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About Jerry Minchey
He has worked for NASA and worked for many years as a computer design engineer. He holds five patents, and has a private pilot license with an instrument rating.
He has owned several engineering and marketing businesses. He is the founder and editor of the website, LifeRV.com.
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In this stunning new book, Jerry Minchey takes you on a journey that lets you discover how you can travel around the country and live the trendy, and fascinating RV lifestyle for far less than it costs you to live in your stick and brick home.
Readers all over the US and Europe have discovered the joys of retiring and living full time in an RV after reading Jerry Minchey's Amazon #1 best-selling book in Senior Travel Guides, Motorhome, and RV Retirement Living: The Most Enjoyable and Least Expensive Way to Retire.
Now in this new epic book, Secrets of RVing on Social Security, he shows you step-by-step how to enjoy the RVing lifestyle while traveling and living on just your Social Security income.
Imagine leaping out of bed every morning ready to cherish every day of your new adventurous life. On top of the adventure, you'll experience the unsurpassed freedom to live where you want to. At every fork in the road, you will be free to go wherever whim and chance might take you.
You will also discover how other retirees are supplementing their retirement income while living full-time in their motorhome.
Many people are actually adding to their savings while having the time of their lives living the RV lifestyle. In this book, you will grasp how they are doing it, and how you can do it too.
You'll comprehend the brutally honest pros and cons of the RV lifestyle. There are some downsides to the lifestyle you need to be prepared for.
My guess is that you will adore your new RVing lifestyle, but you'll never know if it's the right lifestyle for you if you don't read this book. The book is designed to keep you on the path to accomplishing your goal of living an exciting retirement lifestyle while staying well within your budget.
This book should be required reading for anyone who is retired or getting ready to retire. It provides never-before-answered questions about living the attractive RVing lifestyle on a budget.
This book is written in the fast-paced, down-to-earth style of the author’s other best-selling books about living full time in an RV.
This book covers the things that were learned the hard way during seven years on the road living full-time in an RV. You won’t find this information in other RVing books and videos.
One of the most valuable chapters in this book is the one that shows you the simple and easy technique that will guarantee that you will select the perfect RV for your first RV.
For example, when they’re getting ready to live the RV lifestyle many people spend a tremendous amount of time, energy, and effort trying to decide which type of RV they should choose as their first. The worst part is that, in most cases, they end up with the wrong RV for their lifestyle, and they waste a lot of money in the process. Don’t let that happen to you. Follow the simple techniques described in Chapter 3, and you will end up with an RV that you will be happy with.
The little-known buying techniques shown in this chapter will also show you how to get your perfect RV without losing your shirt. The chapter also includes the one thing most RV sellers tell you that you should never believe. It shows you how to find out the truth for yourself.
While this book is mainly for people who are considering setting out on the adventurous RVing lifestyle, there’s a world of information veteran RVers will find informative and useful. This book is not trying to sugar-coat the RVing lifestyle. The author includes the good, the bad, and the funny things that happen to RVers.
One last point: The final chapter is truly eye-opening.
When I started living full time in my RV six years ago, I knew almost nothing about RVing. I didn’t know anyone else who was living in an RV. I had never spent the night in a motorhome. I didn’t know how to drive one, and for sure, I did not know how to drive a 34-foot Class A motorhome.
I didn’t know what boondocking meant. I didn’t know what the terms black water or gray water meant, and I had no idea that you could park an RV overnight at Walmart free of charge. Not knowing this one thing costs me a lot of money in my early days on the road.
Gradually by reading a lot of books, watching a lot of YouTube videos, spending six years on the road, and sitting around countless campfires talking to other RVers, I’ve learned a lot.
I’ve written 10 books about living in an RV, but until now I have never covered the topic that I get asked about the most. The questions are phrased in several different ways, but they all boil down to people (young and old) wanting to know how they can live the RVing lifestyle when they don’t have a lot of money?
Since I meet people all the time who are RVing without spending much money, and who are making more money while they’re living the RVing lifestyle than they’re spending, I know it’s possible and even more important I know how to do it. After all, I’ve been doing it for six years.
That’s where the idea came from to write the book, Secrets of RVing on a Dime and a Dream with the subtitle of Frugal RVing on $1,000 a Month or Less.
This book shows you step by step exactly how to do it and shows you how to make the $1,000 a month it takes to live this lifestyle. It even provides you with dozens of interviews, link to websites, and videos where people are doing what you want to do—that is to live full time in your RV and do it on a dime and a dream.
In fact, a lot of people are actually adding to their savings while having the time of their lives living the RV lifestyle. In this book, you will grasp how they are doing it, and how you can do it too.
I’ll also give you the brutally honest pros and cons of the RV lifestyle. There are some downsides to the lifestyle you need to be prepared for.
In the book, best-selling author Jerry Minchey takes you on a personal and inspiring journey into the real world of full-time RV living. He shares the experience and wisdom he has gained from his seven years of full-time RV living. He gives you heartfelt advice and shares intimate anecdotes that will make you feel like you have shared the experiences with him.
In this book, there’s no sugar-coating of anything. This book covers the good, the bad, and the ugly parts of the RVing lifestyle.
This book tells it like it is in a way no other book has done before. Jerry said, “I’ll admit that my previous ten books about living in an RV have made some parts of the lifestyle sound more glamorous, exciting, and fun than they are.”
• Based on the author’s seven years of full-time RV living, the book debunks the over-hyped glamour of the RV life and digs into what it’s like to live and travel full-time in an RV on a day-to-day basis.
• A dynamic new look at the real challenges of living, traveling and working in an RV as a couple, a family, and as a solo RVer.
• In the book, you’ll find real-life stories of RV life on the road that pack a punch of insight, humor, and emotions.
Telling someone about RVing is like talking about grandkids. Most people tend to talk about all the good and wonderful things and leave out the bad, heartbreaking, and expensive parts. Maybe not intentionally, but it’s just human nature to remember and talk about the good times when it comes to RVing and grandkids.
The lifestyle is not all sunsets, campfires, and margaritas, but enough of it is to make many people decide that they don’t want to live any other way.
Of course, not everyone feels this way. It’s not the right lifestyle for everyone. Maybe it’s not the right lifestyle for you. If it’s not the right lifestyle for you, it’s better to find that out before you sell everything and hit the road.
That’s the purpose of this book. It’s not to talk you into living full-time in an RV or talk you out of it. The purpose of this book is to arm you with truth and facts so you can make an informed decision.
By the time you finish reading this book, you will know some wonderful things about the RVing lifestyle that you had not heard about before. However, you’ll also know some bad things (and some terrible things) that you had not heard about before either.
The author does it, and you can do it too.
Amazon best-selling author of 12 books Jerry Minchey shows you step-by-step how he does it.
He outlines how he gets airline tickets at discounts up to 90% or even for free and how he gets free or low-cost accommodations (including meals.
The author has flown over two million miles on Delta alone, traveled worldwide, and personally used every technique described in this book.
This is not a theory. These techniques work, and they are 100% legal. He explains how being a temporary resident instead of a tourist is a valuable secret, and he shows you how to do it. His books have received over a thousand positive reviews.
Are you tired of being ripped off by airlines, hotels, and travel websites? Do you wish you could travel the world like the millionaires while doing it on just your Social Security income?
You will learn how to:
• Travel the world on just your Social Security income
• Get airline tickets for up to 90% less than the person sitting beside you
• Get airline tickets free
• Get free accommodations and meals all over the world
• Stay in nice houses and even mansions by yourself for free
• Avoid paying bank fees anywhere in the world
• Enjoy a luxury lifestyle
Buy the book today, and you can be traveling for free tomorrow.
So you want to live on a boat. At least you’re thinking about it. It’s a wonderful and exciting lifestyle and there are plenty of challenges to keep it interesting.
A lot of people fall in love with the romance of living on a boat without considering the practical part of the lifestyle.
This book is not intended to talk you into living the liveaboard lifestyle.
This book gives you the facts, numbers, inside information, and realistic expectation of living on a boat.
The goal of this book is to show you that living on a boat really can be an inexpensive lifestyle and it can have the right mix of fun, adventure, and relaxation.
This book gives you the whole story—the pros, the cons, and the real cost. It also shows you how to do it on a tight budget. It shows you that the liveaboard lifestyle is not just for trust fund babies. It even shows you how to be a liveaboard when your only income is your Social Security check.
In this new book Jerry reveals the secrets to make becoming a liveaboard a reality. He also discusses the hacks, techniques, apps, gadgets, and mindset that will help you enjoy the liveaboard lifestyle.
Jerry has written several books about minimalist living and alternative ways of living. He has lived in Costa Rica, lived in a motorhome for four years, and as his son says, “He had rather be lost at sea than found in a cubical.”
The book is based on the combined experiences of Jerry’s many liveaboard friends, plus friends who manage marinas, broker boats, and do boat maintenance.
P.S. If you’re even remotely thinking about living on a boat, this is one book you must read. The chapters on how to buy a boat and negotiate the best price will save you thousands.
RVing – How to Make it Happen
In this stunning new book, Jerry Minchey takes you on an eye-opening journey into the lives of retired RVers. He reveals how they make it work – from how to downsize to how to support yourself.
This is not your typical RVing book that rehashes common knowledge. Jerry Minchey lives full-time in his motorhome, and he breaks the mold about RV living with this highly original book.
The appeal and the dream of the RV lifestyle have not changed much since the first RVs were introduced shortly after 1900.
Henry Ford and Thomas Edison used to take their motorhomes and go on trips together back in 1910. They loved the adventure.
Jerry Minchey's brutally honest descriptions of the RV lifestyles described in this book will answer your most pressing questions as well as answer questions you probably never even thought to ask.
You may find that retiring and living the RV lifestyle is just what you want to do. After all, the RV lifestyle is the most enjoyable and least expensive way to retire. See actual logs of what RVers are really spending. I think you'll be pleasantly surprised at the numbers. You'll find that you can live the RV lifestyle even if your only income is your Social Security check.
In this book you'll also learn:
- What's It Like Living Full Time in an RV?
- Can I Afford the RV Lifestyle?
- What Kind of Rig Should I get?
- Can I Drive an RV?
- How Much Will an RV Cost?
- Pitfalls to Avoid & Buyer Checklist
- Planning for the Leap into Full-time RVing
- How to Get Rid of Your Stuff
- Pets Make Great Travelers – If You Know a Few Tips and Secrets
- What About Being Away From Family and Friends?
- How to Find the Best Campgrounds
- Boondocking – The Art of Camping for Free
- Towing a Car – 4 Wheels Down or a Dolly?
- Getting Your Mail, Voting, Where is Your Legal Residence, and Other Logistics
- The Internet – How to Stay Connected While on the Road
- Healthcare on the Road – With up-to-date 2016 Information
- Ways to Make Money With or Without a Computer
- The Emotional Aspects of the Full-time RV Lifestyle
- And a Whole Lot More
Freedom, adventure, fun, stress-free, and relaxing are words RV owners frequently use to describe why they enjoy the RV lifestyle, and after reading this book, you'll understand why they feel that way.
To say this book is rare would be a grave understatement. This book provides a unique opportunity to peer into the most intimate details of living the exciting full-time RVing lifestyle.
For a real behind-the-scenes look at one of the most enjoyable and least expensive ways to retire add Motorhome and RV Retirement Living to your must-read list.
Imagine never having to declutter or tidy up your house again as long as you live
Best-selling author, Jerry Minchey shows you how to quickly and easily declutter your entire home once-and-for-all. The secret to making it happen is to abandon the conventional wisdom techniques that don't work.
Jerry's brutally honest descriptions of tidying techniques described in this book will answer your most pressing questions as well as answer questions you probably never even thought to ask. No stone is left unturned (and a lot of them are discarded with the other junk in your house).
This book reveals:
- How to always have a tidy house and never have to tidy up again as long as you live
- Why conventional wisdom techniques about tidying don't work
- How to make decluttering a once-in-a-lifetime event—guaranteed
- How to discard sentimental items without feeling guilty
- How to keep the memories and not the stuff
- How to discard gifts and other people's stuff
- Why you should discard everything that doesn't inspire joy—even if it's a spouse
- The stress-free way to get other members of your family to tidy up
Why tidying is easy. It's because you're dealing with objects, not people and objects don't have opinions
Best of all, you'll learn how making your home and life tidy and decluttered really can be a once-in-a-lifetime event.
Just follow the easy steps described in this book one time and you can have a tidy, stress-free home and a clear, relaxed mind forever. It's almost like magic.
That's why the subtitle of this book is . . . The Magic and Secrets of Decluttering Your Home and Your Life.
For a real behind-the-scenes look at the easiest and most enjoyable way to tidy up your home once and for all, add Tidying Up to your must-read list.
Having a million dollars in the bank when you retire could almost guarantee that your retirement will not be as enjoyable as it could be.
Let me explain.
Most financial advisors will tell you that you need a million dollars (or two or three) in the bank when you retire to continue the lifestyle you’ve been living.
But if you want to have a wild, fun, and happy retirement, one thing is for sure.
You don’t want to continue to live the same life you’re living now. That’s a recipe for disaster. You want to have more fun in your retirement years than you’re having now.
Look at your retirement through the back door. Don’t decide how much money you need to retire.
Look at your retirement this way. How much money do you have, and how much income will you have coming in? Then investigate what kind of retirement life you can live with that money. I think you will be pleasantly surprised.
That is if you follow the advice in this book that will show you how to retire wild, free, and happy and how to do it now with the money you have.
Dive into this book and explore the many opportunities of fun, interesting, and adventurous ways to retire. Many of them can be enjoyed even if you’re living on just your Social Security income.
The book will also show you how a lot of retirees are living these lifestyles while making more money than they’re spending. In other words, they’re adding to their savings instead of draining their savings.
Take a look at this book, and you will never look at retirement the same way again.
Spend 20 minutes with Texas Small Claims and learn:
* How much you can sue for and win in Texas.
* The two simple steps you can take that will almost guarantee you will win.
* Where to sue. Do you sue where you live or where the other person lives? Sue in the wrong district and you won't get any money.
* How to win without ever having to show up in court. This simple technique works in a high percentage of cases, but you have to do it right.
* The two mistakes that could kill any chance of your ever winning your case. Don't file your case without this information.
* Why the experts recommend that you don't use an attorney in small claims court.
* Who to sue. This is important when you're dealing with corporations.
* And much more.
With this information no one can ever take advantage of you again.
Most printed versions of Texas Small Claims Court books and even most websites are way out-of-date. Don't let old, out-of-date, information cause you to lose your Small Claims Court case.
With this information you can get your case resolved . . . and get your money in a matter of days.
Don't let anyone get away with keeping the money you're entitled to. And, don't try to go to small claims court without being armed with the step-by-step winning techniques and strategies in this book.
The purpose of this book is to show part-time RVers how to experience Less Hassle and More Joy in their RVing adventures—and how to do it on a budget.
In this new book, full-time RVer Jerry Minchey reveals the secrets he has learned in his 4+ years of living and traveling in his RV. He discusses the hacks, techniques, apps, gadgets, and mindset that will help you enjoy your RV—even on a limited budget.
There are 8.9 million RVs in the US. Most people use their RV for weekend getaways, summer vacations, and the occasional trips to ballgames, music festivals, rallies, and other outings. A few people live in their RVs full time, and there are many books out there that tell you how to do this, but this is not one of them.
Jerry has written several books about the RV lifestyle. He has the #1 best-selling book on Amazon in Senior Travel Guides, Motorhome, and RV Retirement Living: The Most Enjoyable and Least Expensive Way to Retire. His recent book, Secrets of RVing on Social Security, shows you step-by-step how to enjoy the RVing lifestyle while traveling and living on just your Social Security income. These two books are mainly for full-time RVers. This book is for the part-time RVer.
This book should be required reading for anyone who owns an RV of any kind. It provides never-before-answered questions about enjoying your RV.
How to Enjoy Your Retirement While Spending Less Than Half of What You Expect
In this stunning new book, Jerry Minchey takes you on an eye-opening journey through the world of retiring on a tight budget.
Retirement living doesn't have to be expensive. In fact, the fun, adventuresome, and innovative retirement living options described in this book can cost way less than (and maybe even as little as half of) what people spend on traditional retirement living.
Jerry's brutally honest descriptions of retirement lifestyles described in this book will answer your most pressing questions as well as answer questions you probably never even thought to ask.
In this book, you'll learn the advantages (and disadvantages) of 55+ communities, plus just about everything else you need to know before you make a decision about how you want to spend your retirement.
You'll learn about the different types of 55+ parks, where to find the best deals, how to get the best prices and how to avoid pitfalls.
You'll find checklists to use when inspecting homes in 55+ parks, a whole chapter on tips about how to negotiate the best price (great for people who don't like to negotiate), and you'll learn how to know when it's best to walk away from a deal.
Here are some other things covered in this informative book
- What is it Like to Live in a 55+ Park
- Where is the Best Place to Retire?
- How Much Will it Cost?
- Pitfalls to Avoid
- How to Find the Best Parks
- How much do Homes in a 55+ Park cost?
The book also includes three bonus chapters describing other low-cost retirement options -- Living in Costa Rica, Living full-time in an RV, and living in two different places.
Best of all, you will learn how to get the most for your money and not get burned when you make decisions about how to spend your retirement years.
It's a fun and fast-paced read that can save you thousand of dollars when you make the move to the enjoyable and fast-growing 55+ retirement community lifestyle.
To say this book is rare would be a grave understatement. This book provides a unique opportunity to peer into the most intimate details of living in a 55+ park as well as other retirement options.
For a real behind-the-scenes look at one of the most enjoyable and least expensive ways to retire, add Advantages of Moving into a 55+ Park to your must-read list.
If you're retired or thinking about retirement, this is one book you'll want to be sure to read. It can save you thousands of dollars.