Episode Category: Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

Paying off your mortgage early is an incredible feeling. You gain a sense of freedom that is indescribable.

I’m a Mortgage-Free Millionaire. Now What?

I’m a Mortgage-Free Millionaire. Now What? Couple on the beach

You’ve saved and invested aggressively. Your net worth now exceeds $1,000,000. And you even paid off your mortgage! What do you do with your money now that you’re a mortgage-free millionaire? Well, that’s a question I received from Shane and here it is: “I have always been motivated and goal-oriented. We became millionaires at 36 […]

Stop Investing to Pay Off the Mortgage Faster? (Why I Like Coast FIRE First)

Stop Investing to Pay Off the Mortgage Faster? (Why I Like Coast FIRE First) Couple by laptop thinking

For those who are working to become mortgage-free, you might ask yourself if it makes sense to stop investing to pay off the mortgage faster. This can be a difficult decision to make. That’s where our friend Kevin is today. Here’s his question: “I’m really close to paying off the mortgage. I believe I can […]

Keep the Mortgage for the Mortgage Interest Tax Deduction?

Keep the Mortgage for the Mortgage Interest Tax Deduction? Dad with kids in front of house

Does it make sense to pay off your mortgage if you lose the mortgage interest tax deduction? This is a common question people struggle with who are considering paying off their mortgage. Will my paid-off home be worse for my tax situation? It’s no wonder this is a common question. Unless you’re a tax professional, taxes […]

Brennan Schlagbaum: Losing Motivation to Pay Off My Mortgage. What Do I Do?

Brennan Schlagbaum: Losing Motivation to Pay Off My Mortgage. What Do I Do? Brennan Schlagbaum

Kevin has been working on paying off his mortgage for years but now he’s having second thoughts. Real estate investing sounds much more interesting to him now. Brennan Schlagbaum, the founder of Budgetdog, joins me to discuss how Kevin can find his motivation to earn his paid-off house (or use his money for rental properties). […]

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