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 […]
Discount Cards For All Seniors Legally Living in Mexico I’ve already presented to you, an article about the INAPAM discount cards. I had so many emailed questions and so much interest in discount cards, here’s a bit more information about them. Your local DIF office (Desarrollo Integral de la Familia), in the State where you […]
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.
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
$83 a month for rent! “Nuff said!”
Yes, there are senior discounts in Mexico!
Mexico has senior discount cards!
Peso Before you go to Mexico, make sure you have a Peso … or twenty … in your pocket! That’s right, don’t wait until you cross the border to exchange your money. First, you don’t know if you’ll be able to find an exchange service. Second, exchange “centers” are generally more expensive than banks because they may charge […]
You need to realize that the average daily wage in Mexico is a bit under $5 and a few pesos for most tips brings a good smile to faces…