Author Archives: Dana Hagstrom

IMMERSION EXPERIENCE: Part 3

The time has come!  We have retired from our day jobs; now we can begin our retirement in Mexico!  Retiring abroad will be our very own IMMERSION EXPERIENCE.  Full time!  We’re excited to share a few of our experiences.  (By the way, Immersion Part 1 and Immersion Part 2 can be found on our other… Read More »

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7 STREAMS OF INCOME

What money streams do you rely on?  Many of us are used to depending on a wage or salary from our jobs.  But all good things must come to an end, and our paychecks are one of the money streams that will end in retirement.  So what do we do to compensate?  Let’s consider 7 streams… Read More »

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HOW DO YOU KNOW WHEN TO RETIRE? 

Being ready to retire doesn’t just happen; it takes action.  So, how do you know when to retire?  Are you ready now?  Do you know when you will be?  The sooner you start planning and taking those actions the sooner you can start living your retirement dream.  What actions are you currently engaged in?  Are… Read More »

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FINDING THE BEST PLACE TO RETIRE ABROAD

What is the best place to retire abroad?  That really depends what you are looking for – for example the most affordable place or the most luxurious place?  And there are many other factors to consider. Every day, more and more people are looking at the options of retiring abroad.  Some might say that it… Read More »

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A BASIC ESTATE PLANNING CHECKLIST

Estate planning is for everyone, and everyone should strategize their estate planning.  Unfortunately, the misconception is that only people with lots of money should plan ahead.  In reality, those with less money need to strategize just as much, if not more.  You don’t have to have millions or a complicated family situation to want to… Read More »

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HOW TO RETIRE: A Retirement Transition Checklist

Like me, you’ve probably been dreaming of retirement.  Maybe your picture includes travel to places you’ve never been before or just being able to relax with no stress.  But now, you are wondering how to retire: what are the steps to make retirement a reality?  This retirement transition checklist can be a great resource for… Read More »

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