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Living in Mexico

Your New Life In Old Mexico For As Little As $38,000

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 12.16.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Xalapa is a rare blend of rich Mexican culture with the energy and spark of a university town. It is supported by modern conveniences but remains old, traditional Mexico with no cultural influence from expats.

How To Live Large In The Most Colorful Paradise For Snowbirds

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 11.17.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

The explosion of foreign retirees moving to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico began in earnest in the 1970s. At the start of that decade, the city had a total estimated population of about 15,000, including 1,000 expats. The expat population increased to about 2,500 by 1990 and then to somewhere between 7,500 and 10,000 today (among a total current-day population of about 75,000).

The One Way To Turn Retirement Worries Into Retirement Adventures

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 06.27.2014 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Why are big numbers of Americans pushing back their planned retirement dates? The Employee Benefit Research Institute in its annual Retirement Confidence Survey says the reason can be summed up in three words: "a poor economy."

Salt

Delaney Nolan | Posted 08.20.2012 | College
Delaney Nolan

Somehow, it is lonelier here, even though I didn't go out when I was in Denver, even though here I leave my room every day. I can feel country songs coming true. I feel like a chubby little cliché.