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I just watched yet another “Personal Finance Guru” on cable TV who recommends NOT to invest in rental income properties, but instead to invest in municipal bonds, claiming that such debt instruments are paying 5% to 6% tax free and are much safer than rental properties. To use the guru’s favorite retort, “Are you kidding [...]
I just heard a personal finance expert recommend paying off a mortgage that has 14 years remaining. Here are the parameters of the 30-year fixed rate loan:
Debt Present Value: 229,880Remaining Term: 168 (16 years paid, 14 years left)Annual Interest Rate: 6.6% (fixed over 30 years)Monthly Debt Service: -2,100 (principal + interest)Annual Debt Service: -25,200
From these parameters, [...]