Skip to comments.I Want To Retire In Costa Rica
Posted on 11/09/2012 6:00:52 PM PST by kjam22
Anyone know anything about retiring in Costa Rica?
They got big snakes out in the jungle.
One simple question and I know nothing of your motivations -
When “they” rule America, will they not also rule Costa Rica?
So you think a home on the beach is a better deal....?
I figure it will take them a several years to get around to worrying about costa rica. Wonder if my retirement nest egg goes a lot further there?
Pretty much socialist. I would recommend Chile.
Cool book. Thanks for the link!
Monkeys, monkeys everywhere!!!
I think I’m going to Kathmandu.
There are some very nice areas. I’ve read you only need about $2k a month to live comfortably there.
I have a friend living down there part time.
She and her husband have an escape route planned because when TSHTF they don’t want to be foreign gringos among angry locals.
I'm hoping to link up with Michael Strong's Free City project.
Good choice. Lots of former Mid-Westerners live there now. Lots of vegetables, clean roadsides, and high school attendance.
Costa Rica and Belize are worth your while looking into.
As Obamanation Communism continues its cancerous spread throughout the former United States of America, there will an increase in ex-patriots to Central America.
If you have actually made it far enough to retire, then you should just go while you can and spare us the histrionics.
The real challenge for most people is to get where you are in our current climate. Begone and don’t look back, but also don’t bitch about the fact that you actually get to retire.
Wow.... at 2K a month I could live a LONG LONG time there. I read somewhere the life expectancy is 79 there.
Most of south america is socialist/marxist.
Great, now I’ll have that song stuck in my head all night.
My Sister and BIL decided to retire to Costa Rica. They are seasoned world travelers and by no means gullible.
Despite that, they got conned out of $10,000 by some real estate agent there. They hired a lawyer but never got anything back.
Just be careful
Costa Rica? ‘bouta a dolla, maybe two.
I heard John Gault lives there.... :)
Problem is, Islamists are everywhere. Even Abu Sayaaf in the Philippines. But some of the ladies are cute.
This begs the question.. Anyone think the Socialists will hijack IRA’s in the next four years?
Mrs KJAM22 said.. “maybe some of the guys are cute too...”
Probably.... or tax them into oblivion.
Jesus,it’s Galt. At least know your memes when you’re being dramatic.
I live comfortably (for certain values of comfort) here in Texas for about $500 a month.
Didn’t know for sure about Nicaragua. Was wondering about Guatemala.
Bottom line - we are on a firm course to destroy the dollar - the world reserve currency.
There are many powerful and influential people that will be there to create a new world currency using the World Bank/UN. It’s not as far fetched as it sounds and my personal opinion (no expertise claimed) is that this will bring about the mark of the beast the bible talks about. You will need this (whatever it is) currency to conduct commerce. The nation that will be most free when this happens (Israel) will also be the most dangerous place to be.
With that said, Costa Rica is a beautiful place with much to offer. The major concern to me would be security. What if America can no longer afford her military and the next Hugo Chavez decides he wants to annex Costa Rica?
Regardless, it’s your dime so best of luck to you and God bless. I’m going to remove my tinfoil hat and find some grub. :)
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Beautiful, friendly country! But...socialized medicine; nationalized telephone service that, while cheap, is not necessarily reliable (gee, you get what you pay for); no military because they “know the U.S. will protect us;” etc., etc., etc.
I have family there and LOVE to visit, but not sure I’d actually want to live there. My cousin and her husband fork out big bucks for private insurance for themselves and their family. They like the coverage and care really well, but...$$$.
Again, beautiful country. Definitely worth considering for retirement!
Don’t go to Honduras, you’ll need lawyers, guns and money.
No doubt about it. They will rape and plunder anything they can get their hands on.
THanks... that’s good info.
FR used to mock liberals for huffily threatening to move to France or Canada when an election didn’t go their way.
But if you’re going to be a quitter, why not take the easy path and go hardcore prepper? Just build a hideyhole stocked with C rations and bug out there, or daydream about bugging out there. You get the satisfaction of saying to hell with America without the inconvenience of actually packing up and leaving.
It’s funny how people are so upset about immigrants from Central America, and yet they want to emigrate to Central America. Who do they think lives there, and why do they think the Central Americans want to come here?
I’ll take “Central America sucks” for $200, Alex. But ne zot, I love their food! I could weigh 300 lbs. and die at 55.
It’s what I really, really wanna do.
(If I ever get outta here)
I’ve heard the $2000 includes running water, electricity, medical care, and a lack of foraging.
A smart and patient relative of mine got ripped off for $100K in CR on a real estate deal.
A new development was going in, ocean views, etc. He did lots of digging, went down there a few times to look things over, met the developers, met his next-parcel neighbor (an American accountant) who had already built.
He had to put $50K down in reserve, then later $50K to finalize...then came 2008 and the financial collapse and everyone disappeared.
No recourse, nada, hasta la gringo.
Love that song... like the live bullet version better than the studio version.
Can you take your FN-FAL and a dozen 20 round mags and a case of ammo there legally? If not, why the hell would you want to move there.
From citizen to subject seems like a pretty big downgrade. Hell, you can move to Chicago and get the same deal.
Was reading earlier this evening on line about real estate development. Some pricey pieces of land. Thanks for the info.
I’ve lived around the world...there’s no place like the US of A.
No matter how dissatisfied you are with the politics and direction of the country you might consider a long term rental before you sell the farm and move.
My boyfriend has been there. He said it is nothing but hookers and hustlers. There are no jobs.