In addition to starring in “Barbie”, the blockbuster hit of the summer and arguably the year —it just crossed over the $1 billion box office mark—it turns out Margot Robbie also has a heart of gold. The drop-dead gorgeous star and producer just paid off her mother’s entire mortgage.

“Everything I owed my mom, I had it written down. She’d take money out of the, like, house mortgage [to] lend me money. So I always knew, I was like, ‘I gotta pay that back,'” Robbie recently said on “CBS Sunday Morning.” “I have that piece of paper still. I kept it. Everything I owed my mom, I had it written down. And then one day, when I made enough money, I just paid that whole mortgage off completely.”

“I was like, ‘Mom, don’t even worry about that mortgage anymore. It doesn’t even exist anymore. Honestly,” Robbie added, “Anyone in my position, you’d do that for your mom. Of course, you would.” Robbie did reportedly get a $12.5 million payday for her role in “Barbie” but this is impressive, to say the least. Ugh, she’s beautiful inside and out. Gross.

Now most of us probably aren’t going to get a $12.5 million paycheck any time soon, but, hopefully, you can pay off your mortgage sooner than you think with the right strategy and some hard work. If you own a home, there is a good chance your mortgage payment likely consumes a large amount of your monthly budget so it would be nice to get that taken care of (but probably not as fast as Robbie did it but we can’t all be movie stars.)

Some of the positives of paying off your mortgage early include growing your equity, decreasing your debt, and then paying lower interest because your DTI has now come down.

If the journey to financial freedom seems about as implausible as going to Barbieland then use a tool that can help you see your plan come to life. Credello’s debt payoff calculator is a simple way to help see clearly the amount of money in your budget that can realistically be allocated to debt repayment each month. Use it for any type of fixed loan to compare debt repayment plans like the debt snowball and avalanche methods.

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Strategies you can use to pay off your mortgage early

1. Make extra payments

One of the most effective ways to pay off your home loan faster is by making extra payments. Every dollar counts! You could consider making bi-weekly payments instead of monthly to start. This results in 26 half-payments (equivalent to 13 full payments) per year, which can shave years off your loan term.

2. Pay off high-interest debt first

If you have other high-interest debts (such as credit card debt), consider paying them off first. Once those debts are cleared, you can redirect the money you were putting towards them towards your mortgage.

3. Lump sum payments

Whenever you receive windfalls such as tax refunds, bonuses, or gifts, consider using a portion of that money to make a lump sum payment on your mortgage. This can make a substantial impact on your loan balance.

4. Refinance to a shorter term

This involves reducing your monthly payment by getting a lower interest rate, getting a shorter term to pay off the loan faster by refinancing your 30-year mortgage to a 15-year mortgage and/or switching from an adjustable-rate (ARM) to a fixed-rate mortgage if you think interest rates could go up in the future.

5. Cut unnecessary expenses

Review your monthly expenses and identify areas where you can cut back. Redirect the money saved towards your mortgage payments.

6. Earn extra income

Pick up that side hustle now or learn all about passive income which is potentially money you are just sitting on!

7. Windfall strategy

Similar to what Robbie did (except she was able to do with probably one of her first big paychecks after “The Wolf of Wall Street,” her breakout hit), if you receive a yearly bonus or a tax refund, you could use a portion of it to pay down your mortgage, while also allowing yourself a small treat or experience to stay motivated.

Or you can just hope that your child will be the next Margot Robbie and pay off your debts some day!