Our Next Life - Retiring to a Life in the Mountains
Published February 27, 2017
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    Later this year, at the ages of 38 and 41, the couple behind OurNextLife.com will be quitting the stressful, time-consuming jobs that they’ve held for most of their adult lives and will be retiring to a life in the mountains.

    This is particularly interesting to me because one of my dreams is to live on the side of the mountain and get a part-time ski patrol job. Because really, what could be better than waking up early after a big snowfall, grabbing a cup of coffee with your buddies, then strapping on your skis and heading up the mountain to throw bombs and trigger avalanches?

    Join me for a Financial Independence Podcast interview with Ms. ONL to hear all about this exciting transition to the mountains and to find out what their next life has in store for them!

    Highlights:

    • What to do if you’re not naturally frugal
    • Why you should gradually trim your expenses if your spending is high
    • The risk of losing your identity when leaving a long-term, time-consuming job
    • Finding meaning after early retirement
    • Using your money to help out your family
    • What it’s like living in a ski town
    • The additional costs of mountain life
    • How to transition from the big city to the mountains
    • Preparing for the two phases of early retirement

     

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