We got the news today that the townhouse we rent out is officially paid off*. I got the call from the bank**, and told Mr L right away, and asked him how we should celebrate. This was his immediate suggestion:
“We should go out to eat on Monday (a holiday) and tip the waitress who has to work that day the amount of a mortgage payment.”
I’m ashamed I didn’t think of that, and in awe at his generosity.
*It’s just a tiny townhouse that I was able to get by myself while working in customer service, but it’s officially ours now!
**The bank rep also told me that they charge a “$250 mortgage dismissal fee”. What kind of BS is that to charge someone for paying off a loan?!?!?!