“What are the costs involved in moving to Nicaragua?”

“What are the costs involved in moving to Nicaragua?”

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June 28, 2016

What is the cost of moving household good to Nicaragua? Can I drive my car from the USA to Nicaragua? How can I find out what the rules are for buying land there in the mountainous region? Bonnie Hayman – Nicaragua Correspondent Hi Rosalie, Those are huge questions with complicated answers. As always, we recommend Read more...: “What are the costs involved in moving to Nicaragua?”

“Can you provide Information on health insurance in Mexico for those retiring there after age 65?”

“Can you provide Information on health insurance in Mexico for those retiring there after age 65?”

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June 28, 2016

I am 67 and my husband is 73 and we are thinking of retiring to Mexico. Someone told me we would be ineligible for private insurance in Mexico at our age. And, that public insurance would only allow me to see providers in public clinics which can be crowded and not provide the best service. Read more...: “Can you provide Information on health insurance in Mexico for those retiring there after age 65?”

“How much money would I need to travel comfortably around Mexico for a month?”

“How much money would I need to travel comfortably around Mexico for a month?”

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June 28, 2016

I’m traveling around Mexico for a month and I was hoping you could give me an idea of how much money that could cost. I want to stay in comfortable accommodation and eat well but I don’t want to break the bank :) Thanks guys Glynna Prentice – Mexico Correspondent Hi Kim, Wow, this is Read more...: “How much money would I need to travel comfortably around Mexico for a month?”

“Do we have enough income for medical care and to live comfortably on the Riviera Maya in Mexico?”

“Do we have enough income for medical care and to live comfortably on the Riviera Maya in Mexico?”

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June 28, 2016

Ok…wife and I looking to move somewhere along the Riviera Maya within next year…. have visited 5-6 times…..55 years old plus in age…. good health….will pay cash for a home…. will have around 3,500 month income….. what do you think our health care will cost us?….. think that is enough income to survive comfortably?……I don’t Read more...: “Do we have enough income for medical care and to live comfortably on the Riviera Maya in Mexico?”

“Help needed planning our retirement to Belize?”

“Help needed planning our retirement to Belize?”

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June 27, 2016

My husband and I am planning on retiring in the next 5 years. We are heading to Belize and have a couple of questions as we put our retirement plan together. Where is the best place to begin our search for beach living? Do you ship your household goods to Belize or start over in Read more...: “Help needed planning our retirement to Belize?”

“Can I still collect my U.S. Social Security income if I reside in Belize?”

“Can I still collect my U.S. Social Security income if I reside in Belize?”

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June 27, 2016

I would like to know if my U.S. Social security income is still collectible if I reside in Belize. My plan is to live mostly in Belize and also spend some time in the U.S. I’ve heard a lot about Ambergris Caye. Is there affordable rental Condos/Town homes within the $500-650 range? Ann Kuffner – Read more...: “Can I still collect my U.S. Social Security income if I reside in Belize?”

“Is Belize a safe place for an expat to live?”

“Is Belize a safe place for an expat to live?”

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June 27, 2016

I am thinking of a retiring and am researching destinations. As Belize is an English speaking country and it rated in your top 10 I was pleased. However when I researched the crime rate in Belize I was shocked to discover how bad crime is in Belize. As per the U S state department because Read more...: “Is Belize a safe place for an expat to live?”

“What taxes would I have to pay if I retire in Belize?”

“What taxes would I have to pay if I retire in Belize?”

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June 27, 2016

Hello, I was wondering if I retire in Belize and do not become an expat, am I still liable for taxes on my Social Security and 401k? What would I owe in Belize? Ann Kuffner – Belize Correspondent Hi Hawk, Belize will not tax you on your income outside of Belize. If you become a Read more...: “What taxes would I have to pay if I retire in Belize?”

“Where should we retire in the Ecuador Highlands?”

“Where should we retire in the Ecuador Highlands?”

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June 27, 2016

My wife and I have a pension of $1,400 and some savings. We are looking to retire in cooler highlands but also want to be within a couple hours away by bus to a nice beach area. Wish to rent not buy a house (with a garden) close to a mid size town. No kids. Read more...: “Where should we retire in the Ecuador Highlands?”

“Looking for help planning my 14 day trip to Ecuador?”

“Looking for help planning my 14 day trip to Ecuador?”

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June 27, 2016

Where best to spend my 14 days outside the city of Quito? (Regarding Quito: plan 1 night on arrival and approx 3 nights Quito prior to departure. My guess is I will have 3 destinations, each with a 4 day stop over. And then, 2 days in-country travel. What do you think? If you asked Read more...: “Looking for help planning my 14 day trip to Ecuador?”