Paying for a roof over your head is usually the top-line item of any budget.
Rob and Reshawn Lee viewed their mortgage payment as one of the biggest barriers keeping them from quitting their jobs and becoming entrepreneurs.
Rob had a successful career in IT, and Reshawn worked in sales. Together, they would take home more than $200,000 in a good year.
The Lees were grateful for their income but not passionate about their work.
So the couple came up with a plan: pay off their mortgage, quit their jobs and start their own travel and real estate businesses.
They had purchased a $300,000 home in 2013 near Dallas with a 15-year loan, putting 10% down. Freeing up the more than $2,600 they paid each…