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Education Reform Passes Senate: Important Step for Mexico’s Future!

Education Reform Passes Senate: Important Step for Mexico’s Future!

Published on: Sep 06 2013 by Thomas Lloyd - Comments Off
An important step in Mexico’s future happened this week! The senate finally passed the Education reform which will put an end to the corrupt system of purchasing...
Mexico’s President Cares about Keeping Us Happy – $8.63 Billion Investment

Mexico’s President Cares about Keeping Us Happy – $8.63 Billion Investment

Published on: Aug 28 2013 by Thomas Lloyd - Comments Off
While the motives are most certainly for the sake of his country, its economy and the daily quality of life of its people, President Pena Nieto knows that keeping...
Small Cellphone Network Shows The Little Guy Can Make a Go of it in Mexico!

Small Cellphone Network Shows The Little Guy Can Make a Go of it in Mexico!

Published on: Aug 27 2013 by Thomas Lloyd - Comments Off
Mexico always comes through as being a places that has more space for the small-timer to get ahead. When I talk to Americans and Canadians, it seems to be an ever-growing...
4 Great Suggestions for Starting a Business in Mexico

4 Great Suggestions for Starting a Business in Mexico

Published on: Aug 16 2013 by Thomas Lloyd - Comments Off
Your own bed and breakfastYesterday I shared a more “realistic” perspective on running a business in Mexico which addressed some of the difficulties...
Is it Hard to Open and Run a Business in Mexico?

Is it Hard to Open and Run a Business in Mexico?

Published on: Aug 15 2013 by Thomas Lloyd - Comments Off
Know of anyone thinking of starting a small business in Mexico?   An acquaintance of mine here in Playa, Solomon Freimuth, who has guest-posted on some of our...
“The Baby Boomers are finally ready to be the people they remember they were”

“The Baby Boomers are finally ready to be the people they remember they were”

Published on: Aug 14 2013 by Thomas Lloyd - Comments Off
As cross-border connections grow and more and more Americans head south of the Rio-Grande, in order to understand what is happening, it’s important to understand...
Childless Couples Become a Greater Market Force in Mexico

Childless Couples Become a Greater Market Force in Mexico

Published on: Jul 15 2013 by Thomas Lloyd - Comments Off
It looks like Mexico’s consumer economy is taking a shift towards dual-income, no-kids couples (“dinks.”) Fox News has this article:   While...
Mexico’s Lending Reform to Boost Economic Growth – Time to Invest!

Mexico’s Lending Reform to Boost Economic Growth – Time to Invest!

Published on: Jul 11 2013 by Thomas Lloyd - 1 Comment
From Bloomberg, yesterday:   A bill to boost bank lending in Mexico would have an immediate impact on the economy, helping to boost growth as soon as next year,...
More Beer Variety in Mexico?

More Beer Variety in Mexico?

Published on: Jul 08 2013 by Thomas Lloyd - 2 Comments
People who know Mexico will know a few things about beer in this country: There are 2 beer companies (Modelo & Moctezuma) They each have about 10 different...
Fourth of July as an Expat – International Business Times

Fourth of July as an Expat – International Business Times

Published on: Jul 05 2013 by Thomas Lloyd - 1 Comment
Yesterday, we celebrated July 4th, the Mexican way! International Business Times has pointed out that this is becoming more and more common:   What if you...