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The last and final payment to Sallie Mae posted yesterday morning. We have now officially paid off our student loan debt, 18 years ahead of schedule. No kidding!!

Estimated payoff date was May 2022. Yowzer.

The kicker is, that we have an automatic draft set up where SM withdrew the payment on the 19th of each month from our bank account. I sent the final, 10-day payoff amount last week, it posted yesterday, and guess what happened today (August 19)? Sure enough, they withdrew the standard monthly amount, even though a check of our account online showed a balance of -7.50 as of yesterday. Oh well, I guess now they owe us more than $7.50. It's about time the tables were turned!
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