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Why Our Housing Options Are So Limited

As most of you know, My House Has Wheels  stemmed as much with frustration with our housing options as it did with a desire to go mobile. Mobility was, in our case, a value added bonus. Our housing market is, … 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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Housing Is a Really Bad Deal

Let’s say I’m trying to sell you an investment. I’m asking a big chunk of money up front, between $50,000 and $75,000, plus a little extra to cover the cost of the paperwork, which comes out of your pocket. In … Continue reading

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The Economics of RV Living

If you’ve read the book you know I hate debt, any kind of debt. That’s odd because I grew in days when borrowing for a home, car, college and routinely buying things with credit cards is a lifestyle for most … Continue reading

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Finding Your Passion

I’m going to risk sounding a little like an RV lifestyle cheerleader again, although usually I try to avoid doing so. Today I’d like to talk about motivation and, if any of this hits a little close to home, apologies … Continue reading

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The Math: House vs RV

Anyone reading here regularly knows that I consistently maintain that owning an RV is cheaper than owning a home. In fact, almost any alternative housing is cheaper than owning a home and 99 percent of the time the best financial … Continue reading

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Break Out Of The Housing Goat Rope

  Most people, 75 percent actually, think real estate is a good investment. And yet a company called Cornerstone Wealth Management examined 250 residential properties around the country and dug through over 40 of their client files to get actual … Continue reading

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Young People Opting Out Of The Debt Economy

I realize the sometimes tenuous connection between my rants on personal finance and RV living but, trust me, it’s all connected. As I describe in the book much of my motivation for taking up the RV lifestyle was my near … Continue reading

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The Debt Economy, Housing and Wages

I really hesitate to introduce topics that are not fun on MHHW because the RV lifestyle is a lot of fun and it’s a great way to live and that’s quite apart from any financial incentives. All the same, I … Continue reading

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