Monthly Archives: July 2012

Forced Early Retirement

Grandma Moses Perhaps a future retiree finds themselves to be a late bloomer like Grandma Moses. Due to rapidly changing economic paradigms and or health related issues many workers may be forced to leave the work force sooner than expected. … Continue reading

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Economic Security vs. Economic Flexibility

Economic optimism has been in short supply in recent years and with good reason. Today I opened my eyes to a beautiful sunrise and was compelled to share. I’m reminded one must take the good with the bad in life. … Continue reading

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Personal Finances and Retirement

Today we live in an economicworld more difficult to predict. This was not the case for our parents. Today future retirees benefit from the power of planning more than ever. It may be more difficult to get from here to … Continue reading

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Paradise Found in Guanacaste Costa Rica

  Provinces, Cantons, and Districts Provinces of Costa Rica Costa Rica is composed of seven provinces, which in turn are divided into 81 cantons (Spanish: cantón, plural cantones), each of which is directed by a mayor. Mayors are chosen democratically … Continue reading

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Visiting Costa Rica to Solve a Mystery

                      How to Best Arrive In and Explore Costa Rica Awakening in San Jose, the Capital of Costa Rica I try to sleep in. My feeble attempt to rest up after my flight quickly becomes a wrestling match fraught with … Continue reading

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