Gloria Yeatman

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Aug 17 2019

Retire for Less in Costa Rica – August 17, 2019

Welcome to our Retire For Less In Costa Rica Newsletter Paul and Gloria In This Issue:  Our June 2019 Costa Rica Cost of Living Time, Happiness, and Seizing the Day Featured Property in Sarchi: Private Mountain Cabin on Coffee Plantation-$75,000 REDUCED  Cooking in Costa Rica: An Expat’s Guide to Buying Groceries, Cooking and Eating in …

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Jul 20 2019

In the Mailbag: New Taxes, VPNs, and MediSmart

We always get lots of responses and questions from readers, both newsletter subscribers and on Facebook. Hi Paul & Gloria, Much confusion seems to exist about the new taxes and reporting requirements. Also, the financial condition of the country given the increasing debt and a lower GNP are problematic. Yet many positive articles also exist, …

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Jul 20 2019

Retire for Less in Costa Rica – July 20, 2019

Welcome to our Retire For Less In Costa Rica Newsletter Paul and Gloria In This Issue:  Our May 2019 Costa Rica Cost of Living In the Mailbag: New Taxes, VPNs, and MediSmart Featured Property in Lake Arenal: Sweet 3 BR 2 BA Home with Lake View-REDUCED to $85,000 Cooking in Costa Rica: An Expat’s Guide …

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Jun 11 2019

Our Moving to Costa Rica Timeline: All the Steps Along the Way, by Rob Evans

I hate to see people struggling with how to move to Costa Rica. It is not that hard but can be overwhelming at first, so I hope our timeline will be a helpful guide for you – either to follow our steps or to use as a template to forge your own way. Five years …

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Jun 10 2019

Retire for Less in Costa Rica – June 10, 2019

Welcome to our Retire For Less In Costa Rica Newsletter Paul and Gloria In This Issue:  Our April 2019 Costa Rica Cost of Living Our Moving to Costa Rica Timeline: All the Steps Along the Way, by Rob Evans Featured Property in Grecia: Fully Furnished Updated 3BR 2BR Home Near Town-$139,800 Cooking in Costa Rica: …

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Apr 26 2019

In the Mailbag: Getting Mail, Buying a Car, and Retiring for Less? 

We always get lots of responses and questions from readers, both newsletter subscribers and on Facebook. Hi Gloria, I was wondering if you have or use a stateside PO box or address?  I was thinking about when the banks send new cards. I’ve seen some advice for those moving to get a PO box or …

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Apr 26 2019

Costa Rica’s Successful Reforestation Efforts in a Graphic

To celebrate Earth Day, we thought we would share this graphic with you which shows Costa Rica’s success in reforestation. The graphic was prepared by Costa Rica’s Fondo Nacional de Financiamiento Forestal (Fonafifo). The goal of the National Forestry Financing Fund is to finance “small and medium producers of forest goods and services, managing and …

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Apr 23 2019

Retire for Less in Costa Rica – April 23, 2019

Welcome to our Retire For Less In Costa Rica Newsletter In This Issue:  Facebook, Twitter, & YouTube You can now follow us on Facebook and Twitter, so please “like” us on Facebook, “follow” us on Twitter, and watch and share our videos on YouTube.   What’s New on the Website Check out our newest posts on www.retireforlessincostarica.com: Our February …

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Apr 11 2019

Does Costa Rica Have the Highest Electricity Rates in the World? 

(Reprinted from The Costa Rica Star. Used with Permission.) One grumbling commonly expressed by North American expats residing in Costa Rica is related to their monthly electricity bills. Not only do they assert that they pay more in Costa Rica than they used to pay…(back home); they also assume that their new monthly bill has …

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Apr 02 2019

Lake Arenal: Small Low Maintenance Home in San Luis-$89,000

Property: Ref # 331 Location: San Luis, Costa Rica 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 986 square feet Lot size: .11 acres (445m2) Price: $89,000 USD Description: This bargain priced lake view home is a perfect way to own a property here on Lake Arenal, Costa Rica! This 2 bedroom, 2 bath home was renovated in 2014 …

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