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Should You Rent Out Your Home When You Travel In Retirement?

After retiring together in the summer of 2013, Michael and Debbie Campbell set out on the European adventure they’d been dreaming of for years. After two years on the road, they’ve now seen more than 30 countries in Europe, as well as a few places off the continent, such as Israel and Morocco.

Before retirement, Debbie, 59, ran her own graphic design business, while Michael, 69, worked as a marketing executive producing sports events. Although they both had successful careers, the Campbells knew they hadn’t accumulated enough wealth to live the jet-setting life of their dreams without some extra funds. To raise the cash, they sold their boat and Debbie’s Volkswagen convertible and put their Seattle townhouse up for rent.

 

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