Category Archives: Q & A From our Readers

A Reader Has Insurance Questions

Happy to answer your questions. Bear in mind that each person needs to make these decisions for themselves. Our opinions are just that – our opinions and if you… Continue reading

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Any Dirt on Being an American Traveler?

Have you felt any prejudice against Americans increase over the last 5 years. Do you have any interesting stories to tell about ‘near misses’ that you can share. Whats the dirt. Continue reading

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Psychedelic Spiritual Experience?

When we visited Huautla, it did not have any hippie type of feel, and people were very secretive and almost protective of Julieta. There were stories of how Maria Sabina had betrayed the indigenous for… Continue reading

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Retirement Costs for Singles

I always enjoy your newsletters, but I could wish that more writers about retirement would consider single retirees more. This goes for financial publications as well. Continue reading

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Investment Style and Active Adult Community

Billy, I saw your article regarding retirement and investing, pertaining to the 4% rule. I am not very interested in giving my broker 1% every quarter for the rest of my life. Please advise. P.S. Where can I get a small house like yours in an adult community? Continue reading

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A Reader’s Commentary on Health Care in the U.S.

It’s become impossible for me to think clearly here. I’m stressed out and upset all the time. I think we’ll try to get our lives here wrapped up as much as possible and head for Antigua so I can… Continue reading

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Packing Tips

Having just dragged a large suitcase and heavy backpack (each) through three countries. I would be interested to see how much you carry with you as you travel from one country to the next. I assume you’ve found ways to minimize what you carry. Any packing tips for our future travels would be appreciated. Continue reading

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Lodging and Local Happenings in Panajachel

Are you renting an apartment for this long stay. Would you mind revealing how much you pay per month and I would love to hear how the expat community, and you, are involved in local happenings. Continue reading

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Where Is the Best Place to Retire?

I would like to know which location do you consider to be the best place to retire early as being a healthy, quiet, cheap, quite warm temperature and sunny place? Continue reading

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Identifying Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing

I know bad things happen everywhere, including the U.S. I also recognize that the majority of native Latin Americans, as well as expats are goodhearted peopled. Do you all have any suggestions about how to identify wolves in sheep’s clothing? Continue reading

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