Paul & Gloria

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

Latest posts

  1. In the Mailbag – April 16, 2017 — April 17, 2017
  2. Renewing Our Costa Rica Drivers Licenses: A Time-Saving Tip — April 17, 2017
  3. Our March 2017 Costa Rica Cost of Living — April 17, 2017
  4. Retire for Less in Costa Rica – April 16, 2017 — April 16, 2017
  5. Lake Arenal: Secure Comfortable Home in Town-Drastically Reduced to $75,000 — April 10, 2017

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Apr 17 2017

In the Mailbag – April 16, 2017

In the Mailbag We always get lots of responses and questions from readers, both newsletter subscribers and on Facebook. Today, we wanted to share with you some recent feedback we have received from tour clients: Hi Gloria, This is a very overdue THANK YOU for our Healthcare Tour last month. It’s hard to believe we’ve …

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Apr 17 2017

Renewing Our Costa Rica Drivers Licenses: A Time-Saving Tip

We just renewed our Costa Rica drivers licenses for six more years. We’ve been in Costa Rica for eight years. It cost us 22,000 colones each for the renewal: 5,000 for the dictamen médico and 17,000 colones for the license renewal fee. Our drivers licenses were due to expire on May 5, 2017. We were …

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Apr 17 2017

Our March 2017 Costa Rica Cost of Living

In March, we made what will, hopefully, be the last of the big purchases for our new apartment — our couch and love seat. We still have a few things to buy but we’re almost done!  Here’s the breakdown of what we spent. Without the purchase of the couches, our spending for the month of …

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Apr 16 2017

Retire for Less in Costa Rica – April 16, 2017

Welcome to our Retire For Less In Costa Rica Newsletter In This Issue:  Our March 2017 Costa Rica Cost of Living Renewing Our Costa Rica Drivers Licenses: A Time-Saving Tip In the Mailbag Featured Property: Lake Arenal: Secure Comfortable Home in Town-Drastically Reduced to $75,000 Our Ultimate CR Healthcare Tour     Our March 2017 Costa …

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Apr 10 2017

Lake Arenal: Secure Comfortable Home in Town-Drastically Reduced to $75,000

Property Reference: Ref # 194 Location: Nuevo Arenal, Lake Arenal Sale price: Drastically reduced to $75,000 cash or $90,000 with 50% down + owner financing Beds: 4 Baths: 2 1/2 House size: 2,380 sq. ft. Lot Size: 1/2 acre Description: This spacious, comfortable home in a quiet & friendly residential neighborhood of Nuevo Arenal has been renovated by …

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Apr 04 2017

In the Mailbag – Vonage, and Getting an Emergency U.S. Passport

We always get lots of responses and questions from readers, both newsletter subscribers and on Facebook. After she read our January 2017 Costa Rica Cost of Living report, a reader wrote us this question about our Vonage bill: Hola Gloria & Paul, Am reading with much interest your move to town.  Can imagine getting used to …

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Apr 02 2017

Sunday in the Park: San Ramon’s New Children’s Playground

Sunday in the Park: San Ramon’s New Children’s Playground  

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Apr 02 2017

Our February 2017 Costa Rica Cost of Living

Yea! A month under $2,000. With all of the spending to outfit our new apartment, I expected to spend more in February. But even with buying a table and chairs for our kitchen, we came in at $1,932.80. If you take out the cost of the table and chairs, our February living expenses are down …

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Mar 21 2017

Retire for Less in Costa Rica – March 21, 2017

Welcome to our Retire For Less In Costa Rica Newsletter In This Issue:  Our February 2017 Costa Rica Cost of Living A Day in the Park: San Ramon’s New Children’s Playground In the Mailbag – Vonage, and Getting an Emergency U.S. Passport Featured Property: Lake Arenal: Move-In-Ready Furnished Home in Arenal Center-Reduced to $63,000 Our Ultimate …

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Mar 14 2017

If You Could Move Overseas Tomorrow for a Better Life…Would You? by Dan Prescher

By Dan Prescher (Originally published by International Living, February 6, 2017. Used with permission.) On a recent visit back to the U.S., I met some new friends at a party who wanted to know why my wife and I have been living outside the country for the past 15 years. I often get this question, …

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