Way to go! Congrats!
This is a discussion on "freedom!" within the Bob & Terry's Place forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Proverbs 22:7 The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender. This verse has been stuck in my head ever ...
Proverbs 22:7 The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender.
This verse has been stuck in my head ever since Mrs. Stove and I took the Financial Peace course at our church about 5 years ago. Have worked long and hard since to get out of debt (with a few (dozen) gun purchases aside) and finally did it!
Paid off the mortgage today!!
In the words of William Wallace -
That's fantastic! Congratulations! We'll never get there but we have a 3.65 interest rate so we're good with that.
It's very impressive that you've paid off your mortgage!
Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.- Mark Twain
Good for you, man. Thats a very big deal, especially in todays economic times.
You know, I remember when I was a boy, how churches would preach that "debt was slavery". They were right, too.
"...there is no arguing with such snivelling puppies, who allow superiors to kick them about deck at pleasure."
– Captain Bellamy
That's great! We have worked hard to pay off our debt. The only debt we have left is the mortgage. We're looking forward to the day it is paid off.
"... advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill." -J.R.R. Tolkien
Oh awesome Stoveman, congrats to you and the Mrs ~ you both did what so many have strived to do.
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That is truly wonderful! I remember the feeling - like suddenly losing 50 pounds off of your shoulders. Almost floating.
Then, building some savings to assist in staying out of debt as a way of life is the "way to go"!
Getting old was not on my list of "things to do" in the Golden Years!
Talking to each other here is good, but taking action is better.
Congrats!! But change your video to a much more uplifting "Freedom" video:
Nothing makes you want to jump and shout more than ARETHA!!!!
Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?”
And I said, “Here am I. Send me!”
Good old Dave.... You know have the "status symbol of choice".
"Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet."
-General James Mattis, USMC
Proverbs 27:12 says: “The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it.”
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