More Americans are attempting to pay off their home loans faster, and according to the recent U.S. Census data, 34% no longer have mortgages. While it may be difficult, there are methods that can help paying off your home more quickly such as, paying extra monthly payments or just adding $100 onto your monthly payment; Refinancing to a lower interest rate but continuing to pay a higher monthly payment. Also, designate any extra money such as odd jobs or bonuses towards your mortgage. Experts say it may not be smart for everyone to pay off their mortgage early, and if you are considering it, you should speak with your financial advisor first. More here