Guest Post – Craig Joslin – Five Things to Know if Retiring Overseas

If you’re a regular Get FIRE’d asap reader, you’ll know about our plans to eventually sell off, pack up, and take off to an as-yet-undecided location somewhere in South East Asia. At this stage, the short-list includes Thailand, Bali, and Malaysia although Vietnam and Cambodia are on our horizon as well. The reasons for planning to uproot and give up our safe but unadventurous life in…

Bali holiday, side-hustles, and finding a post-retirement balance

It’s been a few weeks now since I last posted an article on here. Since then, Ms MM and I have spent all of February travelling around Bali, Indonesia. Our mission, besides the pure relaxing pleasure one, has been experiencing what a not-too-far-in-the-distant-future living a retired ex-pat life in a foreign land could feel like. In answer to the obvious question, could we live overseas in a place…

What would you do if you just sold your idea for $71m?

26 August 2016 – This week’s article is a little different than most. In fact it’s a story that I’ve taken from the New Zealand Herald newspaper about quite a remarkable family. It’s possible that this story could provide inspiration for anyone who feels that they need to just work a few more years before retiring, or that they just don’t earn enough to retire…

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