Quiz! Should I Move To Panama?

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Moving to Panama is a big decision.

Your biggest question is probably,

“Will I Be Happy In Panama?

Find out here.

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Panama Quiz

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  • Can I Afford To Live In Panama?

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    Your cost of living in Panama depends in large part upon You.

    If you need to buy all the same food and brand names as you did at "home", then your cost of living will be higher than if you shop more like a local.

    About calculating your budget
    If you receive a pension of some sort, it is much easier to figure out your monthly budget.

    It can be trickier to figure your monthly "retirement" income, if your plan is to sell everything and live on the proceeds. 

    To help figure out if you can afford to live in Panama (or anywhere), use this calculator.

    What Is Your Monthly Budget For Panama (on Average)?

    (Don't forget to include travel costs to visit back "home")

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83 Comments on "Quiz! Should I Move To Panama?"

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3 months 4 days ago

Hi.. My husband and I are looking for the ideal place for an active and affordable retirement. Boating fishing and watching the sun set over the ocean are top priorities. I think we will like the carribbean side better than the Pacific.. Question is which locations on the north coast offer sunsets?

Dorothy Gunn
7 months 16 days ago

I plan on taking my early retirement and my e-commerce business to Panama. I envision a small home, some chickens a dog and maybe a goat or two. What area would you recommend? I want to be around Native Panamanians. I don’t want to travel that distance to live in a pseudo America

11 months 15 hours ago

I want to buy a home in Panama, what are the procedures to buying a home in Panama

1 year 3 months ago

Thanks for sharing your thoughts on Property in panama.

2 years 2 months ago

I was stationed 11 years in the navy and my wife was born in the canal zone. Been thinking about being back down there but not sure a bi-polo person would get proper medical help down there. I know there have been many changes but I can remember being the only person on the white sand of the beach in both directions.