AARP The Magazine Travels the Globe to Reveal the Top 5 Best Places to Retire Abroad

Experts in celebrating the next chapter in life, AARP The Magazine traveled the globe to discover the ultimate retirement destinations abroad. Factoring climate, expat community, cost of living, housing, health care, access to the U.S. and culture and leisure, AARP The Magazine reveals the top five locales in its September/October issue, available in homes and […]

International Community Foundation Releases Findings U.S. Retiree Real Estate and Housing Trends in Mexican Coastal Communities; A Report from The International Community Foundation.

NOTE: The International Community Foundation is a public charity founded in 1990 with a mission to expand the level of charitable giving internationally by U.S. donors with an emphasis on Mexico and Central America The International Community Foundation released its report “Housing and Real Estate Trends Among Americans Retiring in Mexico’s Coastal Communities” to make […]

California Health Insurance Offers Services in Mexico

Since 2000, some of California’s private health insurers, and at least one employer group, have offered binational health insurance. These plans cover services on both sides of the Mexican-U.S. border. Both immigrants from Mexico and U.S. citizens take advantage of the lower prices of medical services across the border. Nearly one million Hispanic and non-Hispanic […]

Carstens raises Mexico 2010 growth view to 4-5 pct

* Carstens says sees “strong recovery process” (Adds quotes, background on economy) By Luis Rojas Mena CANCUN, Mexico, March 21 (Reuters) – Mexico’s economy, recovering from its worst recession in decades, could grow as much as 5 percent in 2010, the country’s central bank head said on Sunday, raising his outlook in line with analyst […]

Why Are Americans Moving to Mexico?

Mexico Drug War Doesn’t Stop Americans From Moving South of the Border Bill Engle is outside, sweating in work clothes while he oversees renovations to his colonial house in Mérida, Mexico. It sits on a street dubbed “Gringo Gulch,” a pretty row of baby blue, violet, and mustard facades where expatriates outnumber Mexicans. “It is […]

Follow the Money: Why the U.S. Mainstream Media has Mexico Under Seige

THE NEW GLOBAL ECONOMIC REALITY by Charles Simpson, First: A reality check on Mexico Mexico is in a unique position to reap many of the benefits of the decline of the US economy. In order to not violate NAFTA and other agreements the U.S.A. cannot use direct protectionism, so it is content to allow […]

Amid Drug War, Mexico Less Deadly than Decade Ago

Nakia Cooper – February 07, 2010 Mexico City — Decapitated bodies dumped on the streets, drug-war shootings and regular attacks on police have obscured a significant fact: A falling homicide rate means people in Mexico are less likely to die violently now than they were more than a decade ago. It also means tourists […]

Top 10 Locations Worldwide To Buy A Retirement Home

Sunny weather and azure coasts are well-represented in this list of the top 10 locations worldwide to buy a retirement home. The list includes tropical locations like Brazil, Belize, Costa Rica and St. Lucia, along with the home for the 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancover, Canada. See the following article from International Property Journal for more […]