Tag Archives: lifestyle

Visas, Ai yai yai! The Schengen Visa

By far, the hardest part of traveling abroad is the visa process. It is a major headache that most people, especially Americans, take for granted. Continue reading

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Am I Doomed to Being the 5th Wheel in My Early Retirement?

I know plenty of fellows who could retire early. They have enough. They have enough for three lifetimes but still they refuse to leave the golden trough. Continue reading

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Quick Comparison: Chapala, Mexico to Panajachel, Guatemala

In answer to your question, which place, Chapala, Mexico or Panajachel, Guatemala do we like best, our answers are this: It’s hard to choose, and it depends. Continue reading

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Single Black Female

Where are the best places for single black females to retire overseas? Continue reading

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Active Adult Communities for Retirement

The best time to look for houses for sale is just before the annual lifestyle fees or rent is due. Continue reading

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How to Retire/Live/Travel with Only Social Security

We are real estate brokers but lost all of our assets in the real estate crash. Continue reading

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More Conversation on Getting Out of the Rat Race

Ten years after I retired, the unexpected hit — the heart attack. If I had not retired, I fully expect the attack would have been much earlier and that I would probably not have lived. But I got out of the Rat Race. Continue reading

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Retired But Got the Blues? How Can that Be?!

After returning from this incredible 3 month trip, something weird happened. I began to mope around and waste my days fretting about what was next in life. Had I made a huge mistake by retiring early? Continue reading

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Car Free Is the Way to Go

It has been interesting to read your site and compare my notes with your experiences. Continue reading

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Comments on Getting Out of the Rat Race

I was particularly moved by a letter written on your site by Peter a 61 year old wondering why he feels the need to escape the rat race and if other people feel like that too. Continue reading

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