This past week, we received a lot of negative feedback for paying off our mortgage early. There was name-calling, swear words and someone even said “you are ruining people’s lives!” Woah, yikes. While we’re very happy with our decision, we realize it’s not for everyone. Nicole and I review why people may be throwing shade […]
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.
Yolanda wants to pay extra toward her mortgage but she’s not sure if she’s doing it correctly. Holden Lewis, a Mortgage Expert from NerdWallet, joins me to help her out. We discuss how to ensure your extra mortgage payments are going toward the principal and how refinancing your mortgage may fit into the picture. Episode […]
I love living mortgage-free. The freedom our family has after we decided to pay off our mortgage early is incredible. But just because I love my paid-off house, doesn’t mean I think everyone should rush off and do that right away. There are other important financial actions to consider first. To help us discuss those […]
If you’ve been following the Dave Ramsey Baby Steps, you know there is a sequential order to each and every money decision. So when you’ve finally reached Baby Step 7, how do you invest your money going forward? That’s what Christie from Cincinnati is wondering today. Andy, I love the podcast. I have two questions. […]
Samantha and her husband are trying to decide on a 15-year vs. a 30-year mortgage. She wants to pay off the mortgage faster and he wants to “have options” Scott Trench and Mindy Jensen, co-hosts of the wildly popular BiggerPockets Money Podcast and the authors of the new book, “First Time Home Buyer”, join me […]
I’ve created a lot of content around the benefits of a paid-off house. One thing I haven’t dived into much is the disadvantages of paying off your mortgage. I received a question from Maria on YouTube and here it is … “I am very tempted to pay the house. But everyone tells me that it […]