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Caribbean Paradise—The St. Lucia Lifestyle

Caribbean Paradise – The St. Lucia Lifestyle Heaven on Earth With its ribbons of sandy beaches, swaying coconut palms, warm waters, and coral reefs, Saint Lucia is indeed paradise. St. Lucia has evolved, in recent years, into one of the region’s most popular vacation and active adult destinations. Couples are not only enticed by the […]

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Ecuador—Affordable International Living

Ecuador – Affordable International Living Even before the 2009 economic crisis, my family and I were concerned about our financial future. We are retired and live on a modest fixed income. Expenses to maintain our lovely home were escalating daily and we had reached the tipping point, incurring a negative cash flow that dipped aggressively […]

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Florida Ultimate Excursions

Florida Ultimate Excursions BRADENTON GET ON THE POT April 15 – 16
| Spring Pottery Sale 
Art Center Manatee | 
ArtCenterManatee.org Update your home and garden decor with original designs from the area’s most talented potters. Hosted by the ArtCenter Manatee, the local center for art exhibitions, special cultural events, and classes for painting, sculpture, photography, […]

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Vacation Home Sales Continue to Soar

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Vacation Home Sales Continue to Soar Sales of vacation homes are showing no signs of going on vacation. At least that’s the mood at many luxury master-planned communities or private club and resort-style developments throughout America. Indeed, six months after the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported vacation home sales boomed in 2014 to an […]

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Trading in a Snow Shovel for A Pickleball Paddle

Trading in a Snow Shovel for A Pickleball Paddle What do you do when the snow gets so high that you can barely shovel it? The answer is simple—move to a warmer climate. And, that’s just what Seymour and Patrina Goldstein did in 2014. The Goldsteins had lived in Brookville, MD, for over 40 years. […]

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