"RVE Summit: Lodging Options & New Speakers!" I had my ticket for the February 2018 RV Entrepreneur Summit. But to be honest, the e-mail subject line above wasn't as compelling to me as it might have been had I not still felt a little bummed out about my lodging choice. After buying the ticket, I… Continue reading The Next Best Thing to Glamping Isn’t a Cheap Hotel Room
When life's obstacles seem too large or unsolvable, it's almost always the case that I've forgotten the value in chipping away at them…in doing what I can do, even if it's indirect or small in scope. Today I came to my senses long enough to recognize a way to begin pushing through – one that embraces the challenges instead of fighting them.
Kelly and her boyfriend Mike* traveled several states away to purchase a new-to-them RV, and took the scenic route home. Their drive back included a stay at an RV park where other friendly RVers struck up a get-to-know-you conversation. When other park guests discovered Kelly was a professional dog groomer, she said "they all lined… Continue reading Is A More Creative Economy Waiting Out On The Road?
Today's post is a guest post from Derek Cobia, founder of The Frugal RVer and a registered investment advisor. Derek graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Family Financial Planning. He began his career at a boutique investment firm in the Atlanta area, where he was ultimately responsible for managing combined investment portfolios valued at over $150… Continue reading This Is How You Break Free
Before Brian and I met and married, we each had years under our belts as cash-strapped single parents. We both managed to climb out of black financial holes (or maybe that should be red?) and create decent lives for ourselves and our children. We'd rather not go back to the austere days of pinching every penny… Continue reading 12 Mostly Painless Ways We Cheap Out to Get Out of Debt and Save for Our Dream
It's been nearly three weeks since the RV we're buying made it to Douglasville, and almost five weeks since the day we looked at it and signed the agreement to buy it. I guess I expected things would happen a lot faster – kind of like buying a car. I mean, it does have a… Continue reading When Expert Advice Is A Waste of Money
Confession time: I've spent too much of my adult life complaining about the irrational tyrants, faceless conglomerates and petty regulations that often seem to be in the way at every turn. When I grew tired of merely griping, I went to work trying to change what I thought I could. Then, after I wore myself… Continue reading Buck the System: 10 Hacks to Live with More Freedom + Less Hassle
Buying an RV for the first time? Whether a travel trailer, Class A or fifth wheel, the process & pitfalls are the same. Here's how we got a good deal on a solid rig our first time out.
^ That is the big question, and to be honest we don't have more than ideas. At least one may be a pretty good idea. This we do know: If we make the right choices, living in an RV is less expensive than living in a house (which is why we initially decided to do… Continue reading How We’ll Earn Enough To Sustain Full-Time Rv Life