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

August 31, 2018  

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #786 FRI, AUG 31- (08-31-2018): 

#1-What to do when you have to establish credit in Latin America:

How to build your Latin credit profile- if you so desire.                                                                                          

#2- The difference between a “Fiador” and “Co-signer””

You will need one or the other when renting a place, getting utility hookups and internet service. But what are they?   

#3- A discussion of things that are totally illegal in the USA but completely legal in Latin America 

#4- Those crazy gringos! Today we hit on a long list of gringo habits and customs that Latinos think are completely crazy 

#5- Latins get up early and come home late, so they live for weekend and for all the other dozens of Latin government holidays and religious holy days they have that you and I have  never heard of. 

#6- If you live in Latin America you will never be totally prepared for the unannounced and spurious number of “unsanctioned bank and government” worker’s holidays” 

#7- Johnny’s new “Expat Essentials Course” is a blueprint for your “Plan B” and the best way kick-start your exit plan before getting boots on the ground in Latin America. Check out the free intro video to the course now at  

 #8 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. 

 #9- For more of Johnny’s reports, comments, adventures, news, surprises the famous “Expat Concierge Service” and more, check it all out at:   

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