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Jun 30 2014

Retire for Less Newsletter – June 30, 2014

Welcome to our RetireForLessInCostaRica.com Newsletter! In This Issue: It’s Pure Joy as Costa Rica Advances to the Quarter-Finals! Our May 2014 Costa Rica Cost of Living Expenses ‘Tis the Season…for Mold and Mildew (Updated) Monthly Weather Report for San Ramón, Atenas, Nuevo Arenal, & Playa Matapalo – May 2014 What’s Ahead Weatherwise?  El Niño! Featured …

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Jun 05 2014

Retire for Less Newsletter – June 5, 2014

Welcome to our RetireForLessInCostaRica.com Newsletter!   In This Issue: Notes from the Road: Mexico Adventures in Shipping: Transporting 13 Boxes to Costa Rica (AKA: Our Big Move – Part IV) Costa Rica is Still the Best Country for Retirement, by Christopher Howard Questions and Answers: June 5, 2014 Paul’s Monthly Tip to Live for Less …

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May 22 2014

Retire for Less Newsletter – May 23, 2014

Welcome to our RetireForLessInCostaRica.com Newsletter!   In This Issue: What’s Coming Up Our April 2014 Costa Rica Cost of Living and Relocation Expenses Paul Gets a CAT Scan Through the Caja Integration 102 – Speaking Up at the Hospital Starting in June and July: Our New Ultimate Healthcare Tour! Monthly Weather Report for San Ramón, …

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May 08 2014

Retire for Less Newsletter – May 8, 2014

Welcome to our RetireForLessInCostaRica.com Newsletter!   In This Issue: Our trip to Costa Rica, by Gordon & Bea Stanley Questions and Answers: Investing in Certificates of Deposits and Avoiding Bank Fees Bank Interest Rates for Term Deposits in Costa Rica In the Mailbag How to Improve Your Retirement Tour Experience, by Lynette Hunt     …

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May 01 2014

Retire for Less Newsletter – May 1, 2014

Welcome to our RetireForLessInCostaRica.com Newsletter!   In This Issue: Our March 2014 Costa Rica Cost of Living and Relocation Expenses Travel with Confidence When You Purchase Travel Insurance Remembering Jo Stuart Starting in June and July: Our New Ultimate Healthcare Tour! Featured Property: Finca La Puebla     Our March 2014 Costa Rica Cost of Living …

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Apr 17 2014

Retire for Less Newsletter – April 17, 2014

Welcome to our RetireForLessInCostaRica.com Newsletter!   In This Issue: Home Again…Again – How We Celebrated Our Five Year Anniversary of Living in Costa Rica Coming in June and July: Our New Healthcare Tour! In the Mailbag Monthly Weather Report for San Ramón, Atenas, Nuevo Arenal & Playa Matapalo – March 2014         Home Again…Again …

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Jan 09 2014

“Monkeying Around” Newsletter – January 9, 2014

Welcome to our RetireForLessInCostaRica.com Newsletter!   In This Issue: More Fun Than a Barrel of Monkeys Reinventing Yourself in Retirement Our December 2013 Costa Rica Cost of Living In the Mailbag Featured Property: 4 Bedroom Home in San Pedro de San Ramón–$115,000         More Fun Than a Barrel of Monkeys by Gloria …

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Nov 16 2013

Why Are People Leaving Costa Rica?

“What do you think it means?” they asked us. “I just heard that another couple is moving back to the States. How many does that make now?” Of course, implied in that question is the fear that Costa Rica is no longer a good place to retire. …and that’s a reasonable concern, especially if you …

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Apr 21 2013

Reinventing Yourself in Retirement

(Updated October 28, 2015) A couple of years ago, we received an email from Rob, who was considering the idea of retiring in Costa Rica. He wrote, “After the finances, my biggest worry is how I will spend my time.  I have read about male expats who spend a lot of time at the bar because they …

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Apr 20 2013

9 Tips to Find Your “Perfect Place” in Costa Rica

Okay, you’ve visited Costa Rica a couple of times, read everything you can get your hands on, and you’ve decided to retire here. The reality of such a big move hits you, and you want to make sure that every decision along the way is the right one for you. I don’t blame you. San …

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