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Fitch Ratings
March 15, 2014
Fitch Affirms that Panama’s Economy Remains Stable
From Reuters Article NEW YORK, March 07 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Panama’s ratings as follows: –Long-term foreign currency IDRs at ‘BBB’; Outlook Stable; –Long-term local currency IDRs at...
February 12, 2014
The Retirement Wave and Bob Adams
While doing my research about moving to Panama, I stumbled across owned by Bob Adams.    Before moving to Panama City, he spent nearly all of the 46 years...
boquete panama mountain view
February 7, 2014
Panama is Not Like the USA or Canada – But Better in Many Ways
When I do a Panama Relocation Tours™, I can usually tell by the end of the tour who will relocate to Panama, and who will not. Some people need...
January 30, 2014
Panama Relocation Tours Visits Las Lajas Beach Resort
Las Lajas Beach Resort is one of our favorite stops during the Panama Relocation Tours™.  We sometimes spend the night at the resort, or we just stop by for...
January 27, 2014
Where is Panama?
A few weeks ago I returned to the United States for the first time since I moved to Panama.  It was a weird experience.  Within 12 hours I was...
10 ways to live better for less in panama
January 10, 2014
10 Ways to Live for Less in Panama
When I left the heat of Texas for the spring like weather in Boquete Panama I knew I’d save a lot of money by not using an air conditioner...
December 1, 2013
Do Your Dream
I’m writing from an island in the Caribbean Sea… Bocas del Toro.  It is only a few hour’s drive from my house in the mountains of Panama.  My son...
November 8, 2013
How Big is the Penalty if You Do Not Get Obamacare?
this article is from FORBES Stories about the Affordable Care Act often tell readers that they’ll have to pay a $95 penalty if they don’t get adequate health insurance...
October 11, 2013
Panama Pet Peeve #2 – Cat Treats
My cat, Elizabeth, moved to Panama with me.  She loves… LOVES.. Temptation cat treats.  But you can’t find them anywhere in Boquete or David. I have been to every...