Recent Articles by Dave Ramsey
Published: Monday, June 29, 2015 11:02 am MDT
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 ...
Published: Monday, June 22, 2015 3:33 pm MDT
When you have something specific that you want money to do, it gives you a reason to make it behave.
Published: Monday, June 15, 2015 3:31 pm MDT
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...
Published: Monday, June 8, 2015 3:31 pm MDT
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.
Published: Monday, June 1, 2015 6:54 pm MDT
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.
Published: Monday, May 25, 2015 3:00 pm MDT
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.
Published: Monday, May 18, 2015 4:31 pm MDT
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.
Published: Monday, May 11, 2015 3:31 pm MDT
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...
Published: Monday, May 4, 2015 3:31 pm MDT
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 ...
Published: Monday, April 27, 2015 3:31 pm MDT
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...