Category Archives: Q & A From our Readers

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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Perfect Places to Live?

I know I am asking for everything. Is there a place in Mexico with cool temps and is near an airport for easy travel. Continue reading

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A Two for One Retirement – Volunteer!

People who are planning retirement and a possible move overseas can dip their toe in the water so to speak, and take say a 3 month holiday in one of the many places mentioned and do some volunteering and sum up how they feel about the place before making a life changing decision. Continue reading

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Traveling with a Stay-at-Home Spouse

Im planning to visit Australia next year to visit my cousin on the Gold Coast. Im a 60+ lady traveling with a lady friend, my hubby is a stay-at-home type.
Any advice…. 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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Cost of Living in Chapala, Mexico

Cost of Living is a personal choice. Just because one lives well on less doesn’t mean they live in a lesser manner. Continue reading

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Eating Cat Food in Retirement?!?!

We have always enjoyed your writing until we came upon a recent article that stated “getting used to eating cat food” was a
possibility. This is unacceptable, no holds barred. There are plenty of … Continue reading

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Is Australia’s Pension Available to Retirees in Thailand?

Read what one of our Readers has to say about her move to Thailand, only to find that after they relocated, their Australian pension plan was not available to her and her husband. Continue reading

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