Listen Money Matters Podcast: How to Live in A Van (And Do What You Love)Jun 19, 2017

Two weeks ago, we got on the Listen Money Matters podcast and spilled the beans on how we make money, how much we make, and how we save money despite traveling all over to race our bikes. And how we’ve started a sponsorship course to share some of our secrets and help other mountain bikers […]

Real Talk: How to Be A Credit Card NinjaJun 16, 2017

Our top tips for using credits cards intelligently — and not going into debt! 1. Learn to think of credit card purchases as REAL purchases — just because it’s plastic doesn’t mean it’s not real money. The more you can cultivate this mindset, the less issues you will have with spending money you don’t have. […]

Meet Great White The #Adventr VanMar 16, 2017

We bought Great White the Adventure Van on Craigslist in late 2014, much to the chagrin of pretty much everyone we knew. A 1998 Ford E-250 cargo van previously owned by AT&T and bearing the sticker residue evidence of such. She was perfect. Which is to say, the price was right; she cost $1400. She […]

How We Afford to TravelMar 16, 2017

This is a question we get a lot and there really is no easy answer — but we’ll give it a go! Watch the video above if you want to listen to us ramble on about this topic. Or you can read the more concise version below. After some discussion, we boiled it down to […]

Our Van Life PhilosophyMar 15, 2017

This is not a blog about how glamorous living in a van can be, although it has its moments. To us, van life is a means to an end — it’s the key to living the life we want to, not a Pinterest project money suck. In an internet world full of hipster (and disturbingly […]