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  In 1991 Billy and Akaisha Kaderli retired at the age of 38. Now, into their 4th decade of this financially independent lifestyle, they invite you to take advantage of their wisdom and experience.




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Retire Early Lifestyle is a content based website that 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.

The Adventurer's Guide to Early Retirement, A New Perspective, 5th Edition is the ultimate guide for those seeking to break free from the traditional 9-to-5 lifestyle and embark on a journey of financial independence and personal fulfillment. This updated edition includes new strategies and case studies, as well as a focus on sustainable living and alternative income streams. Whether you're a young professional looking to retire early or a retiree seeking to make the most of your newfound freedom, this book is a must-read for anyone looking to live a life of adventure and purpose. Alan Compton

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The Train Station in Campoleone, Italy – on our way to Salerno, Italy

Here we are in Campoleone waiting for our train from Napoli to arrive.


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Inside shot of the cave restaurant Soul Kitchen, Matera, Italy

Soul Kitchen (Cave) Restaurant Matera, Italy
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

Billy being a trained French Chef and our having owned a restaurant in California for a decade, we mix our version of "Cuisine Travel" into being on the road.

Jim and Kathy McLeod Go to Guadalajara, Mexico for Medical Tests

They save a good deal of money by doing this (50%!!) and they show you how it’s done.




Billy and Akaisha on the shores of Lake Chapala The Hidden Price Tag: How Much Does Your Job Really Cost?
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

Billy and Akaisha Kaderli, known for their adventurous early retirement lifestyle, ask a thought-provoking question: Is your job costing you more than you think?

Consumer confidence vs margin debt.

Real Investment Report

The market did break below the previous low on Friday after failing to reclaim that previous support at the 20-DMA. The failure to reclaim that support turns the previous 20-DMA into resistance and makes the 50-DMA new critical support over the next few days.

Runway on Holbox, Yucatan, Mexico

Flights Holbox - Isla Holbox to Cancun
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

There were some good natured apologies come Wednesday when we arrived at the airport.

Receiving a special treat from the Chef in Matera, Italy

We are in Matera, Italy, living in a cave apartment next to a Tavern. Billy speaks with the Chef almost daily, and one afternoon the Chef drops off a treat for us to eat for lunch!

Romantic couple overlooking The Sassi at Terrazza Calaviere, Matera, Italy Terrazza Calaviere Rooftop Bar - Matera, Italy
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

This rooftop bar is a must-see. Food and drinks are simple, but it's the view that will knock your socks off.

Matera Night View with Live Music

This is a very romantic view of The Sassi at night. In the background you will hear live music from a local musician which simply enriches the experience.

The front of the Domenico Ridola National Archaeological Museum, Matera, Italy

The Domenico Ridola National Archaeological Museum Matera, Italy
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

The one we visited in the main section of Historical Matera was the Domenico Ridola National Archaeological Museum, which was founded in 1911.

Early Retirees Oaxaca, Maxico

Escape the 9-to-5: Is Early Retirement for You?
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

You can retire early to spend free time as you want; travel, study and learn, play sports, pursue a hobby… We did!

Playa Hermosa Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico

So, we're spending some time in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico and decided to hit the beach.



If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

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Sitting at a Café/Restaurant in Matera, on a Sunday

Matera is a tourist destination due to The Sassi – which is a must see. However, the weekends are PACKED and if you want a quieter experience, visit during the week.

Church of Saint Francis of Assisi in Matera, Italy Explore the Historic Streets of Matera, Italy: Beyond the Sassi
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

Thinking of visiting Matera, Italy? The famous Sassi cave dwellings are a must-see, but don't miss the charm of the historic city streets above!





Breads, cheeses and meats in Matera, Italy

Eating at Home in Matera, Italy
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

Food ingredients in Italy are fresh, unique, specialized, affordable and all-'round delicious. Shopping for meals in this country is not only enjoyable, but exciting as well. Below we give you a sample of our findings and how we made several meals out of them.

Meandering through The Sassi, Matera, Italy

We walk through several areas of the cave village of Sassi, in Matera, Italy. You see beautiful renovated cave dwellings that are now restaurants, shops and BnB’s.


Billy wears a Panama hat in Ecuador

Unveiling the Secret: How You Too Can Travel the World
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

Many travelers dream of a life on the road, just like Billy and Akaisha Kaderli. But the question lingers: how do they afford it all?

A stone's throw from the pool and community room Live Like Us: Discover Worry-Free Housing for Frequent Travelers
Billy & Akaisha Kaderli

Do you dream of exploring the world but worry about the hassle of maintaining a home base?

Chacala Vintage Car Event Chacala, Nayarit, Mexico
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

We are at a perfect beach, as close as one can get to Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville, when one shiny car after another pulls up and parks next to Chico's Restaurant.

Wide shot of couple walking into tropical resort while on vacation Retiring early abroad: The good and bad of living overseas during retirement.  
Inside the Sassi Looking back at Matera, Italy

You can see the stone cave dwellings where people have lived here continuously for 9,000 years… since 7,000BC!

Interior of mobile home unit, Apache Wells RV Resort, Mesa, AZ La Casa de Dulce Vida - Apache Wells Resort -  Located in Mesa, Arizona - Very Active Adult Community

Rental gives you complimentary access to Wifi, tennis courts, library, heated swimming pool, hot tub, computer room, sewing room, entertainment room, workout room, lapidary, shuffleboard courts, pickleball courts and billiard hall.

Billy and Akaisha at Mar de Jade, Chacala, Nayarit, Mexico

20 Questions We Are Frequently Asked Update
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."

Another look at Sasso Barisano from the cliff at Matera, Italy The Sassi, Matera, Italy
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

The story of the Sassi in Matera, Italy might just blow your mind. Carved into the limestone cliffs of Matera in southern Italy is a village of cave dwellings and churches built right into the stone.





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Profile of Billy and Akaisha 38 year old retirees now into their 31st year

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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

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