One day, you're graduating from college and landing that ideal job. Still, before you know it, you are applying for retirement benefits. Time seems to fly by with a blink of the eye. No more hitting the snooze button at 5 o'clock in the morning to squeeze out that extra minute of sleep. No more dealing with the … [Read more...] about The Cost of Living in Mexico
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Have you been thinking about retiring? Maybe you're looking for a place where you don't have to worry about making ends meet or sacrificing your current lifestyle. If these or any other concerns have been floating around in your mind, you might want to consider retiring in Tulum as a possible solution. Tulum has all … [Read more...] about Retiring in Tulum is Cheaper Than You Think!
Whether you are trying to maximize your return on investment or just keep a few more pesos in your pocket, lowering your electric bill is a great way to do that! How Mexico calculates the electric bills? Unlike in the US or Canada, where electricity is charged on a per-unit basis, the price per unit of electricity … [Read more...] about Here are Some Tips to Save Money on your Electric Bill
Why is America retiring to Mexico? Around 2 million American expats are currently living south of the border according to the National Immigration Institute of Mexico and several other international publications. This number is increasing every year, coming from one of America’s largest demographic populations that … [Read more...] about America is Retiring to Mexico
Retirement, Real Estate, and Costs of Living What are your first associations upon hearing the words ‘Riviera Maya’? Probably the turquoise Mexican beaches, all-inclusive resorts and a long history of tourism. However, many people are considering living in the Riviera Maya as part of their retirement plans. Retiring … [Read more...] about Retirement, Real Estate and Costs of Living
Before moving to Playa del Carmen, it’s important to calculate the cost of living and create a budget. Living within your means is important in order to maintain a stable and happy lifestyle. Fortunately, Mexico is rather cheap for people whose main income is in dollars, euros or British pounds thanks to the drop in … [Read more...] about What is the Average Cost of Living in Playa del Carmen?
Congratulations Northeast! Your states were ranked as being among the Top 10 priciest states to live in the United States. According to MSN Money and Kipling, Manhattan, Stamford and Boston shined bright when it comes to highest costs for real estate and general living expenses combined. So while you North … [Read more...] about Have the Snow and High Prices of the Northeastern States Gotten your Mind Headed South of the Border this Season? If not then here are Some Reasons why it Should!
On a fairly regular basis – in fact, whenever I write about the cost of living or property expenses in Mexico, I emphasize that property taxes are virtually a non-expense in Mexico. However, it's always necessary to see cold, hard numbers. While there are variables in the calculation, I find that property taxes … [Read more...] about How Much Are Property Taxes in Mexico?