A home mortgage is something that all people expect in life. It is almost like a right of passage in the adulting world. It’s crazy to me how going in to so much debt can make someone so happy. Yes, we all need a home to live in but to know that for THIRTY years you are going to be paying this big chunk of money makes me super stressed out! As my husband tells me, “It is unavoidable.” I tend to think he’s wrong, it IS avoidable if you’re smart about it. Of course there aren’t many people who can outright pay for their house, I by no means am close to doing this! But you bet my bottom dollar I am going to do everything I can to make sure it doesn’t take me THIRTY years to pay it. My secret? Remembering to pay the PRINCIPAL.
The following is a true story about my sweet in-laws who I