Weird News

What Would You Do to Save 90 Percent of Your Income?
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)

Google campus

Summary: Lawyers and other professionals are taking extreme measures to cut their living expenses and commute times. 

A lot of biglaw associates have joked they ought to just move into their offices instead of paying rent. Well, one Google employee has done something close to that. He recently converted this truck into a living space and has taken up residence on his employer’s parking lot:



Brandon, 23, first generated the idea while interning at Google before his senior year of college. He was paying nearing $2,000 a month for a shared room on Google’s campus, and wanted to find a way to cut his living expenses.

Upon graduating from college, Brandon took matters into his own hands, buying a 16-foot 2006 Ford truck for $10,000 with his signing bonus from Google.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!

Brandon compares his living expenses for those few months on Google’s campus to burning money. He gained nothing. “You’re not putting equity in anything and you’re not building it up for a future,” the young man says. Now his only monthly bill is $121 for truck insurance. Google pays the phone bill and everything else is battery powered.

The 128-square foot living space is nothing to brag about. Brandon has a bed, dresser and make-shift closet rack. He showers after working out at the campus gym and eats all his meals on campus . . .when he isn’t eating out at the finer restaurants of San Francisco with the money he saves on rent.


The one downside to Brandon’s bedroom situation? He can’t exactly bring a girl over for a romantic evening.


Google Campus Photo:

Outside Truck Photo:

Inside Truck Photo:


Interesting Legal Sites You May Like




Search Now

Mid-level Litigation Attorney with motions experience


Seattle office of our client seeks mid-level litigation attorney with 3-5 years of experience, inclu...

Apply Now

Environmental /Land Use Attorney with 2-3 years of experience

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office of our client seeks environmental /land use attorney with 2-3 years of experien...

Apply Now

Litigation Attorney with 2-5 years of insurance defense experience


Jacksonville office of our client seeks litigation attorney with 2-5 years of previous insurance def...

Apply Now

Tax Associate with Real Estate / Capital Markets Experience


Chicago office is seeking a tax attorney with 3-5 years of experience. Significant experience in rea...

Apply Now




Boutique East Bay litigation defense firm is seeking a junior to mid-level attorney. Candidates for ...

Apply now

Managing Director, Litigation Finance Investments


Title                ...

Apply now

Contract Associate


Seeking lawyer with at least 2 yrs experience in complex real estate transactional matters, with wil...

Apply now

Senior Associate Attorney


We are a boutique-sized law firm (6 attys) seeking a self-motivated litigation senior associate from...

Apply now

Most Popular


To Top