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Don’t Fall For This Mortgage Pitch

Today I’m writing with a warning for anyone who has a mortgage. There are third-party companies that may target you with advertisements. These ads will promise to reduce the term of your mortgage by 6 to 10 years by setting up ...

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6 Steps To Mortgage Freedom

I recently revealed the 6-step process I used to pay off my mortgage in an article I wrote for money expert Clark Howard. I’ve written about many of those steps on this website, but I’ll recap in case you don’t ...

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8 Open House Mistakes to Avoid

I’ve been touring a few open houses on the weekends lately. It’s been an enlightening experience because the city where I currently live is a lot different from Atlanta, where I paid off my $86,000 mortgage in two years. It’s ...

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Throwback: My Mortgage Payoff Hustle

In the spirit of Throwback Thursday, I’m taking a trip down memory lane to share details about how I paid off my $86,000 mortgage in 2 years.  It all began in October 2010. After touring dozens of condos, I settled on a one-bedroom, ...

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Things I Wish I Knew Before Buying a Home

Buying a home is an exciting, but stressful time. I should know. I’ve been through the home buying process twice before. First in 2008 and again in 2010. I paid off the $86,000 mortgage on the latest property in two years. ...

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3 Ways I Paid Off My Mortgage Faster

Welcome Rockstar Finance visitors! Since writing this post a few months ago, I’ve written a much more comprehensive one, 6 Steps to Mortgage Freedom. I hope you’ll check that post out after reading this one. Thanks again for dropping by! ...

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9 Financial Core Values to Live By

We all have our own set of core values in life. Work hard. Be loyal. Don’t lie. Have a positive attitude… But have you thought about your financial core values? Here are mine: 1. AVOID ALL DEBT Long before I paid ...

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