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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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A Kid's Guide to Saving - interactive workbook  A downloadable workbook that teaches kids the importance of saving and sets them up for future financial success. Fourteen pages which includes a calculator that illustrates the magic of compound interest for a child’s understanding, worksheets and a quiz at the end.          

Beginners Guide to Planning and Saving for Retirement when you don't have a clue.

Buying an Annuity versus Purchasing Equities I read an article by Mark Hulbert titled Why retirees are better off safe than sorry. This article was about retirement satisfaction and asked if having little money, a reasonable amount of money or lots of money made a difference. I have followed Mark’s writings for years and was surprised that Mark, to make his point, was hawking annuities. Read more here... 

CNN Money Stock market quotes, business news, personal finance.

Comprehensive Guide to College Scholarships in 2017 Student debt has been climbing year after year. Nobody wants to be trapped in debt, so students often need to look for other sources of money for school. One such source is a scholarship.    

Credit & Critics Information on mortgage and financial planning for Seniors, long term care, Senior scams, housing options, financial resources and more.   

The Dow Jones Wilshire 5000 Total Market Index represents the broadest index for the U.S. equity market, measuring the performance of all U.S. equity securities with readily available price data. No other index comes close to offering its comprehensiveness. Calculators, Index descriptions.

Donna M. Phelan A guide to help educate women with their finances by creating a Sisters Club with stackable income streams to empower retirement security. The site offers a free book chapter from Women, Money and Prosperity.

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Simply retired With over 8,000 members and 27,000 threads this is an extensive forum.Take advantage of the knowledge of others who are on the same road you are. Find community. Ask a question. Start your own thread. Foundation for Economic Education - Learn about economics, your child's education and more  

Fidelity is another recommended website for learning about investments. Retirement resource center, college planning, tax planning and estate planning. Research  investment vehicles  or attend a seminar. Highly recommended.

Finance in the Classroom helps Utah’s dedicated K-12 teachers to effectively incorporate financial literacy concepts into their instruction with comprehensive online resources and community awareness regarding the value of this instruction.

FinancialBin is a media company focused on personal finance and entrepreneurial education for the Generation Y age group. Started in July 2010, the Financial Bin strives to help people become financially self-reliant.

Financial Literacy for Kids and Students Financial literacy is an important skill, and one that takes a lifetime to learn. This article was written to help parents start teaching kids about money early. It explains the five key concepts of financial literacy in simple, easy to understand language and outlines age appropriate goals and lessons for children from elementary to high school. The article concludes with extensive additional resources both for resources and from government sites.

Financial Literacy and Real Estate Investment Lesson Plans is a helpful guide for teachers to help prepare students for financially sound futures, from income generation to investing skills.





Financial Literacy Month Thirty steps to financial wellness.  

Fiscal Tiger Make the most of your financial resources. Read well researched articles and graphics that aim to help you make the most of your financial life.   

Five Tools for Retirement Planning It also brought up a good conversational point with Billy and me – What exactly is a risky choice?

Five Year FIRE Escape Kids NEED Financial Literacy: Use these Top 4 methods.

FIREcalc Financial Independence, Retire Early - How long will the money last? A calculator to help you figure out how much you will need to retire. Standard and advanced versions, just fill out the form to get a percentage rate of success! IRAs, 401(k) plans, college savings plans, brokerage, advice services, and more. They can help you invest, keep your costs low, and focus on what matters most to your long-term success.

Financial Integrity supports people in transforming their relationship with money, and aligning their financial choices with their values. Since 1984 they have helped countless individuals and organizations by creating and disseminating practical tools and innovative approaches to personal and cultural change. Offers a Financial Integrity Program and Conversation Cafés which are open, drop-in dialogue groups in public places where diverse people reflect together on meaningful topics.

FREE Financial Toolkit for opening and maintaining U.S. brokerage and IRA accounts from overseas. Does your American broker want to close your U.S. Investment account? Download this free toolkit.

Grants for Seniors  Grants available in the following categories: Daily Life, Education, Financial Assistance, General Assistance, Social Life, starting a New Life. Take a look. 

How indexing helped these retirees live footloose and fancy-free Andrew Hallam interviews Billy and Akaisha Kaderli about utilizing index funds in retirement. 

Institute of Consumer Financial Education offers money tips for young Americans, financial planning tools, information and education resources, a credit education course for high school seniors and college students, education and information on the dangers of debt accumulation while young and more. Solid practical information for parents and children.

Investopedia for the Standard and Poors 500 An index consisting of 500 stocks chosen for market size, liquidity and industry grouping, among other factors. The S&P 500 is designed to be a leading indicator of U.S. equities and is meant to reflect the risk/return characteristics of the large-cap universe. Dictionary, tutorials, articles.

IRS American citizens who live abroad must still pay taxes. For details, see IRS Publication 54, the Tax Guide for U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad.

Kiplinger offers tax letters, retirement reports, newsletters, market quotes, quizzes.





Love and Logic is dedicated to making parenting and teaching fun and rewarding, instead of stressful and chaotic. Teach kids about money and how to take responsibility for themselves in a loving, respectful, healthy manner. For more information, read their FAQ page.

MoneyGeek Free financial tools, calculators, and resources to simplify choices for your money and your future. The Easy Guide to Budgeting.  

Money Saving Pro - Scholarships that may help you pay for college This page lists 100 different scholarships that will help you pay for college. Check it out.   

The Motley Fool  A site to educate, amuse and enrich the individual investor. Information for personal finance, the stock market and keys to investment.

Money Mindsets - An excerpt from our book, The Adventurer's Guide to Early Retirement  Akaisha narrates Chapter 18, Money Mindsets in which we discuss one's attitudes about money and ask you questions. Are you a candidate for financial independence?

Morning Star offers information on stocks, bonds, funds, ETFs, gives market quotes and information on real life finance.

The NASDAQ Stock Market Quotes, market activity, business news headlines, global markets.

Power Over Life Life skills that put YOU in control of your life. Retirement education 101.   

Resources to Help Women Understand Retirement Planning and Generate Self-Sufficient Income Websites specifically geared to helping women.

Retirement Issues Page At age 65, 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!

Retirement Jobs Part time, seasonal, dream jobs, adventure jobs, working from home, mentoring in retirement, freelance. Early Retirement and Financial Strategy Board Forum. The place for discussion of issues pertaining to Early Retirement and Financial Independence.

SmartMoney is packed with all things financial: Market quotes, information on taxes, tools, calculators, latest news and more.

Social Security Administration Social Security benefits can be wired almost anywhere in the world, but it is easier to have the check deposited directly in a U.S. bank account that can be accessed abroad. Social Security benefits cross borders, Medicare coverage doesn't. Find out more, click on Medicare.

Spending and Saving Wisely During Retirement - Information on creating budgets, flexible jobs, memberships, and discounts for seniors entering retirement.

Tax Me Less is a Web resource for reliable and understandable information on U.S. Expatriate Tax laws and return filing requirements.

Vanguard, a client-owned investment management company, can help you learn about finances, retirement investing, mutual funds, ETFs. See their Vanguard Blog. 

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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