Category Archives: About us

The Power of Having a Plan

I am so happy the day I ran across your blog, I don’t even remember how that happened, but I have been a faithful reader ever since. Continue reading

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A Reader’s Comments on Retirement in Tatters

I too read the Joe Nocera article in the New York Times. It was surely bleak, and frightened a great many people. Your take on the article was quite unusual. Continue reading

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What if Akaisha and Billy Hit the Big Time?

Then the thought occurred to me, “Suppose B and A hit it big and became niche ‘Trip Advisors?’ with substantial financial rewards.”

Would you continue to live frugally in Mexico and Latin America, or would you… Continue reading

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Forced Out of Retirement Due to Financial Crisis?

Were you and your husband forced out of retirement because of the financial crisis? I want to know your real net worth so I can do the same. Continue reading

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Moving from Stuck to a World of Yes!

Every once in a while, it strikes us how circumstances can be rearranged in the most creative of ways to make a dreary life into one that is extraordinary. Continue reading

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Any Dirt on Being an American Traveler?

Have you felt any prejudice against Americans increase over the last 5 years. Do you have any interesting stories to tell about ‘near misses’ that you can share. Whats the dirt. Continue reading

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Psychedelic Spiritual Experience?

When we visited Huautla, it did not have any hippie type of feel, and people were very secretive and almost protective of Julieta. There were stories of how Maria Sabina had betrayed the indigenous for… Continue reading

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Retirement Costs for Singles

I always enjoy your newsletters, but I could wish that more writers about retirement would consider single retirees more. This goes for financial publications as well. Continue reading

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A Reader’s Commentary on Health Care in the U.S.

It’s become impossible for me to think clearly here. I’m stressed out and upset all the time. I think we’ll try to get our lives here wrapped up as much as possible and head for Antigua so I can… Continue reading

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Packing Tips

Having just dragged a large suitcase and heavy backpack (each) through three countries. I would be interested to see how much you carry with you as you travel from one country to the next. I assume you’ve found ways to minimize what you carry. Any packing tips for our future travels would be appreciated. Continue reading

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