International people retire to Mexico

by Mark Benson on March 9, 2012

Expats mainly choose to move to Mexico for retirement or the cost of living

Over the last few years a number of prominent expat destinations have emerged from the shadows and Mexico is one which has attracted significant interest. Curious about the reasons for people to move to Mexico, Expat Forum ran a poll sponsored by Barclays Wealth International to find out the common reasons why people move to Mexico. [click to continue…]


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Banking in Mexico

May 21, 2010 Expat Banking and Finance

Moving to Mexico? Your guide to expatriate banking services in Mexico Mexico is situated in Middle America, on the southern border of the United States, bordered to the west by the North Pacific, and to the East by the Gulf of Mexico. Mexico operates a free market, trillion dollar economy, with per capita income almost […]

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Moving to Mexico

August 24, 2009 Mexico

Even though Mexico has received some negative press over the last few months with regards to swine flu there is no doubt that the country has made massive progress over the last decade and is now one of the most sought after destinations for those looking to make a new life. However, there are many […]

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Setting up a business in Mexico

June 2, 2009 Mexico

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Hyperinflation in US, how will it affect Mexico?

March 18, 2009 Mexico

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Buying and registering a vehicle in Mexico

February 13, 2009 Mexico

On the surface this may seem like something of a very straightforward thread on the expat forum but in reality it has stirred up a hornet’s nest of potential problems, issues and liabilities. In essence the thread has been started by a couple in the US who are looking to acquire a vehicle in Mexico […]

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Guadalajara City Guide

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Tijuana City Guide

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