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Old 06-12-2011, 03:23 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Paid off the Focus today...NO more payments!

Bought it Memorial Day wknd of '07 and paid it off 11 months early by sending an additional $50 per month,sometimes more.
Financed the car with 0.9% so it didn't seem to make too much sense going crazy trying to pay it off.

So now we own all of our cars and only carry a balance on the home...good feeling to have...but we'll still make those "payments" into our retirement accounts.


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Old 06-12-2011, 03:39 PM   #2
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congrats man, i remember when i paid mine off almost 2 years early, its a great feeling!
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Old 06-12-2011, 03:41 PM   #3
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Congrats. Yeah - it's nice not having payments.
You've got a pretty good 'investment plan' with those 3 Chevys, too......
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I am working my way to paying mine off early. Owed like 11 or 12K the dat I got it and a year later I owe 8K. Payments are 187.82 for me and I normally do at least 195. I do 250 If I am busy at work and am not gonna be spending money.
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Its sure nice to have it paid off.
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Old 06-12-2011, 06:53 PM   #6
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That just means it's time to buy a new one!

Seriously, congrats, it's a great feeling, enjoy it as long as you can!


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Yeah.. it is a good feeling... earlier this year I paid off the Colorado... had the home paid for and the motorcycle... life just threw me a curve... my ex left...and I finally had to file for divorce... the upside is the 2011 Focus is a GREAT car... nice styling, great ride... and great fuel economy.
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Congrats!!! Reminds of the bumper sticker my dad had on his beat up Chevy van:

"Don't Laugh,It's Paid For!!!"
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You've got a pretty good 'investment plan' with those 3 Chevys, too......
LOL...we shall see.
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Congratulations! Debt free is the way to be.
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