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yddemyma and I are a study in contrasts. The first debt I wanted to pay off was my student loans. I hated having them--I loved what they'd given me, but I felt they should be paid off ASAP. [I should note that our only other debt at the time was a car loan.]

Then came our original second mortgage. Then it was going to be our main mortgage, but we got a 2nd mortgage again instead, so that's being paid down. The mortgages bother both DH & me greatly--we do hope to pay off the first mortgage in about 10 years after the 2nd's gone if all goes well. To us, a paid off house is an extent of financial security.

And our car loan is last on the list, and unlikely to be paid off before it's time is up. Partly this is because we got a low 3% rate and partly because the other loans couldn't be paid off before this one was over and done with.

Selphiras
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