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I know you said used to be but could you Please tell me the tax benifit of carrying a mortgage when you don't need to? If I pay $1000 a year in taxes and am in say a 28% tax bracket I save $280 on taxes. So it is a good idea to spend $1000 to save 280? I have to say I have always thought this was an argument for the mortgage brokers to con the ignorant never thought I would see it on the fool. If you can point me to something that really tells me those numbers are wrong?

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