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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 […]

Mexico Gated Communities – Five Reasons Not to Live in One

Mexico Gated Communities - Five Reasons Not to Live in One

Updated January 29, 2021 – We have lived in Mexico for seven and a half years. We have lived in three different Mexico gated communities during that time. One in Morelia and two in Uruapan, both in the state of Michoacan. We have also lived in four homes that were not in gated communities. Just […]

Can I Collect My Social Security in Mexico? Find Out Here.

Can I Collect My Social Security in Mexico

Can I Collect My Social Security in Mexico? The simple answer is – Yes. My husband, father, mother, and grandmother all receive their social security benefits in Mexico. My husband and father receive social security disability insurance and my mother and grandmother receive social security insurance. All of their benefits are automatically deposited to a […]

Our Move to Mexico – Day 4 and 5 – We Have Arrived!

Our Move to Mexico - Day 4 and 5 - We Have Arrived!

What a morning and it’s not even 9 am yet! We are driving through Mexico’s mountains. In our move to Mexico, we have officially crossed the border into this unknown land ;-) Our friend Bill, who came to meet us at the border, is playing with Sawyer. I think Sawyer found a new friend. We […]

Day 3 of Our Move to Mexico – On The Road Through Texas

Day 3 of Our Move to Mexico - On The Road Through Texas

We are on our third day of this voyage, our move to Mexico, driving between San Antonio and Laredo, Texas. The kids have been excellent thus far. I am so proud of them. Yesterday the girls even managed to do some math, spelling and writing for a few hours. The scenery is starting to change. […]

We Are Moving to Mexico! – Our First Day on The Road

We Are Moving to Mexico! - Our First Day on The Road

When we told everyone we were moving to Mexico the reactions we got ranged from “that’s awesome” to “you are crazy” to “what about the kids”. To be real, it is pretty awesome whether it lasts six months, five years, or forever. And we are a little crazy, or maybe even a lot crazy, and that […]