April 24, 2017 by Steve McDonald
There’s a lifestyle revolution happening in the retirement community. But it’s not on our doorsteps…
It’s on the road.
In the past few years, I can’t count the number of people who’ve cashed in and hit the road—in RVs, trailers, and in some cases, walking, strolling, and biking around the world.
My brother-in-law recently sold his business and bought a 43-foot RV. Less than a month after leaving his job, he was on a multi-month drive around the States.
And he’s only begun! He plans to travel constantly. It’s his new rule.
To be perfectly honest, when he told me about his purchase and his plan to spend retirement on the road, I thought my rather high opinion of him might have been an overestimation.
But I was wrong.
RVs, trailers, and people choosing to spend retirement on the road have been popping up everywhere, and it’s beginning to make a lot of sense.
My neighbors have a 38-foot RV and use it constantly. The couple hasn’t given up their house yet, but they did downsize significantly to allow more cash for travel.
And my brother just bought a large trailer and a new heavy-duty truck to pull his RV. His plan is to get away as often as possible to places he’s always dreamed of visiting.
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