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.

Spectacular Surprise Sixtieth

We meandered back to the lodge, getting close to some hippos in the river and watching four elephants – two standing and two laying – under a tree. Very African safari stuff. Continue reading

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Behind Closed Doors

“So,” I continued, “it’s not that you have lost interest in sex; it’s that you’ve lost interest in sex with your husbands.” Continue reading

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That’s Life

Oh boy. Emotionally, I didn’t want to be here. I tried to have a light, friendly conversation on a safe topic and here I am, right in the middle of it. Continue reading

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Orthopedic Care in Guatemala

Artificial joints have improved greatly since they were first introduced around 40 years ago, and all the finest high-tech Biomet implants are imported to Guatemala direct from the manufacturer. Continue reading

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Questions on Continuous Care in Latin America

We are in the investigation phase of our plan to live abroad and one of the things we haven’t been able to get any info on is Continuing Care in other countries, especially Latin America. What plans have you and Billy made for such a time? Continue reading

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Honor, Respect and a Purple Eggplant

All the hotels I could afford were locked tight and my only option was to beg and bribe a watchman to let me stay in the stairwell behind iron gates. Continue reading

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Flaws I’m Forced to Accept

Something horrible happened a few weeks into my marriage. My tall husband discovered dust on top of the refrigerator and I was smacked in the face with the horrifying reality that eventually everything in the house would get dirty, and I was the designated cleaner. I did not face this reality gracefully. Continue reading

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How I Created My Location Independent Lifestyle

Less than three years later, at 36, I retired from the law. Our savings hit our magic number. We took the risk, sold everything, including our beloved Mini Cooper, and left the US. Continue reading

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Domestic Medical Tourism

We had hoped to make ourselves more “known” to the uninsured population requiring surgery, but primarily wanted to expose the price-fixing arrangements between hospitals and insurance groups. The first thing that happened, however, shocked us. Canadians started calling. And then flying to Oklahoma City for their surgery. Continue reading

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Battle of the Bulge

I was trapped in a Mexican toilet and held hostage by a floral print boa constrictor. Continue reading

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