Most of us make at least one mortgage payment every month. It’s not one of our favorite things to do, but we do it so that we can continue to have a place to live. Those of us with rental properties probably make a mortgage payment every month for each property.
This week, I learned of a painless way to pay off your mortgage—one or many—early. According to Kristen Berman, co-founder of Irrational Labs (a behavioral economics company), one simple hack can help you pay off your mortgage up to eight years early. That’s right. One simple behavioral twist can save you thousands of dollars in interest on your mortgage…painlessly.