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  • How to Live in Your Car. Whether you have to move into your car or you want to, there

  • are some bases you need to cover. You will need Pillows Blankets or a sleeping bag Cooler

  • Camp stove Voltage converter Access to restrooms Places to park overnight and hot-water bottle.

  • Step 1. Furnish your car with blankets (at least one made of wool, for warmth); a couple

  • of pillows; a cooler; a camp stove; and a voltage converter so you can power appliances

  • with your cigarette lighter. Consider removing the passenger and rear seats for more room.

  • Step 2. Know where you can park at night. Trucker areas off the interstate are usually

  • safe, as are hospital parking lots. Wal-Mart allows RV’s and cars to park in their lots

  • overnight. Never park near a school. Someone is sure to call the authorities. Step 3. Shopping

  • malls, supermarkets, and hospitals are good places to wash up. For a shower, go to a truck

  • stop and ask around for a shower coupon; truckers usually have more than they need and are happy

  • to give some away. A gym membership will allow you to shower regularly. Step 4. Buy gas off-hours

  • at stations with convenience stores. When you go to pay, ask if you can use the microwave

  • to nuke a meal, like a baked potato or a frozen entrée. Step 5. Stock up on foods that are

  • nutritious and don’t require refrigeration, such as peanut butter, beans, and cereals.

  • Step 6. Stay warm in winter with the help of a hot water bottle; stay cool in summer

  • by parking in the shade and spending the hottest part of the day -- noon to two -- in someplace

  • air conditioned, like the library or mall. Did you know Mad Money host Jim Cramer once

  • lived in his car for five months.

How to Live in Your Car. Whether you have to move into your car or you want to, there

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    mohho posted on 2014/11/26
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