Billy and Akaisha Kaderli have almost three decades of experience being retired even though they are only in their mid-60s. They both retired in their 30s to travel and experience the world. They 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 RetireEarlyLifestyle.com, they have been helping people achieve their own retirement dreams since 1991. This “Three Lessons on Retirement” article is reprinted with permission. Read Billy and Akaisha’s advice about how to approach retirement:
Retirement is a great achievement, but it’s not static. It’s not like once you arrive you can forget about it and put it on auto-pilot. It’s an interactive manner of living that continues to respond to our input, the new skills we learn and how our goals modify. Hopefully we continue to grow and change, making our retirement sustainable and sweeter to live.
Below you will find three of our most effective lessons on retirement that will enrich you and increase your enjoyment along your path in financial freedom.
Control housing costs and you can live anywhere
This is a well-kept secret of retirement. The cost of housing is one of the largest financial outlays in anyone’s household no matter what age you are, and if you modify the price you pay for your residence, you have the financial freedom to virtually afford living anywhere in the world.
In other words, if you could save tens of thousands of dollars a year on mortgage payments or rent, insurance, maintenance and repairs, how would that affect your life? What if you could live in Paris or on a Caribbean island for free? You can do that, if you house sit. [Read more…]