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Where’s the smart money going these days?

For anyone paying attention to the financial markets of late, it should be clear that we’re heading into some troubled waters.  Stock market volatility has been unusually high with wild point swings to the upside and downside, commodity prices are collapsing across the board and savers are getting hammered by central bank policies that keep interest rates artificially low thereby punishing anyone trying to get a decent rate of return on their savings.
 
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“Honey, Don’t Look Back!”—the Founding and Development of River Ranch Farms, Between Boquete and David, in Panama

Kjersten and John Van Horn before moving to Boquete, Panama – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingMy dear husband and I left the good ol’ USA when we sold our home in California in 1994. He told me: “Honey, don’t look back!” We were young and adventurous so we drove from California to Costa Rica.

Since we were young we still had to work.  Some Costa Rican partners and I started our own real estate business and network.  I had worked in California as a top producing real estate agent for Better Homes and Gardens for five years so I had the experience. My husband...

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The Hushed Elegance of Los Cuatro Tulipanes, Casco Viejo, Panama

We find our way back to Los Cuatro Tulipanes in Casco Viejo by landmarks, sights and sounds: the nonchalant dogDog in the street in Casco Viejo, Panama – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living who lays on the sidewalk near the president’s security guard (who seems to be the only dog in a city of cats); the smell of beef broth from an open door whose meaty heat is added to the saturated heat of close dwellings and narrow passage ways, causing a linear view of the sea, its pungency carried by erratic winds; and remembering to walk just past the ruins of a convent that...

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