A recent Yahoo Finance article explains how and why RV owners are camping on big fat piles of debt.

Jeff Cavins told Yahoo Finance Live, “Consumers have gone crazy for RVs. It’s a surging industry…  But strangely enough, 90% of RV owners… don’t shop for loan alternatives, and many are trapped in interest rates of 12.99% on an asset that they’ll finance for 20 years.”

Meanwhile others are using the RV lifestyle to rid themselves of debt.  A recent Fox News article reported that Karen Akpan of California and her family have paid off $200,000 in debt since moving into their RV.

How do you see the future of RV and van life playing out?  Given market trends and asset prices what sort of opportunities and pitfalls do you foresee in this industry? 

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