Vetting prospective renters

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I'm a landlord in New York, and I've always felt it's not a good idea to rely entirely on previous landlords for referrals on prospective tenants. more…

A tale of a boat and a bike

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My wife and I are on Baby Step 2 of your plan, and we're paying off our debt. I've been trying to sell my motorcycle and more…

Just another form of debt

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My son is 22 and about to enter the Navy as an officer. He's been offered a Career Starter Loan. His plan is to invest the more…

Student loan debt a marriage deal breaker?

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My niece just graduated from college with $20,000 in student loan debt. Her boyfriend graduated as well, and they're talking about getting married. He has $115,000 more…

Emergency-fund basics

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My husband and I are in pretty good shape financially. We make about $250,000 a year with about $50,000 in the bank and no debt, and more…

No mama's boys need apply

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My son has worked and saved all through school and will be graduating this year with a degree in electrical engineering. He has a job waiting more…

Is it economic Armageddon?

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I'm about to graduate from college, and I'm following your plan and trying to focus on my future financial situation. Is the current down economy a more…

A wife's 'financial infidelity'

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, Recently, I discovered that my wife secretly kept and used credit cards over the last several years. I also found out there are two liens on more…

Outlasting debt collectors?

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I bought a car a few years ago and purchased new wheels for $1,100 on credit. I haven't paid the bill, and now collectors are trying more…