Oct 19.  Welcome, to this week's newsletter.   Our next issue will be on November 2.

We were pleased to see so many Comments made to last week's "5 Reasons Why Claiming Social Security Is More Complicated Than You Think" article - 43 so far!  Speaking of that important benefit, here is a link to the best article we have seen so far comparing the 2 Presidential candidates' positions on Social Security.

In other news, the Social Security Administration announced a very modest COLA for SS retirees in 2017.  The increase is a tiny 0.3%, See this article for details.

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Located at 3,200 feet at the base of much taller mountains, it is famous for its coffee beans, fruit and flowers. Expats have loved Boquete's charm for a long time. Panama is a very stable country that uses the US$.
Part 2 of our series continues the discussion about Home Owners Associations (HOAs).  This one features a practical Q & A with Joe West, the CEO of the Community Associations Network. We think you will find his tips and insights very helpful.
Like several other towns reviewed here at Topretirements, Yellow Springs was founded as a utopian ideal. Those roots have led to it being one of the more interesting small towns in America. There is nature, charm, and Antioch College too.
Speaking of popular series, Betty's amazing series on the "Turtle Life" continues today with Part 3 of the mobile lifestyle. This installment recalls the adventures she and her husband had in buying her dream mobile home.
There is always a fascinating array of different Comments to our various Blog articles, like "Medicare 101".  But the problem is that unlessyou subscribe to our Daily Digest they are hard to see - sometimes the conversations continue for years.  Check out the Blog and scroll through thecomments after every article.
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