Costa Rica Blog

Top Five Reasons to live in a Foreign Country like Costa Rica

Posted by Steve Linder on Sat, Nov, 08, 2014

 People often ask me why I recommend living in Costa Rica, or any foreign country for that matter. There are a lot of Americans living in Costa Rica, both working there for multinational companies as well as a large retirement contingent.  Living in a foreign country, whether in Costa Rica or elsewhere offers some serious advantages that many people don't even know about.

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Tags: cost of living, Abroad, Americans in Costa Rica, americans living outside the US, Costa Rica

Risk - A Decision Making Tool For Expats Living Abroad

Posted by Steve Linder on Sun, Feb, 14, 2010

Here is a great Slide Show I made for risk analysis when considering moving abroad.  With 7 years of International Business at the college level, I present things to consider when choosing a country to relocate or invest in.  Risk and return are related and our threshold for risk varies from person to person.  Take a look at this slide show to get a better understanding of how to use risk analysis to help in the selection process of where to live, relocate, retire or invest.  Remember that every scenario has risk, even that of doing nothing.  Also remember that when looking back at life it is often not what we did that we regret, it is what we didn't do.

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Tags: Expats, Abroad, international living, Risk for Expats, living internationally, overseas living, investing abroad, international investing