What I Sold To Pay Off My Mortgage

As a follow up to my article on paying off my mortgage, I promised to post which stocks I sold, when I sold them, and what the price was if readers showed any interest in that information. I received a few e-mails requesting those details so, as promised, here is the data: February 29, 2012 Sales: TransCanada Pipeline – $43.02 Sun Life Financial – $$21.70 Proctor and Gamble (USD) – $67.70

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Paid Off Mortgage – Now What?

A comment from a reader, Joe, on the recent article outlining why I paid off my mortgage  has prompted me to complete this follow up article on what happens next! How Does It Feel? In Joe’s comment, he offered up that I had missed a reason to pay off my mortgage and that is the peace of mind that it offers. While he is correct that it does offer peace

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Why I Paid Off My Mortgage Early

As some of you might know, I have had a frequent battle with myself about whether or not to pay off my mortgage early. Because I was paying just 2.5% on the mortgage proceeds, it was a very difficult decision to sell off some of my equity holdings and liquidate some of my savings to pay the mortgage out completely. At the beginning of March 2012, I started selling off some stocks and

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