Category Archives: In the News

Retirement Series # 1 -Life with No Safety Net – Retirement Investing While Overseas – Expat International Living – Book Review – By CPO, From the Far Side of the Planet

Freiburg, Germany – Near the Black Forest – Retirement Directions? – You never know where your travels may take you and what opportunities there are for outreach … :), By CPO

Sorry Sir! – No Safety Net Here?

Often there is no safety net provided by companies, or not much, when it comes to early retirement overseas … and expats are left to fend for themselves. It is a sink or swim environment.

Walk the Plank Laddie – to the Sharks I Say 🙂

Lost at sea with the sharks slamming the boat and they thought the end was near …. That was the headline that caught my attention when the story of 2 lady sailors who had been lost at sea for several months were rescued … they were safe but just barely survived on their diverted route to Fiji – they never got there.

Financial planning is often like that especially nowadays when it comes to retirement planning and investment – even while at home, not to mention the shark infested waters of retirement planning while overseas.

But what if you could circumnavigate the sharks … there is a fellow who had done just that, survived cancer and retired in his 40’s and can usually be found basking around the world in some tropical place like Mexico or beyond.

Millionaire Teacher? Stop Pulling My Wooden Leg! Aye, Aye Sir!

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In the News …. Retirement Options … Full Time Cruise Life vs Assisted Living, By CPO – From the Far Side of the Planet

Fun Options to Live Internationally, Even in The Twilight Years

Live the Dream?! 🙂 … Have you ever dreamed of living on a cruise ship – FULL TIME? (By CPO, From the Far Side of the Planet) Lake Annecy, France

Live the Dream?! 🙂 … Have you ever dreamed of living on a cruise ship – FULL TIME?

Of course I have heard of and knew some folks lived full time on cruise ships, but it never occurred to me as a possible option for retirement living, let alone for assisted living.

If you have the means to retire … it is surprisingly cheap!

Surprisingly the costs are much the same, around a $100 dollars a day or less with senior discounts.

Oceania Cruises

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