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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.

We Are Thankful

Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

With the traditional Thanksgiving holiday upon us, we are grateful for so many things. It sure didn't take long for our list to become extensive, and we hope your list is broad in scope too.

May you be blessed in many ways in the months and years to come, and may you have the awareness of your riches.

We are thankful for being taught that a failure is one step closer to success.

For our parents showing us a “can-do attitude”

Sunrise on the Mekong River, northern Chiang Khong, Thailand

We are thankful for all of you for taking the time to read our blogs, for writing to us and for visiting us on this road less traveled.

We are thankful that we have learned from our mistakes instead of being held hostage to them.

Mystical and enchanting Halong Bay, Vietnam

We are thankful for being taught self-reliance

For not being afraid to work and for having a work ethic handed down to us by our ancestors

Akaisha learning the art of drawing a beer at Speights Brewery, in Dunedin, New Zealand

We are thankful for having a positive attitude, and being excited about possibilities

For having creative personalities and for being flexible when change is needed

For having done End-of-Life care for our parents and having those profound moments together

View from our apartment Manly Beach, Australia

We are thankful for having learned the basic skills of life like knowing how to read and write, how to count, and how to cook

For being savers not spenders


For appreciating simplicity in Life, and for not having endless wants

On the Beach at Caleta de Campos, Mexico

We are thankful for having each other as power partners and as friends for over three decades

For being on the same financial page

For both of us loving to expand, to personally grow and to learn new things

The Maya Ruins at Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico

We are thankful for being adventurers

For almost 3 decades of world travel and seeing what many will never see

The beauty of a young Maya child, Panajachel, Guatemala

We are thankful for the volunteer work we have done and for what it has taught us

For having learned English, decent Spanish, and passable Thai

For our family and our friends all over the world and for the love we share

Engaging Chinese children in Jinghong, China

We are thankful for not fitting into someone else's description of who we are or who we "should" be

For making up our own minds and being able to take responsibility for our decisions


For being able to find creative solutions to previous problems, thereby setting us free to travel and meet the new

Plain of Jars, Phonsavan, Laos

We are thankful that after living 60+ years on this Planet, we are still filled with wonder

That we still believe in the basic goodness of human beings

And we are thankful for recognizing our many blessings.

Thank You !

Happy Thanksgiving to all of YOU and to those whom you love!

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

Retire Early Lifestyle 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.

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