Author Archives: Retire Early Lifestyle

About Retire Early Lifestyle

Billy and Akaisha Kaderli retired three decades ago at the age of 38 and began traveling the world. As recognized retirement experts and internationally published authors on topics of finance and world travel, they have been interviewed about retirement issues by The Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine, The Motley Fool Rule Your Retirement newsletter, nationally syndicated radio talk shows and countless newspapers and TV shows nationally and worldwide. They wrote the popular books The Adventurer's Guide to Early Retirement (Your Simple Path to FIRE) and Your Retirement Dream IS Possible.

Dancing Through the Pain

I once greeted my first husband at the door, wrapped in Saran. Being his usual pragmatic self, he looked at me and asked, “Aren’t you cold? Where are the kids? What’s for dinner?” Continue reading

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Including Charity in Your Will: What You Should Know About Estate Planning and Giving

While it might sound simple to say “Donate X” to a specific organization after your death, it often isn’t that simple, especially when it comes to large gifts and gifts of property. Continue reading

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Did You Really Say, “Far Out, Man?”

“You’re a living history lesson,” the lad will say as I scoop another portion of Metamucil. “Is it OK to pop some questions?” Continue reading

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Free Money From the IRS – Child Tax Credit

For many expat families with children under 17 years of age, it is possible to get a “refund” from the IRS without having paid any U.S. taxes. This wonderful subsidy is called the Child Tax Credit. Continue reading

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House Sitting – Travel the World and Your Lodging Is Free

Is house sitting for you? If you are flexible, and enjoy discovery and adventure, then it could be a fabulous way to travel for less cost. Continue reading

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What Will I Do with All That Free Time in Retirement?

I feel as though I have been ‘institutionalized’ by working for almost 40 years and the freedom that appears to be there for me creates fear as well- what will I be doing with all that free time? Continue reading

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Would You Retire in Today’s Financial Market?

We have markets at new highs and bonds at all time low yields and CD’s and money market instruments basically pay nothing. Continue reading

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Compliments on Your Website

I always find your observations about the world to be very detailed, to-the-point, and also warm and caring. Continue reading

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I Want to Leave the Rat Race

I frequently feel a need to break free from the rat race Continue reading

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Sell My Car? And What About a Spreadsheet?

I just heard your interview with Mad Fientist, it was great. I’m seriously considering selling my car, and that interview helped. Continue reading

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