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Dave Ramsey
Dave Ramsey is a personal money management expert, popular national radio personality and the author of three New York Times bestsellers "The Total Money Makeover," "Financial Peace Revisited" and "More Than Enough." In them, Ramsey exemplifies his life's work of teaching others how to be financially responsible, so they can acquire enough wealth to take care of loved ones, live prosperously into old age, and give generously to others. For more financial help, please visit daveramsey.com.

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There are three major traps I tell all new graduates to avoid. One, don’t buy or lease a new car. The second trap to avoid is rushing in to buy a house. Last, don’t ever get caught up in the credit ...
When you have something specific that you want money to do, it gives you a reason to make it behave.
It would be a huge mistake for you guys to sell your home when he hasn’t proven that he can sell anything. ... My advice would be for him to keep his day job and work his tail off nights and weekends to t...
Work and try to develop good relationships with people in your field and those associated with it. If that’s in place, they can give out honest, positive references.
I recommend people do everything they can to avoid bankruptcy. It’s not an easy do-over; it’s a last-resort kind of thing. And in the vast majority of situations, it’s just not necessary.
The budget process, if you’re the nerd in the family, should start with you writing it all out. Then he sits down with you, has an equal say in the decisions and you two OK it together.
You’re going to be a busy guy for a while, but I’ll bet this lady’s worth it. Gaining control of your finances now will be a great gift for you both when you start your new life together.
I don’t recommend bonds at all right now. I’m not a fan of them, and I don’t own any. The bond market is almost as volatile as the stock market, and it doesn’t pay nearly as much on aver...
The people who are telling you to take the cash don’t think the way you do. They’re the kind who would take any money, no matter the reason. But you sound like the kind of person who wouldn’t ...
You’re never going to win with money in the long term if you can’t learn to delay pleasure. That’s the bottom line. Personal finance is about controlling the person you see when you look in th...