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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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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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