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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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Do Expats Have to Pay Taxes in Mexico?

Last month we published an article on U.S. taxes to help American expats get ready for April 15.  But there are plenty of expats...
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Do Expats in Mexico Have to Pay U.S. Taxes?

This time of year, taxes are on the minds of many expats in Mexico as we face filing deadlines for 2020. Do expats in...
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Using International Money Transfers in Mexico

At some point in your expat life in Mexico you may need to send money home or ask for money to be sent to...
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Tax Time for American Expats in Mexico

It is tax time for American expats in Mexico. April is often the cruelest month because U.S. taxes are due, no matter where you...
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How FATCA Impacts Expats In Mexico

The U.S. Treasury Department program called FATCA could affect the ability of American expats in Mexico to open or maintain a local bank account...
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Trading U.S. Citizenship for Lower Taxes

Most expats probably will not be trading their U.S. citizenship for Mexico lower taxes, but that seems to be a growing trend.According to U.S....