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Yes, we GET YOUR POINT but psychic peace means more than a 2% spread to some of us. And in the immortal words of Gerald O'Hara: "land, Katie Scarlett, land. It's the only thing that lasts" . Buthey, if you'd rather have Confederate bonds, that's cool.

I don't think anyone is trying to get you to change your habits. If paying off the mortgage gives you peace of mind that is worth more than the 2% spread, then by all means do it. I am one of those that is trying to pay off my mortgage early just because I hate debt of any kind.

BUT this board is dedicated to the Millionaire Mind and what it takes to get to the millionaire status. From that point of view, the extra 2% will get you there faster. I think safety and "psychic peace" may not be that high on the list of many millionaires. Many of them have taken the chance on starting their own businesses even though most new businesses fail. Many of them have taken risks to get their rewards. Many of them ahve forgone "psychic peace" in the short term to attain financial independence. Even then, I bet many of them still like the risk taking even though they don't need to do it anymore.
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