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Thilini Wijesinhe

Thilini Wijesinhe
Thilini is a freelance business and finance writer who worked in Sri Lanka and Australia in financial services before traveling the world for a year. She now lives in Mérida and can be contacted at: thilini@thilini.me.
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How to Create an Expat Budget in Mexico

Many expats move to Mexico for its affordable cost of living and relaxed lifestyle. But you can easily lose track of your spending, especially...

The Feria Maestros del Arte Celebrates 20 Years at Chapala  

The Feria Maestros del Arte celebrates 20 years at Chapala this year after being shut down for two years by the pandemic.  The famous...
Kathleen and Todd Atkins in Puerto Vallarta

How to Become an Expat Entrepreneur in Mexico

Moving to a new country and starting a business is always exciting. But it's also challenging, especially when dealing with a foreign culture and...
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Why Are Digital Nomads Flocking to Mexico?

The global pandemic changed work processes worldwide and remote work became widely accepted. The new ways of working and the rising digital economy have...
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How to Get a Credit Card in Mexico

Relocating to a new country comes with financial tasks like moving funds, opening a local bank account and getting a credit card. Like many expats...
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How Do You Convert Foreign Currency to Mexican Pesos?  

New expats and even long-term expats in Mexico often need to convert foreign currency to Mexican pesos for their expenses. So, how do you...
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How to Minimize ATM Fees in Mexico

Have you ever been surprised by high ATM fees? Well, you are not alone. Many expats in Mexico have local bank accounts, which usually...
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How to Open a Bank Account in Mexico  

Knowing how to open a bank account in Mexico is generally on the “to-do list” of new expats who choose this country as their...
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Maximizing Your Expat Retirement Income in Mexico

Maximizing your expat retirement income in Mexico is a must for those living here on a limited budget and important to most everyone. Although...
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How to Reduce Your Cost of Living in Mexico

Mexico is widely known for its inexpensive cost of living, making it an attractive destination for expats from around the world. The cost of...