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Car Payment Anniversary

In March of 2009 Mrs. C. and I bought our 2004 Honda Odyssey for around $15,000. We had always driven beater cars and had a string of 3 in a row that lasted less than a year, including one we had to replace the transmission in twice.  We chose to …

Paying the house off early

Paying Extra On The House

Moments ago I made the first large step towards accelerating our mortgage.  I transferred $5,000 to our loan, dropping our balance to below $100,000 and taking over 2 years off the back end of the mortgage.  I originally wanted to throw closer to $10,000 at the house, but fell short …