Podcast 048: Making Puerto Vallarta Home: Twyman and Jesse’s Journey to Finding a Condo and Retiring in Mexico

Podcast 048: Making Puerto Vallarta Home: Twyman and Jesse’s Journey to Finding a Condo and Retiring in Mexico

In this episode of Dream Retirement In Mexico podcast, host Risa Morimoto dives into the adventurous journey of Twyman and Jesse, who recently made the vibrant city of Puerto Vallarta their permanent home. From confronting bureaucratic hurdles to retrieve a visa stamp and adjusting to the local climate to navigating the real estate market, our…

Podcast 045: Maximizing Your Social Security for Retirement in Mexico: Tips and Insights

Podcast 045: Maximizing Your Social Security for Retirement in Mexico: Tips and Insights

In this episode, Risa dives deep into the practicalities of stretching your dollars to live comfortably in Mexico. Risa discusses the feasibility of relying solely on Social Security, budgeting essentials, cost comparisons for various Mexican cities, and navigating the residency visa process with proper financial planning. Whether it’s finding affordable housing, understanding healthcare options, or…

Podcast 038: Retiring in the Riviera Maya in 2024: Real Estate Insights with Susi MacDonald

Podcast 038: Retiring in the Riviera Maya in 2024: Real Estate Insights with Susi MacDonald

In this episode, Risa Morimoto and Susi MacDonald, dive deep into the allure of retiring in the stunning Riviera Maya. With over 12 years of local experience, Susi shares invaluable insights on the region’s property market—from the popularity of Tulum, the growth of Puerto Morelos, to the holistically inclined Playa del Carmen. Discover the significance…

Podcast 037: Should You Retire to Mexico – Essential Considerations for Your Dream Retirement

Podcast 037: Should You Retire to Mexico – Essential Considerations for Your Dream Retirement

Should you retire to Mexico? Host Risa Morimoto takes us through the various factors to consider when contemplating retiring in Mexico, from cost of living to cultural adjustments. Risa discusses the appeal of Mexico as a retirement destination, the realities of living in the country, and the importance of thorough research and exploration before making…

Podcast 036: Securing Residency and Property in Mexico: Dr. Aaron Bryant’s Retirement Journey Unveiled

Podcast 036: Securing Residency and Property in Mexico: Dr. Aaron Bryant’s Retirement Journey Unveiled

n this episode, Dr. Aaron Bryant shares his insightful experiences and valuable advice on retirement and property ownership in Mexico. Dr. Bryant discusses the benefits of obtaining permanent residency in Mexico, navigating the real estate market, and efficiently obtaining credit and financial opportunities.   He continues to travel extensively throughout the world but keeps his…

Podcast 033: Real Estate Insights: Buying Property in Mexico with Attorney Jessica Riedesser

Podcast 033: Real Estate Insights: Buying Property in Mexico with Attorney Jessica Riedesser

In this episode, our host Risa Morimoto sits down with Jessica Riedesser, a lawyer specializing in real estate and immigration services in Mexico. With her years of experience, Jessica offers invaluable insights into the intricacies of purchasing property in Mexico, including details about trust arrangements, costs involved, and the impact of the strong peso. From…

Podcast 030: Navigating Financial Planning for Retirement in Mexico: Tips and Strategies with Bryant Palma

Podcast 030: Navigating Financial Planning for Retirement in Mexico: Tips and Strategies with Bryant Palma

In this episode of Dream Retirement In Mexico podcast our hosts and financial expert Bryant Palma dive into crucial financial planning strategies for retiring in Mexico. From currency exchange considerations to real estate investment insights, the episode emphasizes the need for due diligence and professional advice tailored to individual financial situations. The discussion provides valuable…

Podcast 028: Navigating Tax Laws Abroad: Reporting Foreign Income and Rental Property Changes in Mexico with Cindy DuChateau

Podcast 028: Navigating Tax Laws Abroad: Reporting Foreign Income and Rental Property Changes in Mexico with Cindy DuChateau

In this episode of Dream Retirement In Mexico podcast, host Risa Morimoto and guest Cindy DuChateau dive into the complex world of expat tax services and the unique challenges of living abroad, particularly in Mexico. Cindy’s firm specializes in US tax preparation and accounting for the American community in Puerto Vallarta, providing expert guidance on…

Podcast 027: Retiring Abroad in Ajijic and Chapala: Navigating Finances and Healthcare in Mexico with Nannette Thomas

Podcast 027: Retiring Abroad in Ajijic and Chapala: Navigating Finances and Healthcare in Mexico with Nannette Thomas

In this episode of Dream Retirement In Mexico podcast, host Risa Morimoto is joined by Nannette Thomas to discuss the intricacies of retiring abroad, specifically in Lake Chapala, Mexico. The conversation delves into maintaining ties to the US while residing in Mexico, including the importance of having a US address, managing US bank accounts, and…

Podcast 025: Snowbirding in Mexico: A Guide to Visa, Accommodations, and Living Costs

Podcast 025: Snowbirding in Mexico: A Guide to Visa, Accommodations, and Living Costs

In this episode, Risa Morimoto and Taniel Chemsian provide a comprehensive guide for long-term snowbirding in Mexico. They cover essential topics such as visas, accommodations, and living costs, offering valuable insights and practical tips for a successful and fulfilling experience. Their discussion emphasizes the importance of thorough planning and consideration of various aspects, including financial…