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Magic Classroom Bringing Education to Rural Villages

In Guatemala 40% of children do not make it through 1st grade. 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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When All Feels Helpless, There is Something You CAN Do

When we feel helpless, we are not without power. Continue reading

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More Conversation on Getting Out of the Rat Race

Ten years after I retired, the unexpected hit — the heart attack. If I had not retired, I fully expect the attack would have been much earlier and that I would probably not have lived. But I got out of the Rat Race. Continue reading

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Comments on Getting Out of the Rat Race

I was particularly moved by a letter written on your site by Peter a 61 year old wondering why he feels the need to escape the rat race and if other people feel like that too. Continue reading

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Don’t Count Me Out

She had danced to the Charleston and to Swing, and was courted by handsome young men in Model T Fords and Buick Roadmasters. Continue reading

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I’m Not Yet 30 and Working on Retirement

Things are going well. I’m very happy that I found you when I was 25 and when I was not very happy about my job or my life. 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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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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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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