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No. of Recommendations: 3
Some thoughts:
How secure is your j.o.b.?

How quickly could you rebuild an efund if you raided it?

I'd use at least part of your money to put towards debt and eliminate a negative interest situation. It doesn't have to be all or none and you should answer the above and base it from there.

Figure out what you will walk away with from the closing table. It isn't hard. Ask your realtor(if any) or banker to help if you are unsure.

Get gazelle intense and finish off your debt. The security that a lack of debt offers would make a great gift to your bride.

Leave around $2500 worth of car money...just in case your low mileage fairly late model car should have a major meltdown.

Commit to being weird and NOT having a car payment.

Think ahead 3-5 years or more and get cooking!

Talk to some old married couples or a counselor/pastor about how important a rock is. Personally I have been married for 15 years on a $99 CZ. The stone was lost and replaced about ten years ago with the same. I am glad an expensive diamond was neither lost nor needed.

Enjoy the journey!


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