Today, I have a great article from a reader, Rob from Mustard Seed Money. Rob was able to pay off his $400,000 mortgage in just 7.5 years, all before he was 32 years old. Below is his story, enjoy!
I was one of those weird kids that couldn’t wait to graduate from college. I’ve always had a long-term focus and viewed college as a stepping stone. One day during my freshman year, I remember walking to class with a friend saying that I couldn’t wait to graduate and start making some money.
My friend turned to me with an incredulous look and confessed he planned to live it up while he could.
Needless to say, I probably didn’t enjoy college as much as others did.
I had too strong of a focus on life after college to ensure that I’d reach the life goals that I had set up for myself. I wanted to obtain a good job, get married, buy a house and fill it up with some kiddos.
Of course, what actually ended up happening did not follow the order that I had envisioned. But, I can honestly say I love the way things turned out. [Read more…]