People have been getting quite a surprise when driving down the coast in southern Costa Rica. There among the toucans, sloths and macaws is another rare bird in this area, a cosmic bowling alley. The Costa Ballena region has been amazing people with its bio diversity for years. But recently some new inhabitants have appeared, causing a migration of a different sort.
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Many of you readers may be unaware of a few provisions that were slipped into the HIRE Act signed by President Obama back in 2010. Two key elements seem more aimed at Americans living outside the US than at jobs creation but are having sweeping effect on all foreign investment options for Americans, whether living in the US or abroad.
In the next few months, I am going to look at 20 countries that are often sought out by Expats and Retirees. Each will be as a comparison to living elsewhere, including owning property in Costa Rica, the US or Canada.
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.