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Changing The Math On The Cost Of Living

Housing in America is a ripoff. I could dance around and support that case but all you really need to do is read the book or go back through some of my old posts here. Turns out I’m not the … Continue reading

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Life Is More Than Your House

by Chris Poindexter In the beginning My House Has Wheels started out as an account of our travels living in an RV and then morphed into kind of a testimony about our housing options and then extended into a statement … Continue reading

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Time To Plan Your Seasonal Migration

by Chris Poindexter Sorry I haven’t been around as much lately but I’m jamming to get my first action/adventure thriller ready for publication. It’s very exciting as fiction is kind of a new arena for me. This is the time … Continue reading

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RV Living Off The Power Grid

by Chris Poindexter One of my dreams has always been living disconnected from the power grid. Like many things in our modern world, utilities were granted monopolies with the best intentions. And, like homeowner associations and mortgage lenders, their power … Continue reading

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Our Dismal Housing Choices

by Chris Poindexter You have a lot of choices in the U.S. housing market; you can choose between many overpriced, poorly built homes and many overpriced poorly built apartments. Due to the way we’ve structured government housing support, most construction … Continue reading

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Can You Go Too Small In RV Living?

One of the early criticisms I received for My House Has Wheels is that it didn’t spend enough time on van living. There’s a reason for that and that reason is I think it’s crazy. Not too far from here … Continue reading

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Things You’ll Like About RV Living

Last week was kind of negative so this week I’d like to balance it out by going over what you will like about RV living. Your experience will likely fall somewhere along the continuum that exists between those poles. For … Continue reading

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What You Won’t Like About RV Living

RV living has a lot of advantages. To me it’s vastly superior to any of the mostly bad housing options we have available today. That doesn’t mean everything is going to be hearts and flowers, either. RV living is a … Continue reading

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Stretching To Afford The American Dream

by Chris Poindexter It may not seem like it but the economy is doing really well. Anyone investing in the stock market in 2009 is rich today, but that doesn’t mean most people are feeling it. Just over half of … Continue reading

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Tow Vehicle vs Self-Contained RV

One of the topics I spend a lot of time on in the book is the decision between a travel trailer or 5th and a tow vehicle or getting a self-contained RV and flat tow or trailer your second vehicle. … Continue reading

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