The Expat Files: Living in Latin America A guide to moving to Latin America, finding work, and settling in.

July 29, 2019  

#1- A few words about having your own private live-in nurse:

For retired gringos with health problems, hiring a live in nurse for $400 to $500 a month is possibly one of the greatest benefits of living in Latin America   

 

#2- Tips on hiring maids, maintenance men and cleaning ladies:

How to spot the qualities you should be looking when hiring household help, as well as how to spot the defects that should nix the deal

 

#3- Another wasted day at a US embassy:

It’s the subject of today’s frustrating “boots on the ground” story- courtesy of the lard-asses working there (and paid for by your dime)
 

#4- Proof that even Mexico’s traditionally calm and laid-back small towns and areas way out in the boonies are no longer safe for gringos and expats:

Today we have a sobering eyewitness report from a faithful listener who has been living in said Mexican boonies for the past 5 years. He believes it’s about time for him and his wife to get out and move further south

 

#5- What steps should gringos take when his or her direct deposit social security, or disability payments, suddenly get cut off:

Another boots on the ground story…   

 

#6- Check out my “The Expat Files” You Tube channel. See all the fun slides and photos that go along with each show. There are now more than 150 shows posted on my YouTube channel so have a look.

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