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I'd let the mortgage run its course.
The 8% is tax deductable. You can get very good tax free bonds at 5 1/2%, with no tax ever. These bonds would be liquid.
Further, the money in MMs is available for your needs and wants without any hassle. If you get sick and need big $$$, it would be harder to refinance after you are retired.
You've already qualified for the mortgage, paid your closing costs, etc etc. I'd opt for the liquidity and leave the mortgage where it is.
Best wishes, Chris
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