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Old 06-28-2010, 06:28 PM   #1
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The plan.

Hi all.
I've recently formulated my retirement plan (and its glorious if I do say so myself) and part of that plan...not the actual retirement, but the years running up to it, greatly involve an airstream.

Living in one full time actually.

I am happy to have found a forum on all things airstream, I am eager to learn from all of the wise 'streamin' sages here.

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Old 06-28-2010, 08:08 PM   #2
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Sounds fun!
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Old 06-28-2010, 09:30 PM   #3
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I'm jelous! I'd love to full time in an AS but my better half ... Not so excited about it. Welome aboard!
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May I ask...what are you retiring from?
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Welcome, O'Girl:

Enjoy your search for the right rig... I caution you, this will be a contagious undertaking - life changing potential! Living full-time in an AS as a retiree is also a target on my radar screen...

Welcome aboard...
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Welcome,

Keep us in the comm loop on your road towards an Airstream purchase and your subsequent travels.

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Old 06-29-2010, 12:25 PM   #8
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re:The Plan

Thank You all for the welcome, your cautions and encouragements.

The plan wont go into effect for another 8 years, which gives me time to get to debt-free before I go on my journey.

The Plan is:
Once the kids are out of the house, buy a Bambi or similar Airstream and park it on property or by the ocean and either contract and work from home as a contractor OR commute from my 'home on wheels' for 5 years (both are feasible options).
Doing this will allow me to save between 50 and 70k per year.
Im not sure how I will enjoy living in a small space year round for 5 years, BUT since the plan afterward is to buy a small place in Italy to refurbish and retire to...the light at the end of the tunnel is glorious!
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....and my home is mobile, so if the job moves, my home can move too...and if I get tired of one place I can just up and park it somewhere else with little issue.
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Sounds like a good plan.

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