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Time and time again, I see people choosing to focus either a mortgage or an investment but not both at the same time. But which option is better to start with? In this article, I will show you how you can invest AND pay off your mortgage without the diminishing effects of either process. I want to show you that it’s possible to pay off your mortgage and invest simultaneously. More often than not, such a decision often depends on your financial situation. While many people believe that paying off money is best since it saves on your interest payments, others may want to invest their extra

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January 4, 2021

How to pay off a 30 year home mortgage in 5-7 years (2021)

How to pay off a 30 year home mortgage in 5 to 7 years. This is the most up to date version of our explanation on how you can pay off a 30-year mortgage in just 5 to 7 years on average. In the video, I will demonstrate how a banking strategy can be used to pay off a 30 year home mortgage in just 5-7 years without sending double payments, changing your current level of income, without refinancing, without loan modification, and without hurting your credit. Download Our FREE Strategy Calculator: https://chopmymortgage.com Key Parts: 0:00 Introduction 0:40 Disclaimer 0:54 Why is Your Mortgage Dangerous? 6:11 Why you should never Refinance!? 8:13 Intro to HELOC 8:32 HELOC vs Mortgage 11:19 Intro to Average Daily Interest 15:00 Intro to 1st Lien HELOC Strategy 22:52 Recession Impact on HELOC? 23:51 Free HELOC Calculator Download Disclaimer: I am not an attorney, accountant, or financial planner. This video is intended to be an educational video. This video should not be taken as financial, legal, and/or tax advice. Sam Kwak is a Certified Credit Counselor #11613. This is not a credit counseling session. I suggest that all viewers consult with professionals prior to implementing any or all parts of our strategy. RECAP OF THE VIDEO: I start this video with an explanation as to why a 30-year mortgage is like a trap for 21st-century homeowners. The reason being is that Americans (and Canadians) experience frequent life changes that cause them to move or they are eluded to refinancing because the refinance rates might be low. Unfortunately, such an event happens before 7-10 years into the mortgage. In the first 5-7 years, the vast majority of your mortgage payment goes straight to interest payment. A very small portion of your monthly payment actually goes to pay down the principal balance of the mortgage. Fortunately, there is a way to escape this. We’re going to introduce a new tool to help us with this called a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) A HELOC is different than a traditional mortgage in several ways. The two main things to remember are (1) a HELOC is a revolving line of credit – which means you have the ability to pay back and re-use any available limit of the HELOC; and (2) a HELOC uses average daily interest calculation (simple interest) instead of an amortization interest calculation which is used by your 30-year mortgage. There’s a common myth out there saying that HELOC interest rates are always variable and higher. This isn’t true… There are HELOCs out there with fixed interests rate and some even have lower interest rates. Now, in 2021 – the best version of this strategy (in my opinion) is to use a 1st lien HELOC to completely replace your mortgage. By doing this, we now only have one debt against your home. No more 30 year amortized mortgage! Just a 1st lien HELOC. With the 1st lien HELOC, you’re now able to deposit all of your income (and event savings) into the HELOC balance to reduce the average daily balance – which ultimately means a lower interest amount you’ll pay on a daily basis. Doing this will keep the interest bill low while still being able to draw the funds out for expenses, emergencies, or even a rare investment opportunity. Now, you may have questions such as a.) couldn’t the banks freeze my HELOC? b.) are the banks still lending HELOCs? c.) how do you qualify for a HELOC? d.) What if I don’t have any equity? – I answer most of these questions on our […]
June 29, 2020

Velocity Banking: HELOC to Pay off Your Mortgage FASTER (Step-By-Step)

Velocity Bank! Does it ACTUALLY help you pay off your mortgage faster using a HELOC? Can you use a HELOC to pay off your mortgage? In this video, we’re going to explain the Velocity Banking Strategy Step by Step. We’ll illustrate how does the Velocity Banking concept work, how it ACTUALLY saves you money and time, and at the end of the video, I’ll leave you with a FREE Velocity Banking Calculator to download: FREE VELOCITY BANKING HELOC CALCULATOR: http://chopmymortgage.com So how does the Velocity Banking Strategy actually works? Here in the Kwak Brothers, we call it the Accelerated Banking Strategy. To start off, this strategy does rely on having a line of credit – like a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) This strategy WILL work with a 1st lien HELOC, 2nd lien HELOC, Personal Line of Credit (PLOC), and even some cases – credit cards. A HELOC has features that mortgages don’t and the BIG feature is the “Open-Ended” feature. So here’s the “traditional” version of the velocity banking strategy: (2nd Lien HELOC Version) You take a chunk of a HELOC and do a principal payment against the mortgage. Essentially, you did a balance transfer from the mortgage to the HELOC. From there, you’re going to put ALL of your income and savings into the HELOC. Remember, you can ALWAYS draw the money back out from the HELOC anytime you want. Think of the HELOC as your new savings account. This effect allows for the average daily balance to go down – thus you pay less interest. With the money you DIDN’T pay for interest – now goes to principal which pays down the HELOC faster than the mortgage. The next version of the Velocity Banking Strategy is using a 1st lien HELOC instead. With this version of the Velocity Banking strategy, you’re completely replacing your mortgage with a 1st lien HELOC. Once you replace your mortgage with a HELOC, you do a similar pattern with the 2nd lien HELOC Velocity Banking. You’ll dump all of your income into the HELOC to lower the average daily balance. Here’s a bit of a bonus tip that I DON’T regularly share on YouTube… I only share this with my students and coaching clients… You can also use a credit card to hold all expenses and operating expenses for 30 days while your income stays parked in the HELOC. This allows for the HELOC balance to stay low for a long time which means you’ll end up paying less interest. After the 30 day period, you’ll use the HELOC to completely pay off the credit card so that you don’t end up paying any interest on the credit.