February will mark the last payment on our mortgage. It almost seems surreal. With that reality looming so close, we’ve been weighing our options on what to do with the additional money we will have each month once the mortgage payments end.
I was approaching year 9 on my well-heeled automobile. It had served me well until I realized I had taken it in for servicing three times during the past year. The maintenance costs were rising and I knew it was time to consider an upgrade.