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In 1991 Billy and Akaisha Kaderli retired at the age of 38. Now, into their 3rd decade of this financially independent lifestyle, they invite you to take advantage of their wisdom and experience.

Retire Early Lifestyle appeals to a different kind of person – the person who prizes their independence, values their time, and who doesn’t want to mindlessly follow the crowd.

We have followed your adventures for years, and enjoyed The Adventurer's Guide to Early Retirement very much. You are a lot more adventuresome than we are as far as travel is concerned, but the points you make about investing for retirement, and controlling expenses is extremely valuable for everyone, whether they are close to retiring or not. We escaped the rat race when I was 51, and have been living the "good life" in Mexico since 1995.

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Having Flexibility in Your Retirement; An asset worth investing in
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

If you are reading this, you are probably saving up for your retirement, have run countless numbers, and are looking forward to the day when you are financially independent.

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Bull’s Maginot Line - “The Maginot Line, named after the French Minister of War André Maginot, was a line of concrete fortifications, obstacles, and weapon installations built by France in the 1930s to deter invasion by Germany and force them to move around the fortifications. The Maginot Line was impervious to most forms of attack, including aerial bombings and tank fire, and had underground railways as a backup.” – Wikipedia For the market, the bulls are currently testing the respective “Maginot Line” going back to February of this year.

VIDEO - Sunset Over Tranquil Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

GORGEOUS Lake Atitlan, Guatemala at sunset. See the tranquil lake, the passing clouds and a few transportation boats to the other towns on the lake. If you have never been here, it's worth a visit!

What Does it Really Take to Move Overseas?
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

In preparing for a retirement overseas, we would wager that most people occupy themselves with the practical concerns of residential visas, banking, owning property, finding a doctor they like, medical care that they can afford and dealing with any language barriers. These are pragmatic topics with realistic solutions, and we say that these areas are ...

Riding on Group Bicycles - Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

Every day when we were in Morelia, one way or another, we spent some time at the Plaza. We were either visiting the glorious Cathedral, going to happy hour or a rooftop restaurant/bar, or having a meal on the square. We kept seeing these "mega-tandem" bicycles with groups of people cycling and "whooping" along.

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If you are a traveler, a cruiser, an Expat, digital nomad or a snowbird, you need Traveling Mailbox. With Traveling Mailbox (and an active internet connection) you can access your postal mail from anywhere in the world via a Desktop Computer, Laptop, Phones and Tablets powered by Android, iPhone’s, and iPad’s. It's so easy!

20 Questions We Are Frequently Asked
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

January, 1991: At the age of 38, Billy and Akaisha packed it up, sold everything, left the conventional working world, and moved to Nevis, a 36 sq. mile island in the Caribbean. From there they started traveling and haven't looked back. "Life is an adventure, follow your dreams."

People Laughed at Us
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

People laughed when we told them we were retiring at the age of 38. Today now into our 28th year they are still working and we’re still here.


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  The man who tries to succeed must expect to be criticized. Nothing important was ever done but the greater number consulted previously doubted the possibility. Success is the accomplishment of that which most people think can't be done.-  C.V. White - Poet, writer

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Thirty days straight at the beach is a record for us. Even though we lived in a beach town in California before leaving our jobs, going to the beach daily was impossible, because we were both working long hours.

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Billy just arrived at Guatemala Airport from Guadalajara, Mexico. He has a private driver take him to Lake Atitlan. Enjoy the smooth road and the scenery.

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After a terrific ETN bus ride from Guadalajara, we arrived in Morelia, Mexico, eager to experience this aristocratic Colonial City. After settling into our hotel, we headed off to the Jardin de las Rosas for happy hour and some people-watching.

Do You Have What It Takes?
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Do you have what it takes? Decades ago, one of the first dates Billy and I went on was a 50 mile hike through the Santa Cruz Mountains in California called the Skyline to the Sea Trail. One hikes through these beautifully rounded coastal mountains with views of giant redwoods and the Pacific Ocean weaving in and out on the path.

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VIDEO - Chacala Beach, the Day after the Weekend Madness!

Weekends in the tiny beach town of Chacala, Mexico are jam-packed with Guadalajara tourists. Live music, great seafood, perfect waves. This video shows you the quiet beach on a Monday. Sweet. Peaceful. Call it your own! Lovely.

Can Millennials Become Financially Independent?
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Millennials, those born roughly between 1980 and the year 2000, face a different future than Baby Boomers did at their same age. In terms of wealth building and saving for retirement their challenges are wage stagnation, unemployment, underemployment and a seeming sense of entitlement. Because they came of age during the Great Recession, their faith in ...

They're 65 Years Old -- And Have Been Retired for Almost Three Decades
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In the second issue of Rule Your Retirement (published nearly 14 years ago), we profiled Akaisha and Billy Kaderli. After careers in the restaurant and financial-services industries, they retired in 1991 at the age of 38, enabled partially by living in exotic but low-cost areas of the world. Every few years, we catch up with Akaisha and Billy to see how their retirement is progressing. Here's the latest update.

VIDEO - Taking Private Taxi from Morelia to Patzcuaro, Mexico

From the gorgeous Colonial City of Morelia, we took a private taxi to the ancient city of Patzcuaro, Mexico. With tip, our 45 minute trip cost us just under $20USD. Nice roads, green scenery. Take a ride with us!

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This must be the place! FIVE Guys working on the line, making tacos - they must be expecting a crowd! For about 50cents apiece, you can enjoy one of Mexico's trademark delights. TACOS!

Claim Your Freedom Every Day!
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Billy and I have been traveling the globe for almost three decades. Within those international trips we have noticed that humans intrinsically desire to be free.





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Billy and Akaisha Kaderli are recognized retirement experts and internationally published authors on topics of finance, medical tourism and world travel. With the wealth of information they share on their award winning website, they have been helping people achieve their own retirement dreams since 1991. They wrote the popular books, The Adventurer’s Guide to Early Retirement and Your Retirement Dream IS Possible available on their website bookstore or on


Retire Early Lifestyle appeals to a different kind of person – the person who prizes their independence, values their time, and who doesn’t want to mindlessly follow the crowd.

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