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I got a statement for an account that only sends statements every six months today, so I decided to do a financial update for all our finances. I'll leave most of that to the side, but the mortgage is worth a post.

Here is the original post about the mortgage: http://boards.fool.com/thypeace-irregular-update-31830450.as...

And here is the most recent post: http://boards.fool.com/thypeace-mortgage-update-32537820.asp...

Reading back through the original post I see that I was working on increasing DH's TSP contributions and hoping to have him able to start making catch-up contributions as well as maxing out the regular contributions. DH and I are now both maxing out our TSPs, including catch-up contributions. I'm glad of that.

Results:

Date               Balance    

January, 2013 $ 354,000
June, 2015 $ 330,466
February, 2016 $ 297,421
August, 2016 $ 272,811
October, 2016 $ 260,225
December, 2016 $ 255,747
April, 2017 $ 239,976

Since June 2015 $ 114,024


Back when we did the remodel in 2012, I added $111k to the mortgage, bringing it from $243k to a frightening $354k. With the most recent payment I sent this week, the mortgage is finally less than it was before the remodel. What a relief.


ThyPeace, almost a third done.
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