Three reasons I’m paying my mortgage off early even though it doesn’t make financial sense

Christy Bieber •
The Motley Fool
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Paying off your mortgage early really doesn’t make financial sense. Your mortgage interest rate is probably lower than the rate of return you could earn on investments, which means you’ll likely end up with less money by prepaying your mortgage than you would’ve if you’d taken that cash and invested it.  Because of the opportunity

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Nine ways to lower your mortgage payment

Choncé Maddox •
Money Under 30
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A high mortgage payment can account for a large amount of your income, leaving you with very little to cover the rest of your regular living expenses. As a general rule of thumb, we recommend trying to keep your mortgage costs low, preferably under 30 percent of your take-home income. If you’re wondering how to

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Tax rules on 10 different retirement accounts and investments

Founder, WEALTH MANAGER, Wealth Adviser, and Carlos Dias Jr. •
Kiplinger
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For a tax-conscious investor, finding tax-efficient investments is the key to successfully saving for retirement. Not everyone thinks about the tax consequences on their investments and trusts that their financial advisers will be knowledgeable before making a recommendation. Often, it is a challenge for advisers to educate themselves on all of the tax laws that

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