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Yet Another Reason to Dislike Mortgages

Here’s a nice little blurb I found about the origin of the word: “Mortgage” “The origin of the word “mortgage” is intriguing. It is a French word generally believed to be derived from two Latin words–”mort” (meaning death) and “gage” (meaning pledge or something of value that’s forfeited if the debt is not repaid). Although […]