The real cost of living in Ecuador? It’s personal

“Is it as cheap to live in Ecuador as they say?” The question was posed recently by an English friend but it’s one I’m asked frequently. What he’s referring to are claims made by a number of publishers, web sites and blogs, including International Living and Live and Invest Overseas, that promote Ecuador – often for the purpose of selling seminars, books and “inside information. ” The honest answer to the question, is “no” – but also “yes,” with qualifications. Some of the claims are simply false. One recent article on a retire-overseas website reported that the average cost of…

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