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Tag Archives: cost of living in Mexico

Don’t Move to Mexico Just Because It’s Cheap

Don't Move to Mexico Just Because It's Cheap

I often get asked why move to Mexico. One of our reasons was because Mexico is a cheap place to live if you earn the American dollar. After living here for over three years I can say with conviction, “Don’t let that be your main reason for a move to Mexico”. Why? Because if that […]

Finding a House in Mexico – What are My Options?

Finding a House in Mexico What are My Options

Finding a House in Mexico – What are My Options? Lots! We have lived in Mexico for over seven years and in two different cities in the state of Michoacan. Our experience doesn’t give me any room to speak for beach locations or popular expat destinations like Lake Chapala or San Miguel de Allende, but […]

How Does a Family of Six Live in Mexico On $2000 a Month?

How Does a Family of Six Live in Mexico On $2000 a Month

Updated 12/10/2020 with the current exchange rates – First, let’s just get our income out of the way. My husband is a pensionado or a retiree. His income comes from social security disability because of a brain injury in 2001. I don’t have much of an income. My blog and photography are mostly for enjoyment […]

Life in Mexico and The Cost-of-Living – Two Weeks in a New Country

Life in Mexico and The Cost-of-Living - Two Weeks in a New Country

UPDATED 9/15/2018 with the current exchange rate of 1 USD to 18.95 pesos – Well, maybe it has not been quite two weeks but close enough ;-) So far life in Mexico is good and the cost-of-living is great! Keep reading below :-) Monday is officially laundry day and car wash day. We spend a […]