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Sep 23 2018

Retire for Less in Costa Rica – September 23, 2018

Welcome to our Retire For Less In Costa Rica Newsletter In This Issue:  What’s Up With the Yeatmans? CT Scan, Cancer, and the Caja-Part 2 Our August 2018 Costa Rica Cost of Living What Are the Economies With the Most (and Least) Efficient Health Care? Featured Property in Lake Arenal: Lovely, Large Home in Las Palmaras …

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Aug 26 2018

Retire for Less in Costa Rica – August 26, 2018

Welcome to our Retire For Less In Costa Rica Newsletter In This Issue:  What’s Up With the Yeatmans? CT Scan, Cancer, and the Caja Our July 2018 Costa Rica Cost of Living The Adventure Inn-Our “Go-To Hotel” Featured Property in Lake Arenal: Bali Style Bungalow with Lake View-$125,000 Cooking in Costa Rica: An Expat’s Guide to Buying …

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Jul 14 2018

Retire for Less in Costa Rica – July 14, 2018

Welcome to our Retire For Less In Costa Rica Newsletter In This Issue:  Our June 2018 Costa Rica Cost of Living PURA VIDA – Challenging the Ethnocentric Mind (A Documentary Short Film) Featured Property  in San Ramon: Small Casita with Additional Building Site-REDUCED to $85,000 Cooking in Costa Rica: An Expat’s Guide to Buying Groceries, Cooking, …

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Jun 24 2018

Retire for Less in Costa Rica – June 24, 2018

Welcome to our Retire For Less In Costa Rica Newsletter In This Issue:  Our May 2018 Costa Rica Cost of Living MediSmart: An Affordable Alternative to Private Health Insurance in Costa Rica (Updated with Current Pricing) Featured Property in Grecia: Lovely Downtown 2BR 1 BA Home-$146,000  Cooking in Costa Rica: An Expat’s Guide to Buying Groceries, Cooking, …

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Jun 18 2018

Retire for Less in Costa Rica – June 18, 2018

Welcome to our Retire For Less In Costa Rica Newsletter In This Issue:  A Walk Around Our Neighborhood (Video) Integration 101: Being Bien Educado Featured Property in Lake Arenal: Newly Remodeled 2BR 2BA Lake View Home-$89,000 Cooking in Costa Rica: An Expat’s Guide to Buying Groceries, Cooking, and Eating in Costa Rica PRINT VERSION NOW AVAILABLE!  …

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May 22 2018

Retire for Less in Costa Rica – May 22, 2018

Welcome to our Retire For Less In Costa Rica Newsletter In This Issue:  Our April 2018 Costa Rica Cost of Living Our Yearly Visit from the Abuelitas 10 Tips on How to Thrive as an Expat in Costa Rica Featured Property in San Ramon: Casa for Sale in Empalme $150,000 USD Cooking in Costa Rica: An Expat’s …

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May 12 2018

Retire for Less in Costa Rica – May 12, 2018

Welcome to our Retire For Less In Costa Rica Newsletter In This Issue:  Costa Rica’s New President Speaks about Immigration, The Importance of Diversity, and Climate Change Costa Rica’s Epsy Campbell Becomes First Black Woman in the History of the Americas to be Elected Vice President   Why We Chose Costa Rica  Featured Property in Lake Arenal: …

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Apr 28 2018

Retire for Less in Costa Rica – April 28, 2018

Welcome to our Retire For Less In Costa Rica Newsletter In This Issue:  Our March 2018 Costa Rica Cost of Living The Best Way to Live for Less in Costa Rica (or Anywhere), by Rob Evans Featured Property in Sarchi: Furnished 3BR 2BA Home Walking Distance to Town-$109,000 Cooking in Costa Rica: An Expat’s Guide to …

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Apr 19 2018

In the MailBag – Tours, Body Donation, Persons with Disabilities, and Cost of Living

We always get lots of responses and questions from readers, both newsletter subscribers and on Facebook.     “Hi Gloria and Paul, Just wanted to let you know how much I appreciated having one of your personalized tours around San Ramon and area. It was so interesting to meet all of those expat contacts of …

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Apr 19 2018

Our Recent MediSmart Experience

We continue to be pleased with both the service and prices we receive through Hospital Metropolitano’s MediSmart Plan. For the two of us, the plan costs $180/year and gives us discounted rates on doctors visits, laboratory and radiology, prescriptions, hospital stays and even operating room costs. In February and March, Paul and I scheduled some …

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