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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.

Absolutely fantastic story and this is undoubtedly the most audacious, ballsy, inspiring retirement story interview I’ve read anywhere. I especially appreciate your comment about you retiring right into the start of the gulf war & how there is no such thing as a perfect time. - OL70

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Billy and Akaisha on Chacala Beach, Nayarit, Mexico

Retire Early and Live Well on Less: Our Affordable Expat Lifestyle in Mexico
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

Now into our 34rd year of financial independence we see no need to lower our spending. In fact, we are trying to increase it, which we did last year.


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Panoramic view of Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

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.

Billy and Akaisha relaxing in Puerto Escondido, Mexico Retire Early and Live Free: Find Your Enough Number Today!
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

Ditching the Billionaire Dream: Finding Your "Enough Number" for Early Retirement.




In Search of a Café and Croissant in Matera, Italy

Not have a lot of luck at first, he eventually finds a place.

Snowbirds Robin and Robert enjoying beach time in Panama City Beach, Florida A Follow Up Interview with Robert and Robin Charlton
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

We last saw you in Saigon, Vietnam sipping on weasel coffee. How long have you been retired now? And your current age?

Robert and Robin Charlton: That’s right, weasel coffee! We both turned the big six-oh in 2023.

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Three Trains, Two Buses, on Our Way to Matera, Italy

It’s a looong travel day, but we knew that going in.

The Golden Triangle of tequila production, Atotonilco, Jesus Maria and Arandas. Jalisco, Mexico

Tequila Nirvana: Exploring the Best Distillery in Mexico's Golden Triangle (Jesus Maria) Jalisco, Mexico
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

The town of Jesus Maria lies in the Golden Triangle of tequila production. About two hours east of Guadalajara, this town was on our list when we planned our own private premium tequila tasting tour.

Viewing the Beach from My Perch in Chacala, Nayarit, Mexico

Billy is spending some relaxing time at the beach gazing at the ocean from Chico’s, a palapa seafood restaurant.

Andador de Macedonia Alcala The Enchanting Streets of Oaxaca, Mexico
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

When visiting Oaxaca, Mexico, guidebooks might point you towards the ancient ruins of Monte Alban or the tempting mezcal distilleries. Mezcal is the pride of Oaxaca, like Tequila is the love and major product of the state of Jalisco. While those are certainly worthy destinations, don't miss out on the magic of the city's walking streets.


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Photo of 4 beautiful women who retired young Unlocking Millionaire Status: The Power of Starting Early and Compounding
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

Have you ever dreamt of financial freedom? Traveling the world without a budget? Retiring early and pursuing your passions?



If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today I still have a dream. –Martin Luther King Jr.

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Nice Job, Jim and Kathy! "Fake"

Jim and Kathy are taking some time away from their busy life of retirement and spending 2 months in Los Ayala, Nayarit, Mexico.

Taking a Much-Needed Break from Life at Chacala Beach

Life has been hectic and Billy takes a much-needed break by going to the beach in Chacala, Nayarit, Mexico.




photo of the living room from the bedroom in house, Matera, Italy Our House-in-a-Cave Rental in Matera, Italy
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

Actually, it was unclear to us that we were to be living in a renovated cave. We have been told by several people that their dream was to live in a cave. However, I want to make clear here that - to us - there was no romantic view of this. Billy and I are "Sun People" and the door you see here was our only natural light.

Samuel, the man in charge Hot Springs Termal Cosala Hotel & Spa San Juan Cosala, Mexico
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

It's been cold this winter in Chapala, Mexico. Our bones were chilled and the skies were gray. Time to go to the Hot Springs!

An Afternoon of People-Watching on a Streetcorner Café in Brindisi, Italy

Spending some time at a corner cafe in the afternoon in Brindisi, Italy, Billy is people-watching.

The End of the Appian Way, Brindisi, Italy

Here we stand at the end of the famous Roman Road, The Appian Way which connected Rome to all of Italy.

The Palazzo Granafel Nervegna Brindisi, Italy
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

In Italy, remnants of history are everywhere. Take this palace for instance.

Three wheeled bicycle takes us from the bus to the border The Bus Trip to El Salvador

We prefer to take public transport and below we will show you a sample variety that we take on our travels, this journey from Panajachel, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala to El Tunco, El Salvador and back to Antigua, Guatemala.

Taking another walk along the Historical Harbor of Brindisi, Italy

Billy walks along another section of the harbor in Brindisi, Italy. Due to its location on the south eastern coast of Italy, this harbor is very active and there are beautiful yachts docked here.

Senior couple in Sorrento, Italy Travel Smarter Not Harder: Tips for Seasoned Globetrotters (50s, 60s and 70s)
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

Traveling in our 70's presents challenges that we didn’t have when we were younger. Energy levels have changed and our bodies require different comforts in order to feel well.

Early retirees in Oaxaca, Mexico Time Is on Your Side - Start Today, Retire Early: A Guide for Young Investors
Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

This guide outlines the first steps you can take right now, no matter your career stage or savings level.





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

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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

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