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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.

The Adventurer's Guide to the Possible Dream
Twenty Years Later

Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

Table of Contents

About the Authors

Foreword

by Mary Beth Franklin

Senior Editor, Kiplingerís Personal Finance Magazine

Preface

Introduction

Part One:

Financial Issues - Setting Yourself Up & Building the Dream

Chapter 1 - Twenty Years Later - Whatís Changed?

The Odds Are in Your Favor

Chapter 2 - Seven Easy Steps

7.2% Return Graph

Chapter 3 - All I Have Left Is My Future - How to Retire in Ten Years

Chapter 4 - Money Management

Setting up the Spreadsheet

The 4% Rule

Excel Spreadsheet

Monthly Withdrawal Calculator

Actuarial Table

Chapter 5 - Become Part of the Equation: Replace Hope with Action

Build an Action Plan

Chapter 6 - Prepare for Financial Independence - Begin Now

The Millionaire Mind

The Plan

Chapter 7 - The Upside of the Great Recession

Chapter 8 - Our Portfolio Today

Rule 72T

Part Two:

Cost of Living & Lifestyle Issues

Chapter 9 - Moving to Foreign Shores: Radical or Reasonable?

Chapter 10 - Two Sides of the Retirement Coin

Sample Challenge List

Chapter 11 - Dream Homes: Buyer Beware

Reality Check

Chapter 12 - The Best of Both Worlds

Value for Money Spent

Tax and Insurance Relief

Savings on Costs

Safety

Brick and Mortar Temptation

Built-in Community

Chapter 13 - More on Housing: Boomer or Bust?

Chapter 14 - Our Retirement: High Living, Low Costs

Chapter 15 - Going Car-Less: An Unsexy Choice?

Chapter 16 - Ruminating on Simplicity

Part Three:

Emotional Adjustment - Before and After Your New Lifestyle

Chapter 17 - Considering the Possible Dream

No Guarantees in Retirement

Chapter 18 - Keeping the Dream Alive

 

Part Four:

Medical

Chapter 19 - Befuddled over Health Care?

Our Personal Plan

You Are Not Alone

Quality Customer Service

Alternative Care

Is It Safe?

Costs

Part Five:

The Traveling Lifestyle

Chapter 20 - Travel Styles - Same-Same but Different

Chapter 21 - Making Travel Easier for Old Folks Like Us

Chapter 22 - Hotel Hunting on the Road

Chapter 23 - Are You a Tourist or a Traveler?

Chapter 24 - Exotic Travel on Less

Chapter 25 - Getting the Best Prices When Shopping Overseas

Chapter 26 - Deciding to Take the Plunge - Before and After

Chapter 27 - On the Road - Our Digital and Travel Equipment

Chapter 28 - Preparing for Travel

Chapter 29 - Singles or Doubles?

Keeping Costs Down

Managing Your Luggage

Socializing and Travel Companions

Staying Healthy

Safety Issues

Theft

Prevention

After the Fact

Part Six:

Working in Retirement?

Chapter 30 - Is it Work or Is It Passion?

One Definition of Retirement?

Productive Volunteering

Hobby or Job?

Boomer Freedom to Contribute

Part Seven:

Becoming Comfortable with Uncertainty

Chapter 31 - Grabbing Your Life with Both Hands

Chapter 32 - You Are a Survivor

Crisis and Opportunity

The Tennis Ball Doesnít Know the Score

Chapter 33 - Strengthening Through the Retirement Journey

Chapter 34 - Was It Worth It?

Epilogue

Useful Links

Possible Dream Order Page

Billy and Akaisha continue to journal and photograph their world travels.

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