Cute Dog!…and More Dentist Info

Cute Dog!…and More Dentist Info

See our family member, Griffy the Brussels Griffon eat corn on the cob! AND catch the latest up-date on some dental costs.

Traveling in Mexico…

Traveling in Mexico…

So, anyway, now there’s a take-apart motorized (electric) scooter – chair – whatever you want to call it, that resides in our garage. I don’t need to use it in the house

Yucatan – Progreso & Cozumel

Yucatan – Progreso & Cozumel

Yucatan Dick and I took a cruise out of New Orleans to visit Progresso/Merida and Cozumel/ San Miguel de Cozumel. It was only a five-day cruise, with two days in ports, so it was quite a fast trip – lots to do – lots of info to secure. There were weeks of preparation ahead of […]

Retirement Plans

Retirement Plans

Surprise!! When you enter retirement …your paycheck is gonna stop!

Exchange Restrictions – Pesos to Dollars

Exchange Restrictions – Pesos to Dollars

As of October 2010, Mexico decided to try to stop or at least slow down illegal money laundering. Mexico now wants foreigners to pay for all purchases/spending in pesos – the money of Mexico.

Banking in Mexico

Banking in Mexico

Banks  Banking in Mexico Citi bank partners with  Banamex in Mexico, Bank of America partners with Santander Serfin. ATM and other services are usually reciprocal between the Mexico based and American based institutions. Addition Feb 3, 2013 – the amount you need to move to Mexico has changed – see – http://consulmex.sre.gob.mx/detroit/index.php/info-english

Visas, FM2, Mexico Retirement Part 3 of 3

Visas, FM2, Mexico Retirement Part 3 of 3

And now for the third part of the story … VISAS, FM2. Don’t miss the email at the end – you’ll want to read that too! Enjoy…

Visa, FM3 – Part 2 of 3

Visa, FM3 – Part 2 of 3

The FM3 card, (temporary resident) is good for up to one year.

VISAS, FMM – Part 1 of 3

VISAS, FMM – Part 1 of 3

FMM is the form you fill out when you fly into Mexico for short visits and vacations…

You Can Afford Mexico – Oh Yes You Can!

You Can Afford Mexico – Oh Yes You Can!

$83 a month for rent! “Nuff said!”

Mexican or N.A. Plates for Your Vehicle?

Mexican or N.A. Plates for Your Vehicle?

Read about taking your vehicle to Mexico, getting one there, and which license plate you should use.

Permits and Aspirin!

Permits and Aspirin!

Do you need a permit to live in Mexico?
No – no permit required. When you drive or fly in, as a tourist, you are allowed to stay up to 6 months –you fill out papers on the plane to secure that visa and you will fill out similar papers if you drive in – READ MORE…

You Are Safe…WHERE?

You Are Safe…WHERE?

Question – where do you feel safe?

Senior Discount Card, Part 2

Senior Discount Card, Part 2

Yes, there are senior discounts in Mexico!

Passport Regulations

Passport Regulations

Due to Mexico’s increased security at border crossings, new Federal regulations now require U.S. and Canadian visitors to present passports…

Explore Mexico on $430, Part I: Cruise

Explore Mexico on $430, Part I: Cruise

The beginning chapter of Barbie’s and Dick’s cruise.

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