In this section we review mortgage acceleration and explain how you can save thousands of dollars in interest expense over the life of your mortgage by applying mortgage acceleration, or paying more than the required monthly mortgage payment. Through a series of case studies and detailed examples we review the mechanics behind mortgage acceleration as well as the financial benefits. We also explain how to apply mortgage acceleration to an Adjustable Rate Mortgage or Interest Only Mortgage to lower or control your monthly mortgage payment. To get started, click "START SECTION" or click on a specific item in the menu below. The FREEandCLEAR Mortgage Acceleration Overview is interactive, allowing you to navigate from start to finish or skip ahead to a specific topic - simply click on the "Navigate Section" button at the top of any page to reveal the topic menu.