Retire Early & Semi-Retirement2020-08-05T16:43:00-04:00
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Explore resources and guides to retiring early and semi-retirement!

Retiring early to travel the world is more attainable than you may think—and these guides and stories from people who’ve actually done it will put you on the path to success. And if you’re not ready to fully stop working, semi-retirement may be the answer if you have wanderlust, but want to stay busy. Frayed Passport is community-driven, so if you have a story or post you’d like to share, have a look at the editorial guidelines and get in touch!

Not sure where to start? Check out the most popular article this month on semi-retirement: Can’t Retire Early? Semi-Retire and Travel the World

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By |November 21st, 2019|

As remote work opportunities grow, coliving and coworking spaces have popped up all over the world. Here are six of the best ones in Latin America!

By |September 25th, 2019|

Instead of totally pursuing financial independence, retire early (FIRE), make money and live life on your terms. Read on for the best semi-retirement jobs!

By |September 23rd, 2019|

Dostadning, a hybrid of the Swedish words for death and cleaning, shouldn't be thought of as morbid. Rather, consider it a renewing and powerful gift.

By |September 19th, 2019|

Our friends at Retire Early Lifestyle have just released the newest edition of their wonderful book, "The Adventurer's Guide to Early Retirement." Pick it up today!

By |September 17th, 2019|

Travel writing success depends on creating good content and monetizing that content. Let's have a look at the best travel writing apps to get you there!

By |September 9th, 2019|

Aside from actually planning a vacation, packing for a vacation is one of the most time-consuming tasks. Here are our top tips to downsize your packing!

By |September 9th, 2019|

Change is hard. How do you approach it head-on, and how do you deal with it when it seems to happen so gradually you don't even notice it sometimes?

By |September 9th, 2019|

How do you embrace the FIRE lifestyle while addressing financial risks? One solution: semi-retire and travel the world. Let's look at how to get there!

By |August 21st, 2019|

Generating a side income doesn't have to be as stressful as you might think, especially if you're open to putting your home on Airbnb! Let's learn how.

By |July 31st, 2019|

Being an expat isn't all sunshine and rainbows. If you're missing family and friends back home, take a look at this guide for how to deal with homesickness.

By |July 27th, 2019|

For our readers in the US, being able to retire at all can seem almost impossible. Let's take a look at how you can create your own pension as a safety net.

By |May 15th, 2019|

If you're looking for an affordable way to travel to Australia, a working holiday may be exactly the right choice. Here's how to get a working holiday visa!

By |February 20th, 2019|

How do you stay in touch with family & friends when you're on the road? If you're an expat or digital nomad, how can you keep reminders of family & friends?

By |February 18th, 2019|

If you have student loans, mortgage, or credit card debt, it may seem impossible to gain financial independence. Here are a few things you can do RIGHT NOW.

By |January 15th, 2019|

Do you dream of becoming a millionaire? It's not just reserved for lotto winners - with the right tools and focus, you can make it happen! Here's how.

By |November 13th, 2018|

Year-over-year, or comparing five years' data to five years before that, how can your income from real estate vs. investing in the stock market stack up?

By |November 13th, 2018|

There is no reason your money shouldn't be put to work for you, especially if you retire early. In the famous words of Gordon Gecko, "Money never sleeps."

By |October 2nd, 2018|

One excellent way to achieve financial independence is through investments. If you've thought "I don't understand the stock market," here's our explainer.

By |August 30th, 2018|

From the collapse of the US dollar, to apocalyptic scenarios - if you have no faith in the future, is it worth it to put effort into any investments?

By |August 26th, 2018|

If you want happiness, success, or any kind of peace of mind about your future, we would suggest that you invest in personal flexibility in your retirement.

By |August 25th, 2018|

Deciding when to start taking Social Security at age 62, 66, or 70 depends on your assets and lifestyle. Here is some basic math for collecting earlier.