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Foley whyiceland

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Joe Foley talking about why he chose to move to Iceland

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  1. 1. Why Iceland? by Joe and Marketa FoleyTuesday, January 11, 2011
  2. 2. CA_1 Financial independence • CA_11 Financially self-sufficient • CA_12 Currency compatibility for moving • CA_13 RetirementTuesday, January 11, 2011
  3. 3. CA_2 Happy Family • CA_21 Child Friendly • CA_22 Pregnancy Friendly • CA_23 Sufficient vacation time • CA_24 Ability to visit friends and family easily • CA_25 Available communityTuesday, January 11, 2011
  4. 4. CA_3 Medical CareTuesday, January 11, 2011
  5. 5. CA_4 Environment • CA_41 Close to nature • CA_42 Convenient commute • CA_43 Sane driving • CA_44 Very temperate (seasons) • CA_45 Crime safety • CA_46 Nature safetyTuesday, January 11, 2011
  6. 6. CA_5 Entertainment/ activity variety • CA_51 Hobby compatibilility • CA_52 CultureTuesday, January 11, 2011
  7. 7. DP_1 $XK in savings • DP_11 Match expenses to job • DP_12 $XK in savings • DP_13 Non-work income equivalent to $XK in 2010USD in 30 yearsTuesday, January 11, 2011
  8. 8. DP_2 • DP_2111 Public education in top 30 worldwide • DP_2112 Society values education highly • DP_212 Financial support of having children • DP_222 prenatal care as per marketa • DP_223 Within top 10 international reportTuesday, January 11, 2011
  9. 9. DP_3 Medical • DP_31 Rated within 10 best medical in world • DP_321 Ability to see doctor on same day within 30 minutes of travel • DP_322 Ability to have doctor or nurse practisioner home visits • DP_323 Medications availableTuesday, January 11, 2011
  10. 10. DP_4 Research on internet and visit • DP_41 Wild stuff no people in 20 minutes of travel from home • DP_421 No car required to get to work • DP_4221Travel to work in 20 minutes or less (no car) • DP_4222 City supporting bike infrastructureTuesday, January 11, 2011
  11. 11. FR_1 Freedom to make changes to lives • FR_11 Income is equal or greater than expenses • FR_12 Able to move back to US in 2 years maintain similar lifestyle • FR_13 Enough money to continue lifestyle after retirementTuesday, January 11, 2011
  12. 12. FR_2 Proper life, fun, and work balance • FR_211 Good, affordable education • FR_212 Support child rearing • FR_23 Enough time to putter around, fun + family trips • FR_24 Geographical proximity to families + friends • FR_251 Open society to newcomersTuesday, January 11, 2011
  13. 13. FR_3 • FR_31High-quality medical care • FR_32 Available medical care • FR_33 Affordable medical careTuesday, January 11, 2011
  14. 14. FR_4 Education of environment options • FR_41 Get to wild flora and fauna without people fast and easily • FR_421 Short commute • FR_422 Walking, biking, horse, or public transportation convenient • FR_431 No more than 2 lane highways • FR_432 Courteous driversTuesday, January 11, 2011
  15. 15. FR_5 Opportunities to pursue current hobbies • FR_511 Ability to import missing hobby resources • FR_512 Enough people with common interests to us • FR_513 Population with curiousity • FR_521 Avoid middle of buttfuck-nowhere • FR_522 Diversity of populationTuesday, January 11, 2011

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