The Senate and House have now both passed their own versions of a tax bill. Now comes the difficult part — reconciling the differences.
Real estate brokers say the proposed tax changes would hit expensive cities the hardest.
Jerry Howard, CEO of the National Association of Home Builders, discusses why the group is against the tax bill.
My husband and I have extra money each month, a healthy emergency savings account, and we save for retirement through our work plans. (I should point out we are in our 20s.) We recently bought a home and now have a mortgage of $130,000 at 4 percent interest. We also have approximately $80,000 in student loan debt for our graduate degrees at 6.8 percent interest. With our extra spending money each month, should we tackle the student loan debt first? Pay down the mortgage? Both? Or some other option? Carolyn, Duluth, MN
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