What??? Live on a $1000 a month? Yup, you can retired friends, however, you need to leave the USA for sunny Mexico! In this interview, we talk with Janet Blazer, author of Why We Left: An Anthology of American Women Expats. Curt found Janet on MSN and reached out to her. She was a delightful guest and gave us some great advice and the lowdown of leaving the USA for Mexico in retirement. Her book was hard to put down, 27 women tell their experiences of moving to Mexico...each with different expectations and dreams.
Enjoy her retirement story!
00:50 Life Lesson from Curt's book: Fix the Problem and Other Life Lessons from a Pragmatic Dad
03:34 Let's meet Janet! https://whyweleftamerica.com/
06:08 Janet starts her new adventure writing and producing a magazine in Mexico
09:36 Janet's advice, "Allow yourself the freedom to do what you really want to do."
10:45 How do you move to Mexico? Information about moving to Mexico.
11:40 Before you decided to move to Mexico, read Janet's book for information and answers.
17:06 Safety concerns in Mexico
21:20 Medical help in Mexico
25:19 "Don't be afraid to try something new," some great retirement advice from Janet.
25:45 Janet's favorite things about living in Mazatlan, Mexico.