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Our sons have been nuts about Lego's since our oldest was three and our home has been a plastic engineering lab ever since.  We often complain about stepping on bricks but must admit our boys' high mechanical and design abilities wouldn't be what they are without Lego!  We have always wanted to take them to a Lego event or park and know they would love every minute of it, except for the minute we have to go home. 

2 years, 6 months ago on Brick Loads of LEGO Fun Come to Michigan [Plus a Giveaway!]


This is extremely helpful!  Thank you for this informative and not overly technical explanation!

We have a mortgage with a 6.25 interest rate and 30k left to pay.  PLUS four boys needing college funding (one very soon) and PLUS an opportunity to invest in our 401K with an employer who is matching up to 17K JUST THIS YEAR.  (he evaluates yearly on how is the business doing)

We have 30k that needs to go somewhere other than a savings account.

We also are thinking of moving to another neighborhood. 

No other debts at all.


It seems wise to take advantage of the 401k matching up to it's max and put the rest into the mortgage, but we really do want to get rid of that mortgage payment.  However, we really wanted to get rid of that mortgage!  I wonder if we could pay off the mortgage and get a rock bottom rate home equity loan?  We have never even looked into such things and dont' know the rules.


OR, move to another home with a lower interest rate mortgage.


Still a little confused, but much less than I was before.

2 years, 8 months ago on Pay Off Mortgage Early Or Invest- The Complete Guide