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My House Our House Living Far Better for Far Less in a Cooperative Household

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ISBN-10: 0985562242

ISBN-13: 9780985562243

Edition: N/A

Authors: Louise S. Machinist, Jean McQuillin, Karen M. Bush

List price: $16.95
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With millions in the Boomer generation aging, single and still active, many are exploring non-traditional living arrangements. My House Our House is the story of three trailblazing women who came together to create a 21st century cooperative household. Alternative living arrangements account for a large and growing percentage of American households, and offer practical, economical solutions for people looking to live together for less and still maintain a high quality of life. CNN and CBS Boston report that Boomer couples are divorcing at double the rate of other age groups, and have less attachment to traditional concepts of family. Told with humor, affection and honesty, this book invites…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: St. Lynn's Press
Publication date: 6/15/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.660

Foreword
Prologue
Open House at Shadowlawn
Living Alone/Living Together
True Colors: Meet the Cooperative Householders
Blame It on the Cat
An Interesting Exercise in Planning
This is It!
Serious Business: Money, Mortgages and More
Moving: Time for Triage
A How-To for You: Taking Care of Business
Potpourri: Living in Harmony
Creating Shared Community
Blow-Ups at Shadowlawn?
What We've Learned about Sharing from Sharing
Seriously, Now
An Informal Quiz: Is Cooperative Householding for You?
Overcoming Barriers to Action
Epilogue
General Partnership Agreement
Resources
Acknowledgments
About the Authors