Financial Independence

3 Tax Advantaged Accounts You Must Start This Year

We just completed our monthly finances review and found that our Net Worth decreased by almost $12,000.  Funds we have in our brokerage and retirement accounts took a downfall. Some things are just beyond our control. The markets being as fickle as it is, we still believe that investing is a slow and steady way… Continue reading 3 Tax Advantaged Accounts You Must Start This Year

Trial Retirement

Explore Rincon de la Vieja & Manuel Antonio National Park Costa Rica

The Colossus of Guanacaste Rincon de la Vieja National Park is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Guanacaste Conservation Area. The center of this park is formed by Santa Maria Volcano and Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, the largest and most active volcano in Guanacaste, Costa Rica at 6,286 feet. The park… Continue reading Explore Rincon de la Vieja & Manuel Antonio National Park Costa Rica

Financial Independence

How we use the S.O.A.P Format in achieving Personal Goals and Financial Independence

What do you want to get out of life? Is there a voice inside your head telling you to be this or to achieve that? Are the goals you set for you and your family seems out of reach? As physical therapists we were trained to be problem solvers. Every time we see a patient… Continue reading How we use the S.O.A.P Format in achieving Personal Goals and Financial Independence

Trial Retirement

Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast | Tamarindo and the Beaches of Guanacaste Province

Do you want to create lasting memories with your family and friends? See pristine and turquoise beaches that stretch out for miles? Tamarindo and the beaches close to it is the perfect spot for you! Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast is ideal for families who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the… Continue reading Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast | Tamarindo and the Beaches of Guanacaste Province

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A Home Health Physical Therapist Journey to Financial Independence

Joys and Challenges of Home Health PTs The profession of physical therapy opens a world of options with regards to specialty and setting. One of this is in home health. It is a good path to achieve financial independence because the pay rate is relatively higher than other settings. Because of the difference in pay,… Continue reading A Home Health Physical Therapist Journey to Financial Independence

Trial Retirement

Hidden Gems of Costa Rica: Rio Celeste and Tesoro Escondido Waterfall

Are you itching to travel and get away from it all? Do you want to be in a place so beautiful you couldn’t even believe it? Then, you’re in the right post! Costa Rica, especially the areas close to the mountains like La Fortuna, is the perfect spot to immerse yourself in nature and disconnect… Continue reading Hidden Gems of Costa Rica: Rio Celeste and Tesoro Escondido Waterfall

Trial Retirement

6 Amazing Things do in La Fortuna Costa Rica

Our unexpected trial retirement in Costa Rica continued north, a 3-hour drive from San Jose. Still getting used to driving in the highways and country roads, we headed out to the mountains to see the magnificent Arenal Volcano. We allotted 12 days to explore the area and chose to stay in La Fortuna. On a… Continue reading 6 Amazing Things do in La Fortuna Costa Rica

Financial Independence

Discovering the Sweet Spot in our Journey towards Financial Independence

Thousands of miles away from home and work, have given us the privilege to think about our life choices. Are we risking our chance at early retirement with the amount of travel we are doing? Are we losing the opportunity to save up and invest to be financially independent? Is it worth the trade? La… Continue reading Discovering the Sweet Spot in our Journey towards Financial Independence

Trial Retirement

Planning our Unexpected Trial-Retirement in Beautiful Costa Rica

Change of Plans Like most people, I always want to be in control. As we all know life has ways to throw unexpected hurdles along your way. For this reason, I make sure that I arrive wherever I need to be as early as I can, and that I am equipped with a plan B… Continue reading Planning our Unexpected Trial-Retirement in Beautiful Costa Rica