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In 1991 Billy and Akaisha Kaderli retired at the age of 38. Now, into their 4th decade of this financially independent lifestyle, they invite you to take advantage of their wisdom and experience.

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Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

This is our video page. Enjoy interviews with us, first-hand observations of world travel, indigenous peoples and fabulous storytelling that you won't get anywhere else. Click on a video and sit back and relax. Thanks for viewing!



Money Mindsets - An excerpt from our book, The Adventurer's Guide to Early Retirement  Akaisha narrates Chapter 18, Money Mindsets in which we discuss one's attitudes about money and ask you questions. Are you a candidate for financial independence? Find out here by watching this video.

Follow Your Dreams - An excerpt from our book, Your Retirement Dream IS Possible  Billy narrates the Epilogue from our Possible Dream book which summarizes where we've traveled, the people we've met, what we've done in the last 3 decades and the dreams which have come true. We encourage YOU to make your dreams a reality!

What's Your Number for Financial Independence? - How much money do you need to retire? Listen to this quick tip and find out! For more information on financial independence and travel, visit our website, bookstore at

Your Retirement Dream IS Possible - Your dreams of retirement are still possible. Let us show you how. We give you the map, YOU make it happen!

TV12 News Today Interviews Billy and Akaisha Kaderli - Have you ever dreamed of one day getting up from your job and never coming back... instead... trading it for a life of love and leisure? One couple says it can be done. Nicole McGregor from TV12 News Today interviews Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

House sitting through Mexico and Guatemala - Leaving one paradise for another, we travel from Panajachel, Guatemala to Mexico and back again. Prices of hotels, discount airlines and restaurants are given. House sitting is a new addition to our style of traveling in comfort. Take a peek into a typical summer for us. See the places we stayed.
Become Financially Independent! - Powerful. Practical. Substantive. Change your life. Become financially independent. Learn how.

Adventures in Financial Independence - Your dreams of Financial Independence must have a floor built underneath them. We share with you some personal financial information.

Retirement Destination Choices - You CAN retire and live well on $2k a month. Reduce your cost of living and create a better lifestyle for yourself. Take advantage of what we know.

The Adventurer's Guide to Guatemala - In this Guide we take you from the ancient Maya strongholds of Huehuetenango and Xela to one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the world... Donít go to Guatemala without this book! Take advantage of what we know.

Sunday on the Plaza, Antigua, Guatemala - Hear Andean music like you are right there! On the Main Plaza in Antigua, the old Colonial capitol of Guatemala. Families and tourists gather.

Sunday on the Plaza 2, Antigua, Guatemala - Daydream, drift away, colorful musicians, rhythmic beats. On the Main Plaza in Antigua, the old Colonial capitol of Guatemala.

Haunting Sounds of Andean Pan Flutes - The crowd is mesmerized by the sounds of wandering minstrels playing the pan flute on the Plaza in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico.

Guide to Chapala Living - This is YOUR year. Spring-type temperatures year 'round, Chapala, Mexico is a dream come true and could be the retirement place for you!

Guide to the Pacific Coast of Mexico - Disrupt a tired routine and visit the rugged coastline of Mexico. It's like California 50 years ago. It won't last forever. See it now! Fabulous beaches, great seafood, adventure travel.

Jason Hartman of Jetsetter Interviews Us - Our advice: Embrace the future! Follow your dreams! We discuss our lifestyle and our powerful, practical, and substantive book, The Adventurerís Guide to Early Retirement.

Message in a Bottle - Want to be financially independent? Here is a message in a bottle for YOU!

Briefcase to Backpacks - One of the best decisions weíve made. Trading an office for the world, opening our minds instead of books, and swapping sandwich lunches for global cuisine, what an experience it has been! For other commentary topics, click here

Clark Howard Interview - Don't miss our interview with popular National Radio Host Clark Howard. Learn the secrets of how we were able to retire early and live an outstanding global lifestyle for less than you think!

Mexico Highlands Guide - From the famous Silver Town of Zacatecas to Culture Capitol Guanajuato. Use this practical and inspirational information as a template to create your own exciting journeys!

El Fuego Erupts! - Guatemala is the land of volcanoes and there are 4 active ones. From our bedroom window, we could see El Fuego erupt!

Maya Lady Washing Clothes - Fresh, running water is a new convenience to these Maya women living around Lago Atitlan. For them, this is modern living.

Quick Survival Tips for Travel - The man looked interested, the woman looked horrified. Clearly she held resistance to entering this clean, brightly decorated eating establishment.

Lamanai River Tour of Mayan Ruins in Belize - Inhabited continuously by the Maya for 3,000 years, Lamanai is located in North Central Belize. 55,000 inhabitants lived on raised-bed agriculture, harvests from the river and collected and stored rainwater for centuries.

Let Antigua into Your Heart - You have never seen Antigua, Guatemala like this! I heard from a native here, that the best way to see Antigua is to wander. "Take your time and go through the small streets. People are friendly. Say hello. Let Antigua into your heart.

A Day Along the Chapala Malecon - Take a short walking tour with Billy along Chapala's spectacular malecon. On weekends, this lakeside paseo fills up with families, food and music. Never been to Chapala? Take a look!

Chapala Malecon Part 2 -The Chapala Malecon on a weekday - Priceless! No crowds, hear the lake lapping on the shore and birds chirping. This is when the town belongs to the locals.

Monks Chanting in Chiang Mai, Thailand - Hearing a temple full of chanting monks stopped us in our tracks. Wats are everywhere in Chiang Mai, and this short video allows you to experience the sheer force of dedicated men chanting.

The Indigenous of Luang Prabang, Laos - Thought youíve seen everything in Luang Prabang, Laos? These men are making knives by hammering on unexploded ordnance from the Vietnam war! Also, natives make a food from toasted moss just like ancient times. Incredible! Take a look.

Marimba on the Plaza, Comitan, Mexico - Marimba is a distinctive sound of the tropics. You can hear this music wafting through the warm breezes and you know you are in the lower latitudes. Enjoy this live performance in the sweet Mexican town plaza of Comitan. 

Encounter with a Young Vendor in Guatemala - Children in the third world learn life skills beginning at a very early age. Are we teaching our children anything so useful? So Iím in the Dinosaur Cafť when a small boy of about 8 years approaches me to purchase some of his motherís hand woven note cards. What happens next is delightful and funny.

Moon Setting Over Two Volcanoes - Guatemala is a country packed with volcanoes. Hear the jungle sounds and mountain mists while watching the moon set over two volcanoes from our garden terrace in Antigua, Guatemala. Notice the steam coming from Volcan Fuego, the volcano on the left.

David Hardcastle Interviews Billy & Akaisha in Chiangmai, Thailand - Hear the nitty-gritty and get the nuts and bolts for financial independence. In-depth interview of Billy and Akaisha Kaderli by David Hardcastle in Chiang Mai, Thailand


Life's a Beach, Puerto Escondido, Mexico - Hear the pound of the surf and see one of the world's best surfer paradises. It's like you are here in person!

Thailand in a Horse Drawn Carriage - Peaceful and rhythmic, take a ride in a horse carriage through the streets of Lampang Phayao, Thailand.

Paddling Through Paradise, Hoi An, Viet Nam - Meet Em, who gives us a private boat tour up the Thu Bon River in Hoi An, Viet Nam for $2USD an hour, a price she insisted was fair. Take a glimpse into daily river life in Viet Nam. You will be enchanted!

Riding in a Fletes Taxi through the Volcanic Countryside, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala - Hang on for dear life! What a thrill! Ride in the back of a filetes open-air pickup truck up the mountainside in Panajachel, Guatemala. Beautiful views of Lake Atitlan. The wind noise is a bit much but enjoy the thrill!

Maya Market, Solola, Guatemala - Sights and Sounds - Never been to an authentic Maya market? Don't miss this video! See native Maya dress and hear Spanish and Kaqchikel spoken in this large Guatemala marketplace.

Maya Festival del Maiz - An ancient festival celebrating the food of the gods - corn. Never seen a traditional Maya celebration? Watch this short video.

Taxi Ride Down the Hill for a Thrill, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala - One of the most beautiful places on earth is Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Santa Cruz is a small town located on the lake's edge.

Ride on a Chicken Bus in Guatemala! - See first hand what it's like to ride on a Chicken Bus through Guatemala. Billy narrates your trip.

Tomas Makes Tacos, Chapala, Mexico - Watch tacos being made so fresh you can hear them sizzle! We are always looking for the best tacos in Latin America, and Tomas from Central Chapala is well known for this tasty treat.   

Faces of Guatemala - It's about the people. Much about a person can be seen - or at least imagined - by peering into their faces. Come take a look, into some Faces of Guatemala. 

Riding the Bus in El Salvador - Never been to El Salvador? Come ride the bus with us and rock to the music!

Join Us on this Road Less Travled - Our recap of over 3 decades of world travel and financial independence. COME JOIN US on this road less traveled!
El Fuego Erupts in Guatemala - Guatemala is the land of volcanoes and there are 4 active ones. From our bedroom window, in Antigua, we could see El Fuego erupt!
Meet Billy and Akaisha Kaderli! Create YOUR Financial Independence! - Want to create financial sustainability? Be free of a confining job to travel the world or volunteer? Meet Billy and Akaisha Kaderli! They retired at the age of 38 in 1991.
Mariachis sing "Guadalajara, Guadalajara!" in Chapala, Mexico - Mariachi bands are the best in Jalisco, Mexico. These band members sing a traditional song known to everyone in town - Guadalajara! Sing along! Enjoy!

About the Authors

Billy and Akaisha Kaderli are recognized retirement experts and internationally published authors on topics of finance, medical tourism and world travel. With the wealth of information they share on their award winning website, they have been helping people achieve their own retirement dreams since 1991. They wrote the popular books, The Adventurerís Guide to Early Retirement and Your Retirement Dream IS Possible available on their website bookstore or on

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