Chris and Angela have been married for 5 years. They bonded over two things from the moment they met, the love of hiking and budgeting. What may be an awkward first date conversation for some is what made their relationship flourish.
Cusco Peru | Lake Titicaca, Taquile and the Uros Floating Islands
At 12,507 ft, Lake Titicaca is known to be the highest navigable lake in the world and the largest lake in South America. The lake boundaries are shared by Peru on the west and Bolivia on the east. Lake Titicaca is just beautiful, with a deep dark blue color that calms and cautions you at the same time.
Podcast | Investing Beliefs and Core Principles
Today we talk to “coffee aficionados” who started their Financial Independence journey back in 2017. They are both physical therapist Filipino immigrants that realized the value of financial freedom early in their careers. Let’s find out how Jerome Paguyo and Quiolo Angeles plan to achieve Financial Independence by following the most basic investing beliefs and core principles.
Podcast | Striving to be Better Stewards of Success
Financial independence not only frees us to do the things that fulfills us, but to help society in general. As individuals who live our lives with intention, we are called to be better stewards of success that comes our way. Find out how Almira planned to be financially independent and be a better steward of success.
Cusco Peru | Trial Retirement in Color
Welcome to our 3rd Trial Retirement in the oldest continuously inhabited city in South America, the seat of the great Incan empire, Cusco Peru. In the series of posts that will follow we will explore this UNESCO World Heritage city, the ancient ruins and colorful pueblos around it to know how they changed from Pre-Columbian times.
Costa Rica | San José Tour and Cost of Living
San José is Costa Rica’s capital and largest city. Founded in the mid-west of the Central Valley in 1823, it is the youngest capital city in Latin America. It is the country’s seat of government, center of economic activity and major transportation hub surrounded by lush green mountains and valleys.
Costa Rica | Rincon de la Vieja and Manuel Antonio National Park
Rincon de la Vieja National Park is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Guanacaste Conservation Area. Manuel Antonio National Park is one of the most bio-diverse areas in the world. The park is Costa Rica’s smallest national park, but it is unrivaled in beauty.
Costa Rica | An Unexpected Trial Retirement Destination
Hoping to get some rest, regroup and do months-worth of planning in a few days. Using every ounce of energy left in our weary bodies, we dragged ourselves on the plane that took us to beautiful Costa Rica.
When Can I Retire?
We looked at each other mortified. This formula was saying that if we lived the same lifestyle we had, I would have to work until I am 69 years old and my wife 64 years old. Yes, it is about the average age of retirement in the U.S. So why were we shocked?
Oaxaca Mexico | A Budget Friendly Quick Guide
Considering that the average cost of a 12-night international trip is $3251, this might be pushing it. But we are confident in our research, we chose Oaxaca Mexico knowing that the cost of this trip would be much less than the average. Today we will explain how we planned and spent the budget for Oaxaca Mexico trial retirement.