Monthly expense overview for August. We are still a low cost country compared to Panama and Costa Rica.

We analyzed our budget compared to May of this year, or main cost increase was a five day vacation in Las Penitas, that was an additional cost of US$575. We also had a increased cost with groceries due to covid products.

The exchange rate changed by approximately 10%, which makes local products less expenses but those that are dollarized allows the merchant to earn additional on it”s products.

Monthly expense overview
expat living in Nicaragua