[Guest Post] Freedom Fighter Interview #8 – Kevin Shryock

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Today we have the 8th of a series of interviews. During this series we will be show casing other Freedom Fighters from around the world. I am excited to introduce you to our eighth guest, Kevin Shryock of InspiritFinancial.com. Read Kevin’s awesome story below. And if you would like to be featured in the Freedom Fighter interview series then be sure to check out the Guest Posting page for more information (it’s open to anyone that is willing to share their fight for freedom: Time Freedom, Location Freedom, and Financial Freedom). Now I will turn it over to Kevin… I used to think that all you need to become rich is a thrifty mindset and a well-paying job. Now I know better. I graduated …

Murder Your Mortgage in 7 Years Q&A

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Last month I published a post that detailed my strategy to pay down a 30 year mortgage that I only recently obtained last year. I will be the first to admit that it goes against the conventional wisdom and there have been two questions that have popped up consistently that I thought I would take some time to answer: Question 1: Why do you advocate paying down your mortgage and thus losing out on the tax savings from interest paid? This is a great question to very controversial advice depending on who you talk to. If you would have asked me a few years ago I would had said this was absolutely a mistake. But my thinking has changed over the years. There …