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Many readers have moved to Ecuador because access to good health care is no longer enjoyed by all in the USA.   It had been a Western birthright… each generation living longer than the last. Two Americas exist, measured by wealth and health. One is becoming richer and healthier… the other is sliding back in money […]

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Fresh Ecuador Mother’s Day Roses

Fresh Long Stem Mother’s Day Ecuador roses to be delivered May 9, 2013,  the Thursday before Mother’ s Day. Orders accepted through Sunday May 5, 2013. I am pleased.  Despite a fuel surcharge and a new US customs tax… the price for your fresh roses delivered to your doorstep by Fedex is the same as […]

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Ecuador’s infrastructure continues to improve as evidenced by this Quito airport story sent to us by Ecuador Living reader Sander Kirch. Quito Airport Story by Sander Kirch We too were very excited to fly in and out of the airport after years of wondering each time we flew into Quito if we would “make it”. […]

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Ecuador BUPA Health Insurance Details

There is a Cotacachi Meeting April 23, 2013 with Ecuador BUPA health insurance details. Bupa, a British insurer, was formed in 1947, and since then we have been at the forefront of healthcare and medical insurance services. Roberto Ribadeniera, Ateam Ecuador in Quito sent this note. Health care is essential, high costs of health services […]

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Ecuador Emerging Market

There was a huge global stock market change in 2010.  This change increased the need to look for emerging stock market value. We’ll examine this change in a moment but first since Ecuador has almost no stock market and has a 5% exit tax on funds taken out of the country, here is an article […]

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Gold Value in Ecuador

Investing value is all about purchasing power and if you live in Ecuador… your purchasing power is linked to the US dollar.  You might want something more. How about Gold? If so, be sure to hold that gold outside Ecuador because it is taxable coming in and cumbersome to sell while here. Our attorney investigated […]

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Mortgage financing is now available to expats in Ecuador.   We’ll look at this in a moment, but first to borrow or not to borrow… that is the question. Which is better? This (an Ecuador apartment we bought as a wreck) and fixed up from cash flow to this. or shorting the yen. www.finance.yahoo.com chart of […]

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Green Investing From Ecuador

Green investing is important because Green is more than just a color. Keep an eye on the Bullitt Building as real estate and green markets both pick up. A new demographic is reaching Ecuador which can have an impact on the environment.  We’ll look at this in a moment… first let me say more about […]

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Collecting Safety in Ecuador

When you are looking at anything new to you… such as the country of Ecuador… keep safety in mind. This is why we recommend buying real estate in Ecuador but not banking in Ecuador beyond your daily needs there. One of several properties shown at new discoverecuadorinvestments website. Also keep safety in mind when buying Ecuador […]

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Expat mortgage financing is now available in Ecuador. For details at the club password protected site, click here.

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