 65 and over continues to increase. Those seniors are overweight, out of shape, and have a number of pre-existing conditions like hypertension, high cholesterol, cancer, diabetes, etc. Also, baby-boom doctors are retiring …

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Jul 16 2017

Our June 2017 Costa Rica Cost of Living

Our June 2017 Cost of Living Report needs a bit of explanation. As we mentioned in our last newsletter, Paul and I traveled to Mexico on June 20th where we will be staying for an extended period. Therefore, our June Costa Rica Cost of Living report includes all of our normal fixed living expenses but …

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Jul 13 2017

Retire for Less in Costa Rica – July 13, 2017

Welcome to our Retire For Less In Costa Rica Newsletter In This Issue:  Our June 2017 Costa Rica Cost of Living My 2017 Healthcare Plan, by Rob Evans  Paul and Gloria in Mexico – A First Look Featured Property: Easy-Care, Spacious, Furnished House in Grecia-Price Reduced to $119K Our Ultimate CR Healthcare Tour     …

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Jul 10 2017

Retire for Less Goes to Mexico, Again

If you’ve been reading our newsletter for a while, you know that we have spent a month in Mexico every year for the past four years. This year, we are trying an experiment. We have rented a house in the city of Oaxaca, our favorite town in Mexico, for about five months. Every since Paul …

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Jul 09 2017

Our May 2017 Costa Rica Cost of Living

In May, we were happy to see another month well below our goal of $2,000. We came in at $1,853.32, with no major purchases to outfit our new apartment in town. Transportation – $286.46 We had some car repairs done to our 1996 Toyota 4-Runner in May which came to $214.76. Here’s the breakdown: Replace …

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