My personal observation regarding the retired or fired special servants:
Many of the ex Bethelites are having a rough time getting settled in their new life style, their severance package has been generous in the short term but not enough for the future. In the spiritual sense they are not highly productive and some of the congregations are getting sick and tired of supporting them; so I don't think that they are very happy.
As to the travelling overseers that is a different history, they have been well placed; sometimes even choosing the congregation. They are seen as "princes" and most of them are still getting a lot of the "handshakes". Even with the vow of poverty quite a few have a good nest egg; in my opinion they might miss the loss of power but they are not suffering financially.