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We paid ours off earlier in the year. DH initially wanted to throw all extra money at the mortgage, I talked him into allowing me to use 25% for stocks and the rest for the mortgage. I eventually worked him up to reversing the ratio and we still paid off a 30 yr in under 7 yrs.

I understand the math, but marriage is a partnership and we negotiate important things. He is incredibly debt-adverse. And I have to admit, the feeling of knowing it is ours is pretty cool.

Hopefully this will be our final home until we decide to downsize.

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