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A collection of the best articles we’ve featured on Home Ownership.

Early Retirement in The U.S. vs Abroad
Pauline Paquin  |  Reach Financial Independence

We have no mortgage, we live on about $1,000 per month with a full time staff, two cars, a motor boat and a couple of trips abroad during the year.

SITCOM — Single Income, Two Children, Oppressive Mortgage
RBD  |  Retire Before Dad

Taking on an oversized mortgage in your 20s or 30s is tough, but at least you have time to build your income and pay it off… Upsizing a mortgage later in life runs the risk of prolonging a career.

The Magical Money-Saving Sweater
Kalie  |  Pretend To Be Poor

Most wives would probably sneak this abomination into the garbage, but this sweater saves us tens of thousands of dollars, so it’s staying.

Three White Tenants, One Asian Landlord: A Story About Opportunity
Sam Dogen  |  Financial Samurai

Here’s the thing about owning rental property. It not only provides shelter, it also provides income that you might not be able to earn because of who you are.

Home Ownership is NOT Real Estate Investing
Leif Kristjansen  |  Five Year FIRE Escape

I’m not here to tell you where to live. I just don’t want you to feel like you’re some sort of loser if you prefer to rent just because your high school math teacher with a desk full of whisky…