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Happier Than a Billionaire

Author : Nadine Hays Pisani
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"I came across this blog while reading Forbes online and enjoyed the first class writing. It reminded me of, and was in the same big league as “A year in Provence” -Okfine response to Chapter "Pink Houses, Clouds, & Crazy People" "I had to grab the Kleenex box on this one, as I laughed so much I literally cried! Thank you so much for sharing. I came upon your blog tangentially from your answer to a question on Frommers', and I haven't stopped reading yet. I am so happy for you, that you are “living” your life and truly enjoying it. I am also glad I can enjoy CR vicariously through your posts!" -Lana response to Chapter "Stop...Or My Husband Will Shoot" TWO PLANE TICKETS, NO PLAN, ONE DREAM A celebration of one couple's decision to risk it all and live in one of the happiest places on earth. In this humorous and witty account, Nadine Pisani shares what it is like to follow her dream of quitting her job and starting a new life under the sunny skies of Costa Rica. Along the way, she finds reliable utilities are not that reliable, quirky neighbors are unavoidable, and tackling red tape takes the strength of a linebacker. But with all its challenges, you'll learn why Costa Rica is ranked as one of the happiest places on earth—and you too may want to taste the Pura Vida lifestyle.

Happier Than a Billionaire

Author : Nadine Hays Pisani
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Happier Than A Billionaire: The Sequel continues the journey of one couple's adventures in Costa Rica. Follow the author and her husband as they move to the beach to build their dream home. Although the seafood is fresh and the sunsets are golden, it doesn't take long for Nadine to find that this process won't come easy, even when living in one of the prettiest places on earth. In the midst of it all, Nadine entertains her parents and mother-in-law, kayaks crocodile-infested waters, and obsesses over howler monkeys that reside above her neighbor's house. She also discovers that not all dreams come in the form of brick and mortar. Some appear after taking a chance when all odds are against you.

Happier Than a Billionaire

Author : Nadine Pisani
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As Seen on HGTV. A celebration of one couple's decision to dig deeper roots in one of the happiest places on earth. In her best work to date, Nadine Hays Pisani shares what it's like to follow her dream of starting a new business on a strict budget in Costa Rica. Along the way, she shares the ups and downs of renting, buying, and building her new home in this country known for red tape, taking its time, and the Pura Vida lifestyle. She struggles to live alongside construction crews, invading critters, and a delusional husband who insists everything will work out fine. Nadine introduces a variety of zany characters, makes new friends, and wrestles with unending challenges all while celebrating this beautiful country. This is a stand-alone story, so if you are new to the Happier Than A Billionaire series, it's fine to start right here. But be warned, your friends will wonder why you are wearing a silly grin for the weeks that follow.

Happier Than a Billionaire

Author : Nadine Pisani
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The Escape Manual is your guide for moving to, living in, or traveling through Costa Rica. In this perfect blend of information and entertainment, Nadine Hays Pisani answers all of your questions in her patented comedic style. She introduces you to her colorful cast of characters as you laugh your way through reading about how to obtain residency, avoid crime, get a driver's license, meet a trustworthy attorney, find quality healthcare, choose an area that is right for you, and much much more. Nadine interviews friends and experts on a wide variety of Costa Rican topics that are sure to be of interest to any aspiring expatriate. You'll never have so much fun while learning the steps it takes to move to one of the happiest countries on earth.

Happier Than A Billionaire

Author : Nadine Hays Pisani
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This book answers your most frequently asked question, "What kind of lifestyle can I afford on my budget in Costa Rica?"The newest addition to the Happier Than A Billionaire series is a step-by-step guide to picking a town, finding a home, and creating a budget. Whether you plan on renting or buying a home, we'll break it down into three categories: Tico, moderately appointed, and gringo style. You'll learn what to expect to find around the entire country in your price range. * We created three monthly budget categories, including $1200, $2500, and $3500. These amounts represent not just rent, but an entire monthly budget, including groceries, healthcare, utilities, etc. * These budget categories often correlate with rent for the three housing styles, but not always. You may find you can only afford a Tico style home in a touristy part of Guanacaste but a fancier home elsewhere * If you're looking to purchase a home, we've also created several price categories for you. Whether under $150,000 or over $500,000, you'll learn what you may find for the money in different parts of the country. Best of all, you'll hear from REAL PEOPLE with REAL BUDGETS. They'll break everything down from annual car repairs and healthcare to utilities and groceries. Once you've reviewed the tools we've prepared, you'll be ready to pick a town, find a home, and create a budget. Sample listings are provided from the Central Valley, Guanacaste Province, Southern Pacific Zone, and the Caribbean to help paint a clear picture of what to expect in various parts of the country. Also included in this installment of the Happier Series is useful information on lifestyle, weather, proximity to international airports, and the availability of healthcare facilities. Learn about our Four Big Budget Breakers and even read complimentary chapters from The Costa Rica Escape Manual. Happier Than A Billionaire: Picking a Town, Finding a Home, and Creating a Budget in Costa Rica is the perfect supplement to our popular Costa Rica Escape Manual series and it's sure to put you on track toward creating your own Pura Vida lifestyle!

Dance With Chance

Author : Spyros G. Makridakis
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A gripping tale of how even experts misread the role of chance - from the stock market to doctors' surgeries - "Dance With Chance" argues that we all fall foul of the 'The Illusion of Control', meaning that we underestimate the role of luck in our lives. The authors argue that by understanding how uncertainty operates, we can make palpable improvements to our health, wealth, happiness and careers.

On Desire

Author : William Braxton Irvine
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Irvine looks at what modern science can tell about desire--what happens in the brain when one desires something and how animals evolved particular desires. He suggests that people who can convince themselves to want what they already have dramatically enhance their happiness.

The Costa Rica Escape Manual 2021

Author : Nadine Hays Pisani
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The Costa Rica Escape Manual 2021 is your personal guide to moving to, traveling through, and living in Costa Rica. Nadine- author of the best-selling Happier Than A Billionaire series- has been your reliable source of all things Costa Rican for over thirteen years. In this updated edition of The Costa Rica Escape Manual, she covers: New COVID-19 traveling requirements and necessary paperwork Changes in taxes and how it pertains to you Proposed changes to residency rules and why you should apply Exciting updates for telecommuters Barry the Shipper's news concerning possible tax breaks on shipping your belongings New chapters from people who started businesses New chapter from Sarah, a real estate expert, who can point you in the right direction Touring the entire country, planning an intense road trip, renting a car without overpaying, hiring a private driver, and my seven lucky rules for avoiding crime Work permits, starting a business, and getting a driver's license Creating a budget Different paths to residency Opening a bank account Selecting the right school for your children. Dental tourism Buying, renting, and even developing raw land from scratch Convenient checklists to make sure you cross everything important off your list. New information is identified with an asterisk next to each chapter in the table of contents. The Costa Rica Escape Manual is a great addition to Nadine's bestseller, Happier Than A Billionaire: Picking a town, Finding a Home, and Creating a Budget in Costa Rica. So grab your passport and book those plane tickets. You're coming to Costa Rica!

The Ethics of Economic Rationalism

Author : John Wright
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This work tackles economic rationalism from a moral perspective. Firstly, in non-technical language, it reviews the economic arguments for economic rationalism. It then examines the ethical defences for economic rationalism and considers its many criticisms.

CLAIMED FOR THE BILLIONAIRE S CONVENIENCE

Author : Junko Murata
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I don’t need some kind of fairy-tale love story! Holly feels dejected when she hears the news about her youngest sister’s engagement. Now all three of her younger sisters have found wonderful husbands, while she’s had her heart broken by more than one cheating fiancé. Then she meets the infamous billionaire playboy Zack at a party. When he finds out about Holly’s distrust of men, he proposes that he help her get over her trauma… And it’s not long before rumors start running rampant about Holly and Zack being engaged!