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Nov 20 2016

What to Review When Considering Retirement Abroad

by Condor Capital Management (used with permission) MARTINSVILLE, N.J., June 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The idea definitely has its merits: Move abroad to a beautiful place and live for a fraction of what it would cost to retire in the United States, especially in light of increasing life expectancies and costs of living.  Mexico, Costa …

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Oct 14 2016

Our 2016 Costa Rica Healthcare Plan, by Rob Evans

In a previous article written in 2015, after we first arrived in Costa Rica, I detailed our healthcare plan as follows. (NOTE: click on the link to read the full first article.) Care Flow: pharmacy, public doctor, public hospital, and private hospital. Preventive: Change to preventive lifestyle.  Use local clinic (EBAIS) for regular checkups and to discuss …

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Mar 19 2015

It’s All Costa Rica! by Jeni Giles Evans

by Jeni Giles Evans While staying in San Jose, my husband and I met another couple who had recently flown in from a quick visit to the US.  We were enchanted to discover that they lived in a remote jungle community on the Osa Peninsula, a place we have not yet visited.  Although they were …

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Dec 28 2014

Misconception #6: Living in Costa Rica is paradise, right?

“What are some common misconceptions people have when they hear you are retired in Costa Rica?” We’ve been living in Costa Rica for almost six years and have to admit, there are a few misconceptions some folks have about our lives here. Misconception #6: Living in Costa Rica is paradise, right? Costa Rica IS a country …

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Dec 28 2014

Misconception #5: Aren’t you afraid? Isn’t there a lot of crime in Costa Rica?

“What are some common misconceptions people have when they hear you are retired in Costa Rica?” We’ve been living in Costa Rica for almost six years and have to admit, there are a few misconceptions some folks have about our lives here. Misconception #5: Aren’t you afraid?  Isn’t there a lot of crime there? Many North …

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Dec 28 2014

Misconception #4: It must be real cheap to live in Costa Rica. It’s more like Mexico, right, inexpensive?

(Updated 9/4/16) We’ve been living in Costa Rica for seven and a half years and have to admit, there are a few misconceptions some folks have about our lives here. Misconception #4: It must be real cheap to live there. It’s more like Mexico, right, inexpensive? Again, North Americans often assume that it’s going to be less, …

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Dec 28 2014

Misconception #3: Isn’t Costa Rica a 3rd world country? Do they even have Internet there?

“What are some common misconceptions people have when they hear you are retired in Costa Rica?” We’ve been living in Costa Rica for almost six years and have to admit, there are a few misconceptions some folks have about our lives here. Misconception #3: Isn’t it a 3rd world country? Do they even have Internet there? …

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Dec 28 2014

Misconception #2: What’s it like living at the beach in Costa Rica?

“What are some common misconceptions people have when they hear you are retired in Costa Rica?” We’ve been living in Costa Rica for almost six years and have to admit, there are a few misconceptions some folks have about our lives here. Misconception #2: Wow, what’s it like living at the beach? Travel writers will have …

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Dec 28 2014

Misconception #1: Where on the island of Costa Rica do you live?

“What are some common misconceptions people have when they hear you are retired in Costa Rica?” We’ve been living in Costa Rica for almost six years and have to admit, there are a few misconceptions some folks have about our lives here. Misconception #1: Where on the island do you live? One of the most basic …

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Dec 24 2014

6 Common Misconceptions about Retiring in Costa Rica

Last newsletter we announced that we were asked to participate in the 12 Days of Costa Rica Blog Tour, hosted by the Family Freedom Project and featuring some of their favorite Costa Rica bloggers, authors and photographers, including us! You can still visit the Blog Tour website to check out the great Costa Rica content. The Blog Tour continues through …

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