Gloria Yeatman

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Sep 07 2011

Video – Do I HAVE to learn Spanish??

So, you’ve decided to retire in Costa Rica. Do you HAVE to learn to speak Spanish?? Watch our video to learn the answer!

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Aug 09 2011

A Real No-Brainer, by George B. Hudson

When my wife Gail and I decided to retire we were faced with some important questions to answer. First of all, where would the retirement money come from other than our small amount of Social Security, and how could we make such a small amount go far enough for us that we could actually enjoy …

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Jul 20 2011

Investing in Colones Certificates of Deposit

While we pay our rent in U.S. dollars, we pay for everything else in colones.  For the last two years, we’ve been using our debit card from our U.S. bank to withdrawal dollars for our living expenses, then walking into a local bank to exchange much of it into colones.  The exchange rate has gone …

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May 15 2011

Playa Doña Ana

Some months ago, I (Paul) complained to Gloria that we should go to the beach more often…at least 2 times per month, I said.  We were always so busy, but I stuck to my guns.  After all, we live in Costa Rica!  It’s true that we live at 3,900’ elevation, but it’s only 45 minutes …

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Mar 29 2011

How to Navigate Our Website

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