The Expat Files # 643 – March 19, 2017

 

 

#1- When Gringos end up in Latin court.

Yes, you can get into legal trouble anywhere, anything can happen no matter which country you might be living or hanging. Too bad these days almost no one gets through life without initiating or getting sucked into some kind of legal action. So then, what about getting pulled into a Latin lawsuit or ending up in a Latin court? Should you be frightened or worried? Well today, appearing in Latin court, is the subject of Expat Eddie’s latest crazy gringo adventure. Yes, Eddie’s re-surfaced, this time with another “boots on the ground” story that could only happen to a Gringo.      

#2- Money, payments, credit, loans and Latinos

#3-By popular demand, today we discuss the rock bottom prices one might pay for a basic vehicle in decent condition. That is, without considering the cosmetics(which will surely be deplorable), what would be a reasonable low-end price to pay and still get good, reliable transportation that will last a few years on those crazy Latin roads.

#4-Most of the older cars in Latin America are stick-shift (mechanica) and as such are a bit cheaper than cars with automatic transmissions. Can you drive a stick? If you do you’ll not only save some money on the purchase price but you’ll also get a bit better gas mileage- not to mention stick shift transmissions are cheaper and easier to repair.

#5- MY NEXT EXPAT “INSIDER” SEMINAR will be Saturday July 8th thru Thursday July 13th 2017 in and around Guatemala, Central America. Check out the earlybird discounts by going to www.thenewexpat.com  Click on the seminar link for full signup info and

#6- Johnny’s new “Expat Essentials Course” is a blueprint for your “Plan B” and the best way kick-start your own plan before getting boots on the ground in Latin America. See the three video intros to the “Expat Essentials” course at www.ExpatPlanB.com  

#7-Try the “Podcast by Phone” feature. Listen to the last FIVE Expat Files programs over the phone by dialing: 1-701-719-0893

#8- Check out my “The Expat Files” You Tube channel to see all the fun slides and photos that go along with each show. There are now more than 100 shows posted on my You Tube channel so have a look.