Brandon is a 23-year-old software engineer at Google who decided that he was tired of paying rental on an apartment ($2,000 per month) that he was hardly ever at.
Hence, he bought a 16-foot 2006 Ford with 157,000 miles on it for $10,000, which he parks on the Google premises and which doubles as his home. He also eats and showers in the building.
This has allowed him to save almost 90% of his monthly salary by cutting his living costs so dramatically, reports Asian Town.
"I realized I was paying an exorbitant amount of money for the apartment I was staying in — and I was almost never home. It’s really hard to justify throwing that kind of money away. You’re essentially burning it — you’re not putting equity in anything and you’re not building it up for a future — and that was really hard for me to reconcile,” says Brandon.
Because he is saving so much money, Brandon expects to pay off his $22,434 in student loans within the next six months.
Brandon isn’t sure how much longer he wants to live in the truck. For now, it’s working out perfectly and he doesn’t see himself moving out any time soon.
Photos 1 to 6 show Brandon's new living space, while the rest show other Google offices from around the world.