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Subject:  Re: How did you do it? Date:  11/29/2000  6:44 PM
Author:  Institution Number:  15427 of 128123

I'm finding this a really interesting thread. We haven't yet bought a house, so I can't speak about our experience putting together a down payment and moving, triumphant, into our humble abode. How I wish I could! So I'll just talk about how we didn't do that.

Our student loan debt (originally over $100k) will be at $37k by the end of this year. From that point, we'll be sitting on it for a year because the interest is subsidized for that time. I feel a little guilty about that, since we could reasonably afford to make payments during that time, but honestly, our lenders