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#492116 - 06/10/14 07:20 PM moderate income retirees
Jengo48 Offline
I would like to start a discussion among moderate income retirees in Belize and those who are considering retirement in Belize.

#492146 - 06/11/14 02:23 PM Re: moderate income retirees [Re: Jengo48]
Jengo48 Offline
Hi Everyone

If you are a modest income retiree would you like to state anything you learned about economics or lifestyle you would like to share with those us who just came to Belize or thinking about it.

#492161 - 06/11/14 11:01 PM Re: moderate income retirees [Re: Jengo48]
Judyann H. Offline
We spend much less money here on a daily basis....However, expenses that we see many forget to include is the process to become legal to stay here....Sometimes I'm a little surprised when I hear people talk about the process and expense to become a legal resident, Qualified Retired Person, Citizen or continued tourist......We are assisting one of our staff members in taking a visit to the United States to see her Mother....It's not easy and it's not cheap. No more than it is for US citizens just to 'move here'.....Therefore; legal and logistical expenses need to be considered.. However, I'm sure this is the case when choosing to retire in any Country that you do not have citizenship in....After that my personal list ranges from hair care products to radicchio and goes on and on.....But I would not change a thing....All worth the effort. PS...Lifestyle is also a major change....And also worth it for us.... smile
My friends call me Judyann


#492241 - 06/13/14 06:23 PM Re: moderate income retirees [Re: Judyann H.]
Jengo48 Offline
hi Judy

What is the process and cost to do the QRP and how long does it take

#492244 - 06/13/14 06:46 PM Re: moderate income retirees [Re: Jengo48]
Jengo48 Offline
Does anyone know about moving furniture to /Belize from Los Angeles

#492247 - 06/13/14 06:56 PM Re: moderate income retirees [Re: Jengo48]
B4B Offline
Hi Jengo.

We are thinking of using Bluefield Shipping in Los Angeles for our move this year. Call or email Denfield McNab at Bluefieldshipping.com. He has been very responsive to our questions and comes highly recommended by many folks.
Life is too short to drink cheap wine!

#492252 - 06/13/14 09:45 PM Re: moderate income retirees [Re: Jengo48]
Jengo48 Offline
I thought you had moved already. I live in LA are you still here

#492253 - 06/13/14 10:01 PM Re: moderate income retirees [Re: Jengo48]
B4B Offline
Just sent you a PM.....
Life is too short to drink cheap wine!

#492255 - 06/13/14 10:49 PM Re: moderate income retirees [Re: Jengo48]
Jengo48 Offline
Sorry what is a PM

#492256 - 06/13/14 11:14 PM Re: moderate income retirees [Re: Jengo48]
B4B Offline
PM = private message.
When you are logged in, click on the My Stuff icon at the top of the page, then select Messages. This keeps it private so that no one else can view the conversation.
Life is too short to drink cheap wine!

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