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Subject: Trying to decide on my First RV Date: 2/26/2014 6:05 AM
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Hi FoolFriends,

I am a 50 year old 100% disabled Veteran. It is just me and my ISSR Shiloh Shepherd Service Dog and am trying to decide on my first RV for full-timing. I will be completely out of debt by years end and as I see it I have 3 choices going forward. 1. Continue to rent a home and hope over the years I do not get evicted or the rent skyrockets (Currently $695 for a too big for me 3 bedroom home). 2. Buy my first home which I have no one to leave it to when my time comes and eventually will be unable to do upkeep (I am also not a Mr. Fix-it so have no clue how to do general upkeep). 3. Buy a RV and travel the US while young enough and relatively healthy enough to enjoy it (again not Mr. Fix-it and not mechanically inclined so worry about maintenance.

My fixed income is roughly $3,900 a month I am hoping to invest $1000 a month and live the RV lifestyle with the $2,900 I do not know what is best types of insurance as in what is and is not needed coverage and other various RV expenses, I do not have enough money to buy one outright so I am hoping for $700 or less RV payments. Looking at Class A vs Class C and leaning toward Diesel. By time I am ready I will have about $20k in a investment account but would prefer to not touch it.

Any tips ideas or stories about your beginnings in the RV world would be welcomed.

Edward (AstroEd) Henry & Smokey
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