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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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Top 10 Reasons To “Sit” through Retirement

If you would like to add travel to your retirement lifestyle, try house sitting. This professional house sitter offers 10 Top Reasons to do so. Continue reading

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Traveling? Find Someone to Look after Your Home and Pets Cost-Free

Planning a vacation or a longer trip away can throw up a few dilemmas. Leaving your home empty could be a security issue and if you have pets, who will care for them. Try this win win solution. 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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Affordable Beach Places to Stay in Mexico

We stayed in the older, colonial section of town in Mazatlan which was close to the beach, and we paid $5 a night for our hotel. Today, that same room with Wifi access runs about $12 a night when you stay multiple nights. Continue reading

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Our Readers Worry About Medical Insurance

We fully realize that the idea of medical tourism might not appeal to those with growing families and a full work and school schedule, but for retirees who do not want to carry a policy that costs them thousands of dollars a month this is a workable option. Continue reading

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Move to Mexico? $2k a Month?

Dear Billy & Akaisha, My wife and I have become enamored with the idea of moving to Progresso, MX when we are retired (5 more years for me). We are very much homebodies, that like to eat the local cuisine … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Fear

No one enjoys being afraid. But I bet you have never considered that you can capitalize on this uncomfortable feeling. Continue reading

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Going Naked

It is such a fatiguing topic and one that is filled with emotion and fear. As a nation we can hardly get past it and present solutions are sometimes as hard to handle as the problem itself. I’m talking about the price of the administration of health care. Continue reading

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