Mexico Dental & Prescription Info

Mexico Dental & Prescription Info

I received a couple of email – concerning people obtaining their prescription drugs in Mexico. Are you currently taking any prescription medications? This is just one of the many things to think of and consider when heading to Mexico for retirement, or just an extended stay. In Arizona and a lot of border states, it’s […]

Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen, located on the eastern mainland (Caribbean side) of the Yucatan, across the water by ferry from the island of Cozumel, is large enough to have everything you need, but small enough to still get around easily. There are lots of Expats who have already paved the way for you. So, whether you […]

Retirement on the Horizon?

Retirement on the Horizon?

Dick and I were discussing retirement a couple of days ago and how we are so thoroughly enjoying this part of our lives and how very lucky we feel every day to be at this point. Then we started remembering the many, many involved, sometimes stressful steps that brought us here. I do understand retirement […]

Chapala Area

Chapala Area

Today we delve into some helpful information for the people who are still trying to decide what area of Mexico in which to retire. I received this email from a wonderful guy in the Lake Chapala Area. And he is always there for me, to answer special questions received from people who are wondering about […]

Communication, a Video & an Email

Communication, a Video & an Email

Parenthood I don’t think it matters a twit whether Moms and Dads are living in the United States, Mexico, Italy, Shanghai, or at the North Pole…whether you’re retired or not. Once a parent, always a parent; age just doesn’t even enter the picture! For example, our “Baby” is now over 40 years old.  But, he […]

The Easiest Way to Save Money

The Easiest Way to Save Money

The best and easiest way to save money is to not spend it to begin with! Your retirement lifestyle must include recognizing what is actually a luxury, and items are necessities. Easy ways to keep track of your spending is to stop the use of credit cards unless it’s a NECESSITY. Carry cash with you, […]

Best Places To Retire

Best Places To Retire

I’ve written nearly 200 articles on the subject of “retirement”… …and they are all available for you here, on my blog, for free. Maybe you want to retire here in the United States and you’re looking for the best (cheapest) place to retire. Or maybe you’re ready to take the plunge and move to an […]

iPads, iPods and Websites, Oh My! Plus An Email From A Reader

iPads, iPods and Websites, Oh My! Plus An Email From A Reader

My youngest son just gave me an iPad. Oh yes, it’s Chris’ first one – he bought the very first iPad when it first came out. And now, last week, of course with the New iPad out, he had to get the new one because the new one is faster and more powerful for his […]

Retirement Decisions

Retirement Decisions

Retirement decisions are sometimes difficult.  Your whole life will probably change when you are no longer heading out the door of your home at least 5 days a week to head to that job you may have had for years.  When the time comes near, there are many, many decisions you are going to have […]

Keep Those Guys On Their Toes! + an email

Keep Those Guys On Their Toes! + an email

Don’t let him be bored – color your hair! Dick has never been sure just what color hair his wife would have when he came home. You see, I have very curly, unruly hair – always have had. So, I’ve always done my own hair – the cutting, the coloring, etc. Yes, there have been […]

Mexico, A Country of Contrasts

Mexico, A Country of Contrasts

Wishing all of you a very safe, happy Easter Holiday. And, whether you are now in the US, Mexico, Canada, or where ever, be careful of the traffic and …shoot, go ahead and eat all the great food you want to – why not? One little thing I was asked about, so I just have […]

Coupons and Cars

Coupons and Cars

I thought I wanted to talk about coupons and saving money tonight… Coupons have become a way of life for Dick and me, especially since retirement. Dick and I have always been very aware that it isn’t what you make, or bring home, it’s what you do with that! And, since neither of us were […]

Earthquake & Driving to Mazatlan Email

Earthquake & Driving to Mazatlan Email

Hello!  Well, there was quite an earthquake in Mexico – March 20, 2012 – yet another one… If you think earthquakes are rare, you’re going to be so surprise – visit this site: http://neic.usgs.gov/neis/qed/ Our world,(at the approximate age of 4 1/2 Billion years old and expected to reach the grand old age of 8 Billion years, […]

What Is Medical Tourism?

What Is Medical Tourism?

For years now, I have recommended to all my friends and readers they get their dental work done in Mexico. You can save thousands of dollars – sometimes even tens of thousands by getting your dental work done across the border. The concept is growing – as more and more people avail themselves to cheaper […]

Preparations for Retirement

Preparations for Retirement

Hopefully I’ve gotten you started toward the process of getting all your finances in order, which is great to do whether you are looking at retirement in 20 days or 20 years, as well as many other important segments of your life. The day will come when you realize the old paycheck is going to […]

Say Goodbye To Those Winter Blues

Say Goodbye To Those Winter Blues

Some like it hot!  Almost everybody hates cold, gloomy weather. Now say goodbye to snow and say hello to nice warm weather and beautiful clear skies…   I’ve taken information from a couple of email I received through this site for this article – I think they both have some very important information for any […]