West Indies, Venezuela, US, Canada, Mexico,
Central America and
many nations in Asia.
We met and married in Santa Cruz,
California 33 years
ago. BILLY was a trained and certified
French chef, having trained in The Celestial (3 Star) and La Maisonette (5
Star) restaurants in Cincinnati, Ohio. During our travels to Europe in 1979
for 6 months, we pursued Michelin Guide restaurants and their chefs.
Upon returning to California, our intention was to buy a restaurant, and incorporate
this food, wine and recipe research. A keen interest in food has
always been a priority.
We have visited and/or lived in scores of countries, gathering stories
and photos along the way.
we wrote the book,
The Adventurer's Guide to
Early Retirement, A Common Sense Approach in order to answer
the many questions asked of us over the years. Often these questions were
similar, and many people had the same concerns or doubts about
their own retirements. Therefore it was more convenient to have our
story accessible in one location offering our approach as a template for
those interested in implementing their own retirement plans.
This popular book, sold in 40 countries around the world, is now in its
In 2010, we wrote the book,
The Adventurer's Guide to Chapala Living
answering many of our Readers' questions about this remarkable place, and how to
prepare for a first trip to this number one expatriate destination.
Adventurerís Guide to
Destination Choices compares Mexico, Guatemala, Thailand and the
U.S., highlighting the pros and cons of these countries as
The Adventurer's Guide to the Pacific Coast of Mexico
Guide to Mexico's Highlands both detail our route,
the places we stayed, prices we paid and the history and culture of
these locations in Mexico.
Your Retirement Dream IS
was written in 2011, and is a must-read for anyone who
dreams of retirement but worries that their plan has been derailed by a
weak economy. After reading this book, you'll come away not only with a
solid financial plan, but the courage and know-how to take the leap into
the life you want.
The Adventurer's Guide to Guatemala,
written in 2012, is an invaluable guide if you want to travel to this
often overlooked retirement destination. We cover Maya
ruins, island cities, exploding volcanoes and we include hundreds of
photos. necessary information such as Hotels, available
transport, grocery stores, restaurants and entertainment,
information on medical clinics, hospitals, pharmacies, dentists,
visa services, Spanish schools, banks, immigration offices,
entry and exit locations to Guatemala are listed along with the
prices we paid.
Since then, we have become contributors to
financial newsletters like The Motley Fool Rule Your Retirement,
and travel and news magazines such as International Living,
Living and Investing Overseas, and Escape From America.
We also post our pieces on
After Fifty Living. Bob Clyatt featured us in his book,
Work Less, Live More as an
example of retirees on the move. We've been interviewed on TV business shows
from Cincinnati, Ohio to Phoenix, Arizona. Bankrate.com,
SmartMoney and Minyanville all found our
early retirement story to be inspiring and informative.
Because our story is so unique,
Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine interviewed us as part of
their cover feature, Make your money last FOREVER! You can
read about us here:
Clark Howard, a nationally
syndicated radio talk show host, was also impressed with our story. He
wanted his listeners to benefit from our years of experience, and so
us on his radio program.
have been published or interviewed in various newspapers and digital media
around the country and the globe,
Deseret Morning News, Salt Lake City Utah, The Arizona Tribune, FOXBusiness, and BoomersTV, Redefining Life After Fifty!. And
our story was featured in an interview by Nicole McGregor on 12 News
Today, KPNX/NBC, Phoenix, Arizona.
We also have a video available on our
Meet the Kaderlis, which we believe you will find
both motivating and of practical use.
We want to emphasize that no one knows what tomorrow will bring. There are many ways to live a life, so
make the most of it! Our
advice to you is: Embrace your future! Follow your dreams!