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Kristin Hanes was working as a full-time reporter for a radio station in San Francisco, a city where the average cost to rent a one-bedroom apartment is $3,500. Hanes hated that on a journalist salary, she had no way to pay off debt or save money so she intentionally decided to be homeless. She joined a gym, put her stuff in storage and moved into her car with her boyfriend. The two stayed at campgrounds during the night and on the weekends because they didn't have any household responsibilities, they went on road trips. Hanes lived homeless for four months and says that in the firs 40 days alone she managed to pay off $3,700 in debt.

Hanes wrote a blog titled, "Why I Became Intentionally Homeless In San Francisco."

She's also freelancing and writing a blog about living on budget living called "World on a String."

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