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   May 05

Retire in Costa Rica or Panama?

This is a brief and none exhaustive overview of living conditions in both countries from retiree prospective. There is abundance of free information available for whoever is interested in further details. Both countries are reachable by land and sea, have stable, non-violent governing system, neither have army. Both countries offer choices of very stable climate: [...]

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   May 04

Lifestyle and Fixed Amount of Dollars

Years ago, traveling in many countries of the world for business I observed that a dollar bought much more in some countries than back home. Typical American explanation was that these are poor countries with low living standard and lifestyle. From closer interaction with locals that assertion appeared true for some countries, but not at [...]

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