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The Real Reason Many Retirees Are Choosing to Live in RVs Isn’t What You Think

The Real Reason Many Retirees Are Choosing to Live in RVs Isn’t What You Think
 
Easing into retirement and enjoying the golden years doesn’t come easily for everyone. While many retirees are able to make ends meet on a fixed income and avoid a major lifestyle change, others are simply not prepared. And despite the keen awareness of the inevitability of aging, much of the graying American population is left scrounging for minimum wage work to supplement Social Security checks each month.
 
In many cases, the ill-prepared baby-boomers are able to nest with family members. However, in other cases, they are left to fend for themselves. Unbeknownst to many Americans, the geriatric camp hosts and nomadic RV dwellers you see living a lifestyle of freedom may just be trying to make ends meet. Here are the real reasons why some retirees are living out of RVs.
 
 

1. Living out of an RV is all they can afford on Social Security

2. They lost everything during The Great Recession

3. Real full-time work is hard to find

4. Amazon’s Camperforce provides a place to park and work

5. Seasonal work around the country helps to make ends meet

6. When work dies down and temperatures drop, RVers retreat to the desert

7. The repercussions of never preparing for retirement are real

8. The end goal for some is brighter than others