Brazil living costs are extremely expensive, especially for foreigners. Front page of Epoca magazine’s September 2011 article “Why is Brazil so expensive” shows data on the cost of cars in Brazil compared with other countries, costing twice the price in Brazil compared with the US. Front page of March 2012 edition of Brazil’s Veja magazine: “Why Brazil has the most expensive iPhone in the world” presented benchmarks of everyday products (shoes, jeans, electronics) in Brazil …