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Seems like it's about time for a mortgage update, not that there's much rhyme or reason to when I do them. Looks like we will probably pay the whole thing off in the next few months. There has been quite a bit of discussion about paying mortgages off on the Retirement Investing board. I realize this is not necessarily the best use of our finds. However, it's the one that DH and I are most comfortable with. And a 3.5% (minus the tax benefits) rate of return is better than keeping the money in a savings account or under a mattress.

Here is the original post about the mortgage:
And here is the most recent post:


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
July, 2017 $ 217,768

Paid since January, 2013 $ 136,232

ThyPeace, and there's stock that's doing fine right now. And the farm land that keeps producing rent money from soy and corn.
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