This week marked three years to the day since we paid off the mortgage in 2019. I decided to run the numbers, talk about why I don’t value the numbers, and answer some long-forgotten questions about being mortgage free.
Today I’m reflecting on mortgage free life. Three months ago, I hit the submit button on the mortgage companies website, getting rid of the last debt we had. Today I’m talking about different aspects of debt free living – from the mentality of “we don’t have a mortgage, so we can afford it!” to how life doesn’t necessarily change in the ways you think it might.
Good morning (or afternoon or evening, depending on when you’re reading this)! Today I decided to write a bit about my love of my 15 year mortgage. You might remember that I wrote last week about how much I hate my mortgage company, code named “Death Star” for their determination to destroy my personal finances. […]
Lately I’m dreaming about mortgage freedom. This may be surprising – after all, my mortgage only has less than 12 years left at 2.75%. The balance over the past three years (since it started-it’s a 15 year) has dropped almost $50k. Every month the balance goes down by over a thousand dollars, thanks to the […]