The Wandering Life

Wondering What Pretirement is Like as a Digital Nomad Wanderer?

You’ll find a lot of information on this website focusing on the finances needed to achieve financial independence and enjoy a mobile pretirement. After all, it’s in our name. But what about the realities of life as a Digital Nomad? One of the most common questions we hear is, “So what’s the daily grind of a Wanderer actually like?”

As full-timers, digital nomads, day traders, or whatever people call us, our daily life is…

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different than the average 9-5 working person’s. We don’t have to “go to work.” Yet we’re not retired or on vacation either. We’re working every day to generate income. Trading for a living takes discipline, focus, skill, continuing education, and a commitment to staying up-to-date with current market news and events. We cover all of that here in the form of stock trading lessons, a basic trading course for subscribers, global market updates, and the application of various trading strategies and techniques.

We’re not a traditional group of traders. We’re wanderers. We know just how overwhelming it is to comprehend the logistics surrounding a digital nomad’s life. The transition from a 9-5 life to that of a financially independent wanderer is a big one. So even if you’re not ready to pull the plug quite yet, we’re here for you when you are. Plus, if you’re like us (Pat & Lorin), you’ll want to read every resource you can about the digital nomad, wandering life long before you are ready to do it yourself. That’s what this section is all about.

Got a digital nomad, wandering life question for us that you’d like to see in an article? Shoot us an email with your question/topic suggestion. There’s a good chance we’ll cover it.

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My Work Life

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My entire working life has revolved around trading. First at the Minneapolis Grain Exchange, and then in the pits of the Chicago Board of Trade—screaming, jumping, and waving my hands in the air all day long in an effort to … read more My Work Life

Guatemala City Ideal for Digital Nomads and Wanderers

Guatemala for Wanderers

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Digital Nomad Life in Guatemala My family just wrapped up a summer living the digital nomad life in Guatemala. We motored up the Rio Dulce in June in order to avoid the Caribbean hurricane season. The upside of the Rio … read more Guatemala for Wanderers

Do Miles Matter?

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If you were looking at two used cars that were identical except for the number of miles, which of the two would you choose? If you answered the one with the least miles, you are not alone. Cars have a … read more Do Miles Matter?

Boat Trading

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Bumfuzzle at anchor in Utila, Bay Islands, Honduras. Remote workers. Digital nomads. Whatever the term of the moment is for it, the ability to work with nothing but a computer and an internet connection has become a life goal for … read more Boat Trading

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Stretch Your Travel Funds–Comparing Currencies

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World Currencies As a traveler and trader I can’t help but look at world currencies from a somewhat selfish standpoint. What I mean is, I look at a chart of the Argentinian Peso and think, “Hmmm, I wonder how cheap … read more Stretch Your Travel Funds–Comparing Currencies

My Mobile Office

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While some people have a nesting instinct, I love life on the road. It’s like the next corner is calling to me, begging to show me what is around it. After hundreds of thousands of leisurely miles, I still get … read more My Mobile Office

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Act 22—The Individual Investors Act of Puerto Rico & Why You Might Care

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As traders, investors, and digital nomads, our curiosity gets piqued when we hear things like, “It’s the perfect place for traders.” or “If you work remotely, you have to check it out.” In this case, these loaded statements are in … read more Act 22—The Individual Investors Act of Puerto Rico & Why You Might Care

Finding Pesos, Exploring Mexico

Getting Those Pesos

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You’re a Wanderer, in Mexico, and need money. What’s the best way to get it? In the States, like most people, I use a high rewards credit card for just about every purchase. It seems you can easily go a … read more Getting Those Pesos

Finding Internet in Mexico as a Stock Trader and Digital Nomad

Finding Internet in Mexico–Trading Stocks as a Digital Nomad

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The beauty of being a Wanderer is the ability to work from anywhere, right? The goal of just about every traveler is figuring out a way to travel further and longer—becoming a digital nomad in today’s lingo. I’m Mexican—at heart. … read more Finding Internet in Mexico–Trading Stocks as a Digital Nomad

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Shanghai, North Korea, and the US–Only the Other Guy Has the Accent

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When it comes to navigating a new city, I’m as useless as they come. Really, I have a sense of direction akin to a baby sea turtle on a beach flooded with artificial lights. Although it drives my wife crazy, … read more Shanghai, North Korea, and the US–Only the Other Guy Has the Accent

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