Dave Ramsey Archive
Published December 27, 2011
Dave Says: Borrowing from family members can strain relationships, even if the loan has been paid off in full.
Published December 20, 2011
Dave Says: When an individual files for bankruptcy, most of the time the creditor just loses the money owed.
Published December 13, 2011
Dave Says: When you do business with friends you always face the risk of running into a situation that can damage the relationship.
Published December 06, 2011
Dave Says: Getting out of debt is never more important than your marriage. But families go through all kinds of stuff, and one of those things is cleaning up messes they’ve made. It’s not always fun, but there’s a price to pay if you want to win with your money or anything else.
Published November 29, 2011
Dave Says: When you buy a house, it goes up in value in the long run. From a financial standpoint, mathematically, when you buy a mobile home, you’re buying a very large car in which to live.
Published November 22, 2011
Dave Says: As a general rule, auctions are not going to bring retail price, but in some situations they make sense.
Published November 15, 2011
Dave Says: It can be awkward when a grandfather only leaves an inheritance to a single person, but don't let family members walk all over you.
Published November 08, 2011
Dave Says: Teaching them about money with a standard, regular, monthly budget is one thing. But you don’t want to put young people into situations they can’t handle emotionally.
Published November 01, 2011
Dave Says: Maintenance agreements or extended warranties are a money-maker for manufactures, but money wasters for consumers. And how can you save to buy a home in five years?
Published October 25, 2011
Dave Says: Cutting back and sticking to a budget can be hard with a teenager in the house. And when life gets too hectic, sometimes it pays to take a step back and figure out what can be eliminated to create a manageable lifestyle.