SkierMom wrote:avenger wrote:That being said, I personally (barring any major capital gains) would use my taxable account to pay off some off some of the debt and make an effort to get that debt gone.
No way should the OP be doing this before getting married.
bertie wooster wrote:Get the nicer house - you won't regret it.
As for your friend, putting more money down significantly reduces the risk of your mortgage being underwater. I don't think his argument holds much merit.