Recent Articles by Dave Ramsey
Published: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 2:24 pm MDT
In a strictly mathematical sense, my advice of paying off debt smallest to largest may be wrong, but it’s still the correct advice.
Published: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 3:35 pm MDT
Larger families need to budget because having a lot of children doesn’t give you an excuse to live out of control or mean that living out of control without a plan is the definition of success.
Published: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 4:59 pm MDT
If you have enough money through your pensions, investments and savings, you may be what is known as “self-insured.”
Published: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 3:30 pm MDT
Financially speaking, as parents, we should want our children to grow to be givers, savers and wise, careful spenders.
Published: Tuesday, June 7, 2016 5:35 pm MDT
If you don’t teach your son how to work now, he’ll be living with you when he’s 30 years old and doing exactly what he’s doing now, which is nothing.
Published: Tuesday, May 31, 2016 4:34 pm MDT
I always tell folks never get a home loan where the monthly payment is more than a fourth of your take-home pay. Twenty-five percent of your monthly take-home pay is the absolute most you should have going out ...
Published: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 3:58 pm MDT
You might not want a big pile of cash lying around, but there’s no reason you can’t run the envelope system out of your purse. Use daily cash allowances and expand that to weekly when you’re c...
Published: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 5:45 pm MDT
When it comes to paying off bills or debt, you should always pay what’s owed if you have the money. There’s a moral, as well as legal, responsibility involved.
Published: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 12:01 pm MDT
If the family member has the business acumen and trustworthiness to execute the wishes and directives in a will, then that's perfectly fine.
Published: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 3:50 pm MDT
You should already be running a monthly and annual budget on the church, so separate the necessities per month and multiply that by a three to six month figure.