Category Archives: Is It Work or Is It Passion?

Helping Others Make Sense of Retirement Planning

The solution for many early retirees entering financial planning part-time is to utilize software. Continue reading

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Peace Corps After 50

Before Champa and I joined the Peace Corps at the age of 63, people asked us how we’d feel to be surrounded by volunteers younger than our two sons. Continue reading

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“Retired” ??

I really enjoy your articles but I’m curious, how do you both define “retired”? Continue reading

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Following My Passion

Wow. I’ve been following you guys for almost 10 years now!!! I started researching about early retirement when I was 23 and found your site and read your book. Continue reading

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Teaching Abroad, could it be your ticket to permanent life of travel?

What did he mean by “the Best Kept Secret?” Well we want to share it with you. Continue reading

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Hey Billy & Akaisha – Are You Retired or Not?

In planning for your own retirement, you must be able to live from the income that your investments generate, and if something else comes up after your retirement years, then it is simply “extra cash.” 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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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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Thinking of Volunteering on Your Trip to Thailand? Start Here!

Using these tips to prepare to volunteer in Thailand will ensure that you make the most out of your time in Thailand while having an amazing, life-changing experience. Continue reading

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Retirement: A Time to Engage or Disengage from Life?

A retiree’s pursuits can be localized and modest or global and massive. It just depends on how you wish to spend your time. Continue reading

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