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RV Living As a Transitional Lifestyle

by Chris Poindexter People adopt the RV lifestyle for a lot of reasons. Most often it’s because they just don’t need a big house anymore and want to travel, probably 80 percent of the people we met lived in RVs … Continue reading

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The Myth Of Affordable Housing

by Chris Poindexter When you start researching alternative housing, one of the first things you run across is the myth of affordable housing. Affordable housing is like a unicorn, a mythical creature everyone talks about but no one has really … Continue reading

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Top Regret Of The Dying Is Working Too Much

by Chris Poindexter In the book I never talked much about my personal history or why I started looking for alternatives to traditional housing, a search that would eventually land us as full time RV dwellers. My disenfranchisement with traditional … Continue reading

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Young People Aren’t Buying Houses And Who Can Blame Them?

by Chris Poindexter Here at My House Has Wheels my assumption is that, for the most part, I’m addressing an older demographic. If one were going to outline the typical MHHW reader it would be either a couple without kids … Continue reading

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Play Is Necessary For a Healthy Life

Leisure and play time are critical components of human development. It should come as no surprise then that the concept of play is embedded in our genetic makeup and is mirrored in many animal species, including fish. Yet, here in … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Things Take Over Your Life

by Chris Poindexter People are, literally, killing themselves trying to have it all. They want a successful career, a nice car, a family and a big house in the suburbs. Every year that dream gets more expensive, every year consumer … Continue reading

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RV Living To Find a Better House

What originally got me into RV living wasn’t the desire for a mobile lifestyle, that was just a bonus. In truth I stumbled across RV living when searching for better housing options. Believe me, I investigated all of them. Every … Continue reading

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Class C – The Worst Of Both Worlds

Let’s be clear, we met people full-timing in everything with wheels including vans, Class A, B and C motorhomes, 5th wheels, can every type of travel trailer you can imagine, including teardrop trailers. That said, there are some vehicles that … Continue reading

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The Financial Zen of RV Living

There are many reasons RV living trumps living in a house that’s nailed to the ground. It’s a lower stress lifestyle and that, to me anyway, is worth a lot of money. Before we jumped into RV living being a … Continue reading

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Your Biggest Expense In Retirement?

People approaching retirement age get bombarded with warnings about saving enough to cover health care expenses but, according to a study by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), health care expenses are number 2 on the biggest expense list. The … Continue reading

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