Tag: Money

Nov 03

Investment vs. Loan Payoff

A few weeks back, I was contemplating various ways Jess and I could possibly payoff school debt sooner rather than later.  I had a spreadsheet detailing my current Loan Payment Plan, but I was more than willing to knock months off the bottom of that plan, if at all possible.  So I mulled over several …

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Jul 30

Paying Off Your Loans

    Everybody has debt.  And, I assume, we all want to pay it off.  But how quickly should we pay it off?  Did you know that on a $100,000 home mortgage at 12.0% interest, increasing your monthly payment by only $100 (from $1,100 to $1,200) will save you nearly $50,000 of interest paid over …

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Jul 08

The End of an Era for NASA

STS-135: The Final (Shuttle) Launch This morning marked the beginning of the end of an era.  I say the beginning of the end because the era does not conclusively close until next week, when the Space Shuttle Atlantis returns safely the Earth. The beginning of the end happened at 11:29 A.M. EST as Atlantis’ rocket …

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