Tag Archives: economics of RV living

Bigger Does Not Mean Better

My House Has Wheels is about RV living and camping but it’s also about housing. Our transition to RV living first started with frustration with our housing options. That frustration still drives us to this day. The two big problems … Continue reading

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It’s Getting Crowded Out There

Camping and RV living has changed quite a bit since my wife and I were living the mobile lifestyle. RV manufacturers have been blowing out sales numbers for the last three years. As a result, there are more RVs than … Continue reading

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What Vandwellers Are Giving Up

One of the early criticisms about My House Has Wheels is that I didn’t spend enough time on van living and free camping. Over the years I’ve stayed in contact with the vandwelling community and, though I can understand the … Continue reading

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What Drives You?

What drives your desire for RV living? It’s an interesting question and there are no simple answers. For me the quest began in a search for alternatives to traditional housing. That’s why I spend time comparing RV living to other … 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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Plan Your Finances For Life On The Road

The sad encounters in our RV travels were inevitably those who had been forced into the RV lifestyle by difficult economic circumstances. The good news is that, even during the really down years of 2009 and 2010, people living in … Continue reading

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Why a Decline In Mobility Is Good For RVers

Here at My House Has Wheels we’ve spent a lot of time talking about the tactical advantage of mobility in the modern world. Those discussions are juxtaposed with an interesting statistical insight about the rest of America which is that … Continue reading

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How Much Will You Really Travel?

The RV lifestyle is almost infinitely flexible in how it can be arranged. That can be good and bad as it means there are an infinite number of ways to structure your RV lifestyle and your preferences may change over … 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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