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why not pay off the house and then redirect the former mortgage payment into investing?

I have always been horrified at how much interest adds to your cost basis in a home. I hate paying to use someone else's money ie the loan. I want someone paying me to use my cash.

maybe you should calculate how much 30 years of paying interest is going to add to the cost of your house? See how much you can save by not doing it.

In fact, I would consider making 2 payments per month. This second payment goes to principle and your loan gets paid off double fast. We paid off a 15 year mortgage in 7 years. That lack of mortgage frees up a lot of investment dollars
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