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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.

Retirement Lifestyle Choices

BassPro - a national chain store catering to all outdoor activities, in particular hunting, fishing and camping.

Best Walking Cities Finder has reviewed the 10 biggest cities in each state to see how they rate for walking. Based on dozens of criteria including walking commuters, green space, safe streets, mass transit availability and number of cars per household.

Cabela – Giant chain store nationwide, catering to all outdoor activities, in particular hunting, fishing and camping.

Camping World- a national brick and mortal Camping, RV and Trailer supply store. They also have a great online store and service centers across the U.S.

Car Sharing can change your life, save you money and help you make new friends. If you are tired of the responsibilities of owning your own vehicle, or find that you can no longer afford 3 and 4 cars for your family's needs, check out your options on these sites.

Cost to own a car Which state is the most expensive to own a car? Which are the cheapest? check out here in this article.

Digital Nomad List has interesting data on cost of living and quality of life by a variety of measures for cities around the world. You can search just on cost of living, best cities if you’re a single guy (or girl), cheapest, safest (for women), and where you can make the most on Airbnb. They have a list of best cities to work from home which they call their digital nomad list based on “internet speed, cost of living, weather and fun.”

DirectTV - The flexibility of satellite TV while traveling by RV or Boat or just with iPad and Aircard is really been wonderful. To be able to record our favorite shows and see them whenever you want adds a sense of regularity to your home life no matter where you might be.

Discover Share Inspire A family of 7 travel the world in a life altering adventure. Living deliberately, homeless by choice. This family is on a mission; one focused on discovery, expansion, learning and finding out what it means to be a human being in an inter-country exchange. A Family in Motion.

Docusign - a low cost digital contract tool for the upload, filing and signing of documents. Securely sign and send documents online from any device with the most widely used e-Signature. They have a free trial version.

The Dollar Stretcher publishes a number of newsletters that can help you accomplish more with the time and money that you already have. Covering such topics as time and money-saving tips for families with children, articles, fun activities and general ideas for involving yourself in simple ways with your child's educational development, healthy foods and computer questions. There is a Library Subject Index that categorizes any topic of interest. All newsletters are free to you.

Earth Class Mail provides a comprehensive online snail mail management solution.

eFax- a free eFax service assigns you your own dedicated Fax phone number.

FileZilla- Free .ftp upload service for larger files

Frugal for Less Never pay 100%. Free email updates.   

Frugal Senior analyzes and summarizes statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. According to these figures, housing and transportation are the top two categories of living expenses for seniors. Move to a smaller house in an area that offers conveniently located amenities, and you’ve just reduced a major chunk of your living expenses in retirement.

 

The Freecycle Network was started in May 2003 to promote waste reduction in Tucson's downtown and help save desert landscape from being taken over by landfills. The Network provides individuals and non-profits an electronic forum to "recycle" unwanted items. One person's trash can truly be another's treasure! When you want to find a new home for something -- whether it's a chair, a fax machine, piano, or an old door -- you simply send an e-mail offering it to members of the local Freecycle group. Main rule: Everything posted must be free, legal, and appropriate for all ages.

GetAround Rent a car from someone nearby. Convenient hourly rentals. Full insurance included. Whether you're going away for a while or want to make the most of your idle car, now you can share full-time while Getaround manages the entire process.

Gypsy Nesters David and Veronica are experiencing the collision of Baby Boomer and Empty Nester. They have decided to grab life by the horns and sell the nest and become Gypsy Nesters. Read their fun website and get a different perspective.

Want to be a House Sitter? A great way to travel the world and lower your housing costs is to house sit. Become a local, avoid high priced hotels, live in exotic and interesting locations. Learn more about house and pet sitting here on this page.

How to Live Well Without Owning a Car Award-winning journalist Chris Balish, who lives in Los Angeles, exposes the true costs of car ownership and shows how car-free living can put anyone on the path to financial freedom.

Inspire Me Today Want a continuous supply of dynamic, high quality, daily inspiration? Want to change your attitude and outlook? This site is here to remind you that you, and you alone have the power to do, be or create anything in your life that you desire. The Luminaries page will have you coming back for more. Events, blogs, and tools.

Meet Up Do something, learn something, share something, change something. Get offline and into the world of real people. Using the web to bring people together face to face. Enter interest and location then RSVP for the next meet up. Set up your own group for your particular interest and level of expertise easily through the menu driven format available.

The Minimalists Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus write about living a meaningful life with less stuff for 2 million readers. They offer a 21 day journey into minimalism.  

LegalZoom - A great resource for template and stock legal forms and documents.

Living Car Free Carfree cities, details, forums, books, links and more.

 

Logitech Wireless Headset - Wander around while listening to a webinar or conference call. Excellent sound quality and really comfortable.

Maillink - Mail service in Las Vegas. Small but great service and pricing.

Money for Life is an online retirement planning guide with a collection on online articles, blogs, posts and  video clips dedicated to giving you smart strategies on money, health and lifestyle. Affiliated with Rest of Life website. Be sure to look at their resource section.

Moorings Charters - Moorings is a charter boat company that you can charter at various sailing bases around the world. Chartering is especially useful if you are trying to determine if you are suited to buy or live on a boat. Additionally they have a purchase option that allows you to buy the boat and lease it back to them for chartering to pay its way.

Passport America - a 50% off Campground Discount membership program. This is an inexpensive way to save a lot on your camping costs.

Radio Margaritaville  If you like Jimmy Buffet and his approach to having fun and livin' you'll love this site! Listen to his concerts live, request a song, get tickets or recipes!

 
Rails to Trails - A nonprofit, national network of converted railroad beds to walking, biking and equestrian use. Wonderful trails that are car-free.
 

Reduce junk mail The U.S. Postal Service delivers more than 90 billion pieces of direct mail every year. A significant portion of this is unwanted advertising mail, or "junk" mail. Recycling junk mail is a good start, but reducing the amount of junk mail you receive saves landfill space and conserves natural resources.

Retirement Issues Page. At age 62, we have been financially independent and traveling the world for over 2 decades. We are syndicated columnists and regular contributors to The Motley Fool Rule Your Retirement newsletter, Escape from America, go60us, and After Fifty Living. Take advantage of what we know!

SSCA- a nonprofit community of cruising boaters that share information. A deep resource.

Stitch is about companionship. Stitch was built because far too many mature adults said that while they were fulfilled with family, work, and finances, there was still something missing in their lives. A partner, a friend, a companion. Stitch was built because everybody needs company, no matter what their age is.   

The Transition Network (TTN) is an inclusive community of professional women, 50 and forward, whose changing life situations lead them to seek new connections, resources, and opportunities.

Turo  Rent cars from people in your community. Nationwide. No membership fees. Insurance included. Rent out your car and earn money. Rent a car and save money.

Walkscore Find a walkable neighborhood or find the rating of your own neighborhood. You lose weight each time you walk to the grocery store. You spend less money on your car—or you don't own a car. When you shop, you support your local economy. You talk to your neighbors. Check out a real estate Walk Score Tile

Zen Habits An outstanding site to help you to simplify and regain peace of mind while doing so. Prioritize your values and possessions. Organize your time. Make room for what makes you happy! Forums, and links.

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Billy and Akaisha Kaderli are recognized retirement experts and internationally published authors on topics of finance and world travel. With the wealth of information they share on their award winning website RetireEarlyLifestyle.com, 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 Amazon.com.

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