Planning a summer vacation? Check out my new episode of "The Cheap Life" where I talk about ways to find cheap places to stay when you travel. If you haven't considered hostels or "couchsurfing," these alternatives to staying in traditional hotels can save you big bucks.
"You get to fall asleep with the rocking of the waves and the wind, and with the Internet, you can home-office from just about anywhere," says Ian Morton, an American semi-retiree who spends half the year on a houseboat outside Montreal, Canada. Morton, 51, one of several "rambling retirees" profiled by Reuters in a piece on boomers who are bucking the "aging in place" trend. Though exact stats are hard to come by, evidence points to a growing number of grown-ups trading houses and retirement communities for houseboats, RVs and strangers' sofas.
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