Category Archives: All Things Financial

Mexico Retirement Locations – Comparing San Miguel de Allende to Chapala, Part III

One thing for sure is there are fantastic expat communities in both of these places, and both are extraordinary places to live. In my opinion, anyone wishing to explore Mexico as a retirement destination would be well advised to… Continue reading

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A Reader’s Comments on Retirement in Tatters

I too read the Joe Nocera article in the New York Times. It was surely bleak, and frightened a great many people. Your take on the article was quite unusual. Continue reading

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Important Steps to Finding Your Trusted House Sitter, Part II

In Part I, I spoke about how to list your home, whether or not to have a vehicle available to your sitter and how trust is a priority on both sides when finding your perfect sitter. These are my tips this week. Continue reading

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Mexico Retirement Locations – Comparing San Miguel de Allende to Chapala, Part II

 Guest blog post by Kevin Knox Kevin is a semi-retired coffee taster and buyer, world traveler, gourmand and student of yoga and meditation. He and his wife, Erin, currently spend their time between San Miguel de Allende, and Chapala, Mexico. To … Continue reading

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Important Steps to Finding Your Trusted House Sitter, Part I

If you own a home, are new to the house sitting world and don’t know where to start to find the right sitter for your home and pets, this blog post is for you. Continue reading

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Mexico Retirement Locations – Comparing San Miguel de Allende to Chapala, Part I

I’m hearing from more and more people who’ve heard about but not visited either San Miguel de Allende or Lake Chapala, asking for information and advice, so I thought I’d offer some impressions. Continue reading

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What if Akaisha and Billy Hit the Big Time?

Then the thought occurred to me, “Suppose B and A hit it big and became niche ‘Trip Advisors?’ with substantial financial rewards.”

Would you continue to live frugally in Mexico and Latin America, or would you… Continue reading

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Perfect Places to Live?

I know I am asking for everything. Is there a place in Mexico with cool temps and is near an airport for easy travel. Continue reading

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Are you Confused? Good!

Contrary to what you have been told, confusion can be a positive state of mind. Continue reading

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Forced Out of Retirement Due to Financial Crisis?

Were you and your husband forced out of retirement because of the financial crisis? I want to know your real net worth so I can do the same. Continue reading

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