When I “decided” to get rich, I didn’t know the first thing about creating wealth. I was an editor. I wanted to be a novelist. I’d never taken a course in finance or economics. Plus, I was broke.
Weather-worn canoes were beached along the shore. Local women dressed in the traditional garb of floral printed blouses scurried back and forth collecting the cargo from the plane. Across a nearby bridge I could see the town of Playon Chico.
They say that ignorance is bliss. When it comes to getting the most out of our Social Security benefits, such bliss will quickly turn to misery if we learn too late to fix a bad claiming strategy that can easily cost us $100,000 or more, especially for married couples and many formerly married singles.
There are numerous benefits that we may one day receive from Social Security depending on our circumstances. Benefits such as spousal, family, disability, and survivor, to name a few.
Five years ago, Diana and her husband, Lance Turlock, moved to picturesque Atenas—a serene farming village surrounded by mountains in Costa Rica's Central Valley. At about 3,200 feet above sea level, temperatures generally stay in the 70s F year-round.
I am very interested in living in Colombia but I would like to get away from big city living. Is Medellin my only option in Colombia or is there smaller towns that would still have reasonable levels of healthcare available? Thanks, Pat Nancy Kiernan – Colombia Correspondent Dear Pat, I am so excited to hear Read more...: Is Medellin my only option in Colombia or is there smaller towns that would still have reasonable levels of healthcare available?
Costa Rica’s southern Pacific coast is known for its dramatic coastline of tree-covered mountains dropping suddenly to the ocean, empty beaches, and lush rainforest full of wildlife like toucans, howler monkeys, sloths, and dozens of other species.
Hello International Living Experts, I would just like some information on healthcare in Costa Rica in specific towns or areas. I am not sure where I am going to retire there yet but the level of healthcare available will be a factor for me. I am in my mid 60’s and in reasonable health but Read more...: “Information on the level of healthcare available in different towns/areas in Costa Rica?”
My first taste of Costa Rica came during a six-week college placement. Studying abroad was a requirement for me. After hours of research, I chose Costa Rica, known as “the happiest place on Earth.”
Since the country’s founding, Panamanians have been escaping the city crowds and the sweltering lowlands to relax in the scenic highlands.