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How the IRS Beat Up the Constitution.

“Pleading the fifth” (amendment), is such common chorus in American culture, it’s near cliché by now. We hear it on television, from every tv cop to the real-time reports on testimony from gangsters, disgraced bankers and bureaucrats alike.

A Texas Couple’s Real Estate Investment Strategy in Atenas, Costa Rica…

The ‘secret’ about Costa Rica being a top vacation and retirement destination, has been out of the bag for years.

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There’s no glossy magazine fluff, no standard guidebook descriptions, no promotional hype; just honest, accurate, well-written and detailed articles that speak to an educated, curious and well-traveled audience.

An Uber Taxi in Jurassic Park, Costa Rica?

By now most people know that the Michael Crichton novel Jurassic park centers on the fictitious Isla Nublar that is off the west coast of Costa Rica…

Living in Tamarindo, Costa Rica – Free video with Terri Lynn Carlile & Alex Bejarano from Texarkana, Texas.

Living here in Costa Rica is amazing and we have a lot of amazing future plans. Not only is our family starting here in Costa Rica but also we are in the process of building a church with our church family Iglesias Casa Vida and it’s wonderful because it’s right down the road.

Judge Rules FBI Can Hack Your Email (Here’s How You Can Stop Them)

Is it a Congress hell-bent on closing all loopholes left to US citizens grasping for privacy?

4 Reasons Buying a House in Costa Rica Is Better Than Renting

Whether or not you’re planning on staying in Costa Rica forever–which, let’s face it, that should be the plan–housing is hugely important.

“Just Who Are The Feds Planning To Battle?”

Now that Independence Day is over for our VIP Members in the USA, I am hoping that a few of our readers have had a few moments to carefully consider how ‘free’ and ‘independent’ we are today compared to yesterday.

5 Important Secrets To Remember When Moving to Costa Rica?

With each passing day, I become more amused at how journalism and news are being passed off in our politically correct world, much in the same way that the old time medicine men hocked their snake oil during the wildly popular medicine shows of the last century.

How Do I Feel About Celebrating the 4th of July Independence Day Living in Costa Rica?

After ten years of living in Costa Rica, the idea of celebrating Independence Day on the 4th of July has a completely different meaning to me than what it did when I lived in the United States of America.

Retirement on the Southern Caribbean Coast – Why we bought a home there. (But I think they’re hoping nobody else does… Scott)

After three years of internet searches (WeLoveCostaRica.com being a very valuable resource) and several trips to Costa Rica, it became very apparent that purchasing anything nice on the West Coast of Costa Rica would be much more expensive, so we started researching the Caribbean coast.

Paying For Your Costa Rica Expat Life In Dollars

Many expats live in Costa Rica, but earn, or collect, the money they live on in a foreign currency, the U.S. dollar.

Who’s Doing What On Independence Day in Costa Rica?

As a kid, each year my family would cook hamburgers and hot dogs before jumping into the van to go to a local fireworks show for the 4th of July.

There’s Gold In Them Thar Hills

First off, I have to apologize for taking so long to write another Newsletter. Fortunately, business is booming, as everyone wants out of the Black Hole known as North America, and I have literally not had a moment to breathe in two months.

The Taxman Can’t Do Math

Last month, lawmakers in Massachusetts approved a constitutional amendment that will lead to the departure of many of the state’s wealthiest and most productive citizens. This move is likely to cause tax revenues to drop and real estate values to collapse.