Intrigued by the idea of living in Mexico?
Many are! Why? Mexico offers you year round great weather and your dollars and pesos go further! Beyond cars and electronics, virtually everything you buy is cheaper in Mexico.
You can live at the same lifestyle level as in the U.S. and Canada for less money. Or, you can “adopt and adapt” and live well for less money – often, a lot less.
A good way to get started with your plans is by reading our Mexico Relocation Guide. This free 76-page report, updated for 2013-14, is full of valuable information and insights to help you craft your plans and gather resources to make your move to your paradise in Mexico. No matter where you are on the spectrum; daydreaming or getting into the details, this is a great guide to keep you informed. Fill out your name and email in the form to the right to download it now!
If you are getting more serious about your relocation plan and need specific answers to piercing questions, our Expat Plan service is perfect for you. Click here to find out more from our Founder Ron Burdine. He and his wife Catherine have been living, working and thriving in Mexico for almost six years now! He is passionate about helping others realize their dreams of living in paradise.
In the meantime, enjoy the website, there’s a ton of good information to be found here.
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Obamacare Changes for Expats
January 1st, 2014, is when the national health care plan, The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) goes into full force. Beginning January, 2014 – March, 2014, people who do not qualify as an official “expatriate” will need to purchase a state qualified domestic health care package. Are You an Expatriate? In the […]
New 2013 Mexico Visa Information
Mexico Immigration Laws and Application Process Summary The following Mexico immigration information is provided as a resource for our readers and will be updated periodically as policy and changes are made and brought to our attention. As with any government rules they can be dynamic in nature when it comes to implementation and timing. As of August 2013, we believe the information we provide
¡Viva México! Important Information For Expats
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2013 Mexico on My Mind (MoMM), the Expatriate resource website for moving to and living in Mexico has just published the “Mexico Relocation Guide 2013-14”. The popular guide 2012-13 edition was downloaded over 3000 times during the last year by people looking for relocation information on Mexico and expats living in Mexico looking to network with others. The Mexico relocation guide includes topics like; the … [Read More...]
The Mexican Federal Government provides public health care to it's citizens as guaranteed by their Constitution. The Mexican government, through the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) provides affordable health insurance for all residents of Mexico regardless of nationality. Who Qualifies? IMSS coverage is available to any resident of Mexico who is willing to pay on a yearly basis. The fee ranges from about $1,000.00 - … [Read More...]
If you are coming to Mexico as a tourist or as a new immigrant, the first thing you need to do is go to the INM and begin your temporal application process. To obtain, renew or change your immigration status, you must start here by filling out an online application, being accepted and receiving a NUE. At the border, they will take your temporal application and exchange it for a "Visitante" Visa. If you are bringing your own auto, RV, … [Read More...]
Safety In Mexico
If you listen to all the news headlines about Mexico's drug war you might believe the whole country is a drug war zone; then again you probably wouldn't be reading this, so congratulations on over coming the negative press! You are smarter than the average person and you are looking beyond the … [Read More...]
In case your not aware, the newest way for thieves to get your money is to simply stand behind you and point a scanner at your wallet. In fact, at the Defcon hacker conference in Las Vegas earlier this year, an Android software app called NFCProxy was introduced that can read data from contactless … [Read More...]
We take safety seriously here, there is no joking around when it comes to murder. The facts show that Mexico, as a country, is taking it seriously as well. This article is to bring attention to the statistical facts about the murder rate in Mexico. For those of us who live in Mexico, the … [Read More...]
Places To Live
There is a lot more to Baja California (Sur) than surfing, sand and rocks. Wonderful wine growing areas and fresh seafood make the tip of the Baja peninsula a great place to live. In fact, here is where you’ll find the best fish, oysters, clams and scallops you’ll ever taste. Winter brings the whale migration from Alaska, and […]
In central Mexico are two of the most popular spots for expats to move: the Lake Chapala area and San Miguel de Allende. Both places have large gringo populations – large enough to affect the local economy. San Miguel de Allende has been around a long time, but after its colonial architecture was discovered in the 1930s, it blossomed into […]
Living In Mexico
This article was written by a guest writer and we love it! It's full of helpful tips and the sense of humor you need to muddle your way through some of the little cultural differences between Mexico and the U.S. Numbers Mexican-style Dates are in the form DD/MM/YYYY. It takes a … [Read More...]
Places To Visit!
Breaking the tide of the Gulf of Mexico, Campeche (Com pay CHAY) is one of the oldest colonial cities in Yucatán Peninsula, founded in 1540. In golden years, it thrived as the major port; trading timber, dyewood, silver and gold. An elegant city soon emerged behind the harbour, patterned with … [Read More...]
Places to go! Robert Brady Museum The Robert Brady Museum shows the collection of the artist, antiquarian, and decorator from Fort Dodge, Iowa. Ceramics, antique furniture, sculptures, paintings, and tapestries fill the restored colonial mansion, all beautifully arranged in rooms painted with … [Read More...]
Known as the “Yellow City,” Izamal may be the oldest colonial settlement in Yucatán state, located only 45 minutes from the capital, Mérida. It was founded in early 16th century, atop the pre-existing Mayan city of Izamal. As was the strategy of Spanish conquest, temples and buildings were … [Read More...]
Almost 80 km south of Mérida, the present-day capital of the Yucatán state, is the ruin of Uxmal (OOSH mal), an influential Mayan metropolis of the late classic period (AD 600 to 900). In its heyday, Uxmal’s influence spread across northern Yucatán and included subjugating the neighboring … [Read More...]