Your kids and grandkids have a safe place to go if the economy gets a lot worse... which is possible. Home paid off - that’s safety.
5 acres too. Complete with enough oak to keep warm for their lifetimes, a well with a manual pump for emergencies, deer, lots of the other white meat ( squirrel), some cleared land for growing and all the weapons and ammo they will need to hunt and defend.
Grammy and I are self sufficient types.
Not really. Taxes on property. Broke state and local government. 90% inheritance taxes.
Rats won’t be happy until the government owns everything and theres no private wealth.