July 19, 2024

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I would like to get your thoughts about the pros and cons of paying off a mortgage before retiring. I think the conventional wisdom is to pay it off, if possible. Are there any exceptions?
You’re right about the “conventional wisdom.” And I happen to agree with it. But yes: There can be exceptions.
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