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The RV Life As a Financial Choice

We didn’t start out on our RV adventure as part of our financial planning, it was supposed to be an adventure. In the process of traveling and discovering an awesome new lifestyle, we also discovered it was a fantastically inexpensive … Continue reading

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RV Living – The Pay It Forward Lifestyle

For those of you who don’t know, I may be the worst trailer-backer in the history of driving. I could jackknife a truck/camper combination in a parking lot. One day my wife and I were backing the camper into a … Continue reading

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Your House Is Killing You

If you feel like you’re more stressed out lately, it’s because you are. If you’re young and/or female, you’re probably feeling that stress more than us older folks but there’s scientific backing showing we’re all more stressed now than we … Continue reading

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Competition From The Tiny House People

Most of the time when I’m talking about a house on wheels it’s in the context of RV living. I picked full-time RV living because it was the most convenient mechanism for us to hit the road. Plus, I’m not … Continue reading

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Americans Stuck On a Hamster Wheel of Debt

One of the things I learned living full-time in our RV was how stressful owning a home really can be. It’s not stressful all the time but it is stressful over time. Over time there will be major repairs, a … Continue reading

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Where Did We Get Such a Narrow View of Housing?

by Chris Poindexter I’m not sure how many people adopt the RV lifestyle because they’re fed up with our dysfunctional housing market but who can really blame anyone for being annoyed? Yet it’s not fair to pin all the dysfunction … Continue reading

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Go Smaller, Lighter If You Want To Travel a Lot

There are few RVs as luxurious as a custom-built 5th wheel with a fiberglass roof, zone climate control, four slides and over 400 square feet of interior living space. That luxury comes at a cost, both in terms of actual … Continue reading

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RV Living and The Scientific Basis of Happiness

One of the qualities of people living the mobile lifestyle that I noticed but had a hard time quantifying was that full-timers, on average, seemed a lot happier than the general population. It wasn’t just because they were retired; we … Continue reading

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Americans Are House Poor

Americans have a love affair with housing and their cars. You may be tempted to disagree because, as one of my regular readers, you’re not one of those people. But, like the old saying goes, money talks and what money … Continue reading

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Americans – Working Themselves To Death

Americans are, literally, working themselves to death. Only the Japanese and Koreans put in more time at the office and some of them end up dying at their desk. They even have a word for it; Karoshi, literally death from … Continue reading

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