Tag Archives: lifestyle

How to Retire/Live/Travel with Only Social Security

We are real estate brokers but lost all of our assets in the real estate crash. 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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Retired But Got the Blues? How Can that Be?!

After returning from this incredible 3 month trip, something weird happened. I began to mope around and waste my days fretting about what was next in life. Had I made a huge mistake by retiring early? Continue reading

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Car Free Is the Way to Go

It has been interesting to read your site and compare my notes with your experiences. 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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Q&A From an Aspiring Near-Term Retiree

I am actually starting to visit different international sites to “recon” where to retire, and I have a 6-8 point criteria of what I think I want.
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How Would You Structure My Portfolio?

My question for you is, how would you structure my money so that it would last 25 years? Continue reading

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Why Your House Is a Terrible Investment

Home ownership a part of The American Religion, so I know I’m treading dangerous ground here. But before you get out the tar and feathers, let’s do a little thought experiment together. Continue reading

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6 Tips for Avoiding Seasonal Depression

Instead of throwing in the towel and hibernating for winter, I will be using these simple tricks to beat the cold weather blues and start looking on the bright side. They could help you do the same! Continue reading

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Slaying the Dragon of Male Menopause

One of the world’s best kept secrets is that men go through a change of life or male menopause. It is called Andropause and normally occurs between the ages of 45-60. Continue reading

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