Should I give my buddy a cool grand?

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, The guy who has been my best friend since grade school recently asked me to loan him $5,000. All I have in savings in $5,000, but more…

Car repairs? Put them in the budget

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My wife and I are on Baby Step 3 of your plan. When we have standard car repairs, I want to use the emergency fund. She more…

To hire or not to hire? It's a predicament

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I work as the executive director of a nonprofit charitable organization. Lately, I've been wondering if I should hire an employee as a development person. I more…

Taking Junior's keys, cell phone

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, Our son is a senior in college. We all signed a contract before he left for school a few years ago stating that we would pay more…

Less stress but less income

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My wife and I just started your class, and we're determined to get out of debt. At the same time, I'd like to do something to more…

Teen girl needs a budget?

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My husband and I live on a budget and are getting out of debt. Our daughter is in high school, and we've been teaching her about more…

Upside-down couple owns up

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I've spent most of my marriage not being a good husband and not being involved in our family finances. After being introduced to one of your more…

Forcing little brother to grow up

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I'm having issues with my youngest brother, and I need some advice. He's 25, divorced and has two kids. He only wants to play dad when more…