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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.

Your ideas in chapters "Guys and Gals" and "Peer Pressure" are deep and get to some very important aspects of making decisions about early retirement. These are two areas I suspect ER candidates overlook in their early stages of retirement planning. Congratulations on having moved away from the fast pace of job-life and following your dreams.

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When Is Enough Money Enough? How Do You Just Stop Working?

Q&A with a Reader - How much is enough is a question we asked ourselves when we were preparing to leave the conventional working world, and it is a question that we are asked often today.

True Financial Independence
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

So you're retired -- now what? Many would say congratulations, but it doesn't end here. Actually, this period is the beginning of another phase of your life, and it can be as exciting as anything else you've done in the past. How you choose to spend your time once you no longer need the income from an ordinary job is something you seriously need to consider.

VIDEO - Riding the Double Decker ETN Bus to Morelia, Mexico - First Class ETN Double Decker bus with air conditioning, tilting seats, and individual entertainment centers. Riding on one of Mexico's Cuota roads. Pure comfort!

And the Livin' is Easy
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

When we write about living overseas in a retirement destination, one of our criteria is that it must be “easy living.” What do we mean by that? We love day-to-day life in a location with terrific weather, natural beauty, reasonable prices, great fresh food choices, kind people and no need for a car.

California San Juan Bautista Mission
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

There are 21 Spanish missions in California begun by the Catholic Friars of the Franciscan Order. They began the missions in 1769 and continued until the early 1830s. The idea was to spread the Christian faith among the local Native American population. These Franciscans introduced European livestock, fruits, vegetables, horses, cattle and ranching to this area of the wilderness.

Chapala, Mexico to McAllen, Texas - Border Run
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

It was time to make a run to the border. Since we wanted some new computer equipment the decision was made to combine the two and go to McAllen, Texas and purchase what we needed stateside.

Real Investment Report
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Consolidating The Breakout - With the market back to very short-term ‘overbought’ territory, a bit of a pause is likely in order. We currently suspect, with complacency and bullish optimism quickly returning, a further short-term advance towards 2780 is likely. Pathway #1 suggests a break above the next resistance level will quickly put January highs back in view. (20% probability) Pathway #2a shows a rally to resistance, with a pullback to support at the 100-dma, which allows the market to work off some of the short-term overbought condition before making a push higher....

Could You Become Car-Free?
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

It wasn't a decision we took lightly. In fact, Billy and I discussed the idea of becoming car-free for several years. There were good reasons to do it: no more maintenance and repair costs; no more fees for insurance, license plate renewal, or registration; no more fuel expense; and no more worry about storing the vehicle here in the States when we are traveling overseas for months or years at a time.


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  Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary. —Sir Cecil Beaton

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On this website, I like to talk about how being frugal and saving your money can lead to living the life of your dreams. Oftentimes though, when people are having difficulty saving and are losing focus on what’s important, it’s great to hear about some real life examples of other people who have already accomplished what you want to achieve. Billy and Akaisha give you their insight.

Briefcase to Backpack
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

It has been almost three decades since we exchanged our briefcases for backpacks and as it has turned out, it’s one of the best decisions we’ve made. Trading an office for the world, opening our minds instead of books, and swapping sandwich lunches for global cuisine, what an experience it has been!

Tropical Travel Expenses A Trip well worth taking...

Billy and I are traveling from Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico through the rugged south western Pacific coast of this great country and on into Guatemala, and Belize. We will be returning through the Mexican Gulf States of the Yucatan Peninsula and the State of Vera Cruz. Allowing ourselves 'only' three months to do these many miles/kilometers seems a bit rushed!

Get More - Spend Less in Retirement
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

Are you feeling financially pinched with retirement just around the corner? According to a recent report from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), Americans are not saving enough with the mean savings for the ages between 32- 61 being about $96,000. I am sure you are doing better than this, but $96k is not that much to fund a retirement.

Interview with Jim and Kathy McLeod
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

We at Retire Early Lifestyle like to share with you the stories of Captivating Characters. Below you will find another success story of a journey to financial independence and personal satisfaction. Enjoy our interview with Jim and Kathy McLeod!

It's in the Genes
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

We have spoken before how retiring early challenged the belief system of everyone we knew. This should not have come as a surprise. Doing something different from the crowd always stands out, and those who are separated from the herd often get eaten. In Japan, there is a saying, “the nail that stands up, gets hammered down.”

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Puerto Vallarta Beach Bar, Mexico - LIVE MUSIC!
Come for the weather, stay for the adventure. LIVE MUSIC, excellent weather, great food, beaches, babes and bars. Check it out!

5 Tips to Change Your Life
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

As we go through Life, we tend to pick up some wisdom. Hopefully we learn a more stress-free manner of living, a style of engaging more confidently, with less conflict to our days. Below are five tips on how to move in this direction of personal peace, and they will change your life if you implement them.

The Zocalo - Oaxaca, Mexico
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

Oaxaca's main square, officially called the Plaza de la Constitucion, but commonly referred to as the Zocalo, is the heart of the city. In previous visits to this enchanting city, the Plaza was open, filled with flowers, and we enjoyed free concerts by the city's magnificent orchestra. One could sit peacefully on benches and enjoy the verdant environment.

Are You Prepared for the Ups and Downs in Retirement?
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

Retirement is not static. It's an attractive goal, but not the end of the road. No one knows what the future will bring, and no matter how much one prepares, there is always the unexpected lurking around the corner. Having a respectable nest egg or proper insurances in place can aid us in times of personal change. But some events are beyond our control.

How to Create Financial Sustainability for Yourself
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

These days, no matter what the topic, the talk is all about sustainability. In regards to financial sustainability, there are 3 legs to the stool. Income, spending and Investments.





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About the Authors

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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