Debt Reduction

Many people seem to go their whole lives without once thinking about actually getting out of debt. But even if you do want to, it can be difficult. For most, the problem seems so insurmountable that they never try. And yet many have done so, and most use a simple technique usually referred to as the ‘debt snowball.’ We tried this technique on more than one occasion but always managed to get derailed until we finally stumbled on a debt reduction plan that included the secret ingredient: the emergency fund. ...

Medicine in Mexico

We’ve been asked, What will you do if you get sick or need a doctor? You’re in MEXICO, for heaven’s sake! Oh, horror of horrors! Their health care can’t possibly be trustworthy! Or can it? Well, our plan is, if we need to, we’ll go to the doctor here. We don’t have any insurance. We’d rather (to borrow a quote) pay for what IS instead of what MIGHT BE. Here in Mexico and most all the other countries we plan to visit over the next several years, it’s actually possible to pay for your care out of pocket! ...