…ws where he wants to put it, but until we have the cash, that’s as far as it goes. As we get older, it’s hard not to think about what we’re leaving behind for our daughter and granddaughter, and for once it doesn’t look like just a bunch of debt.
Tops on our Grand Retirement Plan: get out of debt. Paid off the mortgage (yippee!); spent the next few years after that catching up on all the maintenance things that weren’t getting done while we paid off the mortgage (new roof; fix flooding problems in basement). Set up a savings plan so property taxes are painless, or at least semi-automatic. And then life happened, in terms of unexpected expenses. <sigh> But we’re in better shape financially than 94% of our peers! [I made that number up. Don’t tell Deb.]