Monthly Archives: March 2010

First Extra Principal Payment Has Been Sent

A few days ago, I made my very first mortgage payment.  It felt so good, today, when I logged on to our mortgage company’s website and saw that the payment has posted.  It felt not-so-good to see just how much … Continue reading

Posted in Debt Reduction, Mortgage | 8 Comments

Automated And It Feels So Good

I’ve always resisted fully automating our finances.  Recently, however, I’ve had a change of heart.  Now, not only are most of our monthly bills paid online, but I’ve also automated deposits for savings, and payments towards our mortgage. We have … Continue reading

Posted in Banking | 6 Comments

Are You “Over” Spending?

Have you gotten to the point where you are “over” spending – as in -you just don’t feel like buying “stuff” anymore? There was a time when I wanted “stuff” – a nicer car, a bigger television, a newer computer, … Continue reading

Posted in Frugality | 10 Comments

The Plan Of Attack – How I Plan To Pay Off My Mortgage Early

My wife and recently purchased our first home.  Here is my plan to pay off our 15 year mortgage in 10 years – or less! Opening Fire – We will us online bill pay to make our regular, monthly mortgage … Continue reading

Posted in Debt Reduction, Mortgage | 13 Comments