Originally Posted by Milton
FWIW, I agree with her. Retiring debt is almost always prudent.
You say you agree with her, but you say "almost always" vs. her stance (according to Shawn's post; I don't really know her stance) of pay off mortgage, "no exceptions." That's not really an agreement. Her unequivocal statement vs. your conditional statement. Just saying...
FWIW, I think it's more complicated and thus conditional, but on the other hand it's never really a bad
idea to pay off mortgage debt, especially for the majority of people who would just blow it on stuff if they didn't.