A Veteran of the Digital Nomad Community Offers Her Best Tips for the Location-Independent Lifestyle


Is it feasible for Digital Nomads to save up for retirement, even if they aren’t living in one place and are unable to contribute to traditional retirement plans? There are a lot of options out there to save for retirement , and most of them aren’t restricted by being a digital nomad.

Finding a Retirement Lifestyle That Works

Small Business CEO

Retirement is supposed to be relaxing and care-free , but before you can embark on your golden years, you need to get a better idea of what you want those golden years to look like. … Economy & Environment retirement planningSure, maybe you want to spend more time with your family, or devote as many hours as possible to volunteering in your community. Those are worthy goals. But other than that, what do you want your day-to-day life to look like?


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Retirement Planning for Habitual Expatriates

Small Business CEO

All individuals need to plan and save for their retirement to ensure a secure and comfortable retirement. However, retirement planning becomes all the more necessary and complicated for habitual expatriates. Legal Management habitual expatriates retirement planning

The FIRE Movement (Financial Independence, Retire Early) and Independent Work

Small Business Labs

The New York Times article  How to Retire in Your 30s With $1 Million in the Bank nicely covers the " growing movement of young professionals who are intently focused on quitting their jobs forever." " It's called the FIRE movement and the acronym stands for Financial Independence, Retire Early. We ended up following what would now be called a fat FIRE lifestyle that led to us leaving traditional employment in our early 40's.

Do You Know Your Lifestyle Ratios?

Stephanie LH Calahan

It might be fun to come up with a few lifestyle ratios to help you measure and move toward your personal goals.  In the example below, this person is well on their way to retiring. Your Lifestyle Goals. What are your lifestyle ratios?  Most of the entrepreneurs I talk with tell me that they started their business because they wanted some form of freedom.    What about you?

Retirement 3.0 Includes Working, But With Lots of Flexibility

Small Business Labs

The Retirement Reset Study  is a joint effort by the Sun Financial Group and Age Wave.    Their key study finding is we are entering a new phase of retirement they call Retirement 3.0, " A big part of this new retirement is the inclusion of work.    Their survey showed 65% Americans aged 55+ plan on working in retirement

Why lifestyle design will make you miserable

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

It doesn’t matter if you’re looking in the blogosphere or the book store – Lifestyle advice is all around you. Lifestyle is the new black. Those ambitions usually revolve around tropical retirements and/or working from your PJs while homeschooling your kids. Yet the psychology of these “lifestyle” entrepreneurs indicates they’re more unfulfilled, fatigued and miserable than ever before. . In reality, lifestyle farmers are up to their elbows in pig shit.

A Single Mother Struggling to Budget Weighs the Balance Between Just Surviving and Really Living


And fantasy, I’ve learned, is important, especially when your default setting is a fiscally stressful reality and “hobbies” that include devouring articles on finance, budgeting, inflation and retirement. Lifestyle Money featured

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The Secret to Happiness… Is Just Love


But as we age, we’re taught that being Real means paying attention in school, landing a good job, earning a steady income, settling down with a family and preparing for retirement. At 82, Camille died from a heart attack while climbing the Alps, one of his favorite retirement activities.

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5 Reasons Behind the Meteoric Rise of Pickleball


The sport first exploded in retirement communities and now has flooded into the broader culture. Health LifestyleIn 2016, Randy Sussman’s job transferred him from Las Vegas to Florida. He arrived in Marco Island in the state’s southwest corner knowing nobody.

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Top 10 Reasons to Start Saving for your Retirement

Small Business CEO

Everyone dreams of one day retiring to the lifestyle they have always dreamed of. Today, the world sees more people living longer than before so the need to start saving early is a crucial element that can make your retired life as comfortable as possible. … The post Top 10 Reasons to Start Saving for your Retirement appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Finance retirement planning

Cashing In Without Selling Out: Bob’s Red Mill


Bob Moore was supposed to be retired when he launched the biggest entrepreneurial achievement of his life. Only a few months into retirement, Moore was back in business and Bob’s Red Mill was born in 1978. Reimagining retirement. Business Lifestyle

2022 218

Hearth: A Writer Explores the Concept of Home During Her Early Career as a Writer in Delhi, Mumbai and the U.S.


A twist of fate post-retirement put his hard-earned savings at stake, leading him to rally to get a stretch of land for a new residential area in Delhi. Lifestyle RelationshipsHome is where the heart is.

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How ‘The Intern’ Explores Transference and Its Impacts on Personal Growth


First, the obligatory plot outline: Retired executive Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro) gets a gig as a “senior” intern at an up-and-coming fashion website run by Jules Ostin (Anne Hathaway). Lifestyle Personal DevelopmentRewinders, you’re not having déjà vu.

2022 178

Elena Cardone Is Never Neutral


If a child learns that “money is the root of all evil,” then their career decisions, wealth-building decisions, retirement-planning decisions can all be affected. Business Lifestyle featured

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Meet The Startup Helping Families Live the Digital Nomad Dream


Boundless Life sets out to help families experience the digital nomad lifestyle by providing furnished homes, coworking spaces, and a structured learning program for children based on the Finnish curriculum — along with step-by-step support for visas and other paperwork. .

2022 208

Beyond The Stereotype: Who Are Digital Nomads, Really?


Andy Stofferis explores some of the main groups of digital nomads, showing that this lifestyle is open to anyone who wants to break free of the traditional workplace. . Who are digital nomads? What age are they, what work do they do, and how much do they actually travel? .

2022 208

Defining The Future Of Work: Key Terms To Know For 2023


Digital nomads normally require a work visa or a travel visa and are able to enjoy their work/lifestyle with the help of mobile technology, wireless Internet connectivity and cloud computing. Lifestyle Design .

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3 Things I Learned About Myself in 2021

Go Burrows

As a homeowner, there are always opportunities to get your hands dirty, but in the past I can’t say that I’ve enjoyed the fixer-upper lifestyle. Turned $600 into $18,000 trading “meme” stocks in a retirement account (don’t try this at home, friends).

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Modern Homesteading and the Trend Towards Greater Independence

Small Business Labs

For example, the growing FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement is all about independence.    Another example is modern homesteading, which the Small Town Homesteading blog defines as : Homesteading is a lifestyle of the pursuit of self-sufficiency and sustainability. Data on how many people are pursuing this lifestyle is non-existent.

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The New Migrant Workers: "Workampers", "Vanlifers" and Digital Nomads

Small Business Labs

The new migrants are often choosing this as a lifestyle or doing it to supplement their retirement. One segment of the new migrants are called "workampers" According to Workamper.news,  "workampers" are: Adventuresome individuals, couples and families who have chosen a wonderful lifestyle that combines ANY kind of part-time or full-time work with RV camping.   Mostly older, workampers are often workamping to fund or augment their retirement.

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Want to Retain Your Team? Offer Financial Well-being Programs


Some examples of being financially fit include knowing your financial goals, working to meet them, maintaining your lifestyle, managing debt well, and so forth. 77% of employees say financial stress is affecting their mental health, and 52% said it’s impacting their physical well-being. .

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How to Handle Haters: Advice from 3 Resilient Entrepreneurs


If your decisions about a career move, relocation, lifestyle or relationship mean your loved ones refuse to support you, even threaten to leave your life, the road ahead of you can be a long one. After I retired, my wife and family wanted me to take a predictable, boring agency job.

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A Millennial’s Guide to Finances: 5 Things to Start Before You Turn 30


advises you to write a list of financial and lifestyle goals. Drew Parker, creator of The Complete Retirement Planner, encourages young adults to check their credit score each year, aiming for that sweet spot of 720+, where you will receive the best loan, mortgage and credit card rates.

2022 229

3 Financial Tips to Consider Before Pursuing Your Passion Full Time


You should plan to have at least six to 12 months of cash on hand just in case your new business venture isn’t able to fund your lifestyle. Most conversations about investing tend to focus on retirement planning and thus a lot of attention is paid to 401(k) and IRA accounts.

2021 236

GenY and Boomers: A Formidable Alliance

On The Job

Much has been made of the fact that baby boomers will be retiring in droves, leaving the field as worn-out warriors with their outdated ideas. In fact, according to author Tamara Erickson who just completed a book on retirement, GenYers like having boomers around. Employers will be getting hit from both ends of the spectrum by younger and older workers who have key skills and want the same thing: more flexibility and a chance to use their skills to gain the lifestyle they want.

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2 in 5 Employees Say A Raise Is The Answer To Preventing Burnout


If given a raise, 39% of people would spend their raise on financial betterment such as emergency and retirement savings. . A raise of just 3% a year correlated with anticipated improvements in mental and physical health, family relationships, and overall lifestyle.

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Travel Blogger Karen Akpan Shares How She Journeyed From Debt to Economic Freedom


It’s called ‘lifestyle creep’ when you’re done with school so you think you have more money and can afford more things,” Akpan says. Now, Akpan makes it a point to ask people if they have a Roth individual retirement account.

2022 237

Beyond the 1%: Financial Advice for the Rich & REGULAR with Kiersten Saunders


A lot of conversations about wealth imply that the only people who can achieve lofty financial goals like early retirement are the 1% making multi-millions and billions every year. How much money do you need to earn and save so that you can have a lifestyle that perfectly suits your needs?

2022 210

The Rise of Digital Nomads

Small Business Labs

Yahoo Travel's The New Digital Nomads - Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World covers the growing trend towards people professionals who are choosing a location-independent lifestyle that allows them to travel and work anywhere in the world. The Internet and a growing array of telework and online collaboration tools are the key enablers of the digital nomad lifestyle. While the digital lifestyle is not for everyone, we expect more people to choose this path.

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Travel Blogger Karen Akpan Shares How She Journeyed From Debt to Economic Freedom


It’s called ‘lifestyle creep’ when you’re done with school so you think you have more money and can afford more things,” Akpan says. Now, Akpan makes it a point to ask people if they have a Roth individual retirement account.

2022 177

During a Recession, Entrepreneurs Are in the Driver’s Seat


And companies that weren’t cutting jobs cut benefits, from retirement funds to healthcare coverage. In Rich Dad Poor Dad , Kiyosaki warns of the long-term effects of this kind of lifestyle: “Financial struggle is often directly the result of people working all of their lives for someone else.

2022 207

12 Things Even the Best Leaders Can Forget


Succession planning is a must, even if retirement feels is so far away. In order to maintain a certain level of energy and enthusiasm, as well as mental clarity, leaders cannot forget to create a healthy and balanced lifestyle between their personal and professional lives.

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Has the U.S. Reached Peak Car?

Small Business Labs

The large cohort of aging baby boomers are driving less due to the lifestage shift to retirement.   While it's too early to say with certainty this is a long lasting trend, we think the shift away from driving is structural due to changes in lifestyle, where people live and how and where work is done.

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How to Launch a New Career After 50

On The Job

It’s estimated that more than one in four Americans are tapping into their retirement savings accounts such as 401(k)s to meet non-retirement needs, but such a strategy can mean it may require people to work longer, especially since company-provided pensions are now provided to only one-in-five workers. It refers to a distinct move into a new line of work, and for people in semi-retirement, it typically also implies a more flexible lifestyle.

2013 147

You Will Survive: 8 Strategies to Overcome New Entrepreneur Anxiety


There is an escape from the Money Panic, and it doesn’t involve selling off retirement investments or increasing your credit card limit. You can’t expect to live the lifestyle you had while under the protection of a payday every two weeks.

2021 283

The Societal and Small Business Impacts of Economic Uncertainty

Small Business Labs

According to a recent survey close to 60% of men over the age of 50 with incomes of $75,000 or higher reported not feeling confident they will be able to maintain their current lifestyle in retirement. If you Google "economic uncertainty" you will find many references to its impacts on the economy and business. But you won't find much on its impact on people and society.

2014 141

Concurrent Sessions – Thursday

Office Dynamics

Christi told us that over 80% of NFL players are broke 2 years after retirement. Owe – lifestyle of debit. Own – lifestyle of saving. Start an emergency fund and a retirement fund. On Thursday afternoon, we had 3 workshops: Get Control of E-mail with Mike Song. The Art of Creating Positive Relationships by Utilizing the Law of Attraction with Tedi Anne Templeton.

2013 109

Planning your job search

Practically Perfect PA

An entirely new role or lifestyle. ALTERNATIVE LIFESTYLE (CHARITY WORK, VOLUNTARY WORK, RETIREMENT). A new lifestyle Stress and pressure of relocating your life. Whatever the reason is for your latest job search, taking a step back and thoroughly assessing your options is vital. Wherever you’re headed, good planning will ensure that your next career move is the right one. Why are you looking for a new job?

2014 159

Hacking Corporate: How to Create the Work Environment You Want


While working from home one afternoon, my Supervisor called to notify me of his retirement. If you decide to embrace the corporate hacking lifestyle you’ll likely be criticized. The following is a guest post by Nick Snapp (who’s also been a guest on The Productivityist Podcast. Nick is an Engineer-turned-Productivity Strategist and the host of The Make it Snappy Productivity Show podcast.

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