Many of your clients are asking this question: Should I pay off my mortgage? It’s a big decision to pay off a home, but there isn’t a lot of discussion about it.
You are ideally situated to lead your clients through the complex decision-making process that can guide them to the best action. To support your diligent conversations, you can rely on the “Should I Pay Off My Mortgage?” flowchart.
Doesn’t It Make Sense To Pay Off A Mortgage?
That’s one school of thought, for sure. For many, being free and clear of a mortgage can feel like a burden has been lifted. Others, however, may want to direct cash into the stock market to participate in market returns.
The reality, though, is that there is nuance to the decision. The “Should I Pay Off My Mortgage” flowchart helps you navigate the gray areas with your clients. When you introduce the flowchart into a client meeting, you and your clients can:
- Thoroughly weigh the pros and cons involved in the decision and how they relate to your clients’ financial situations.
- Recognize the degree of flexibility your clients may or may not have after paying off a mortgage.
- Consider any tax implications that may result from paying off the mortgage.
- Identify sound reasons for paying off the mortgage.
- Determine the best course of action.
Be Your Clients’ Hero
Your clients don’t know what they don’t know. And honestly, a decision that was great for their neighbors may not be great for your clients. There’s a lot to consider. Using the “Should I Pay Off My Mortgage?” flowchart can help reveal the decision’s impact. Without your leadership, your clients might overlook the benefits and detriments of paying off a mortgage.
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