Be the dad!

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My son works, but he's 19 and lives at home. He's on my auto insurance and cell phone accounts, because we both get discounts on the more…

Car insurance and teenage drivers

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My husband and I are debt-free except for our home, and we have about $100,000 in savings. Recently, one of our daughters was diagnosed with Crohn's more…

Trying to help a flighty friend

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I have a friend who is experiencing financial problems. She is between real jobs at the moment and only bringing in about $600 a month. But more…

My 6-year-old's a thief!

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I gave my wife $350 for Christmas shopping at Wal-Mart. While she was there with our 6-year-old daughter, she cashed her bonus check to put with more…

A properly budgeted Christmas

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My wife and I are still paying off debt, so we didn't budget anything for Christmas. How much do you think we should spend on close more…

The wrong half of the month

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My husband and I are following your plan, and we're trying to reconcile our on-paper budget with what's going on in our bank account. Most of more…

When poor people give you money

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My mother-in-law is in poor health and doesn't have a lot of money. She has been giving us a lot of her earnings over the last more…

Wife caught raging case of 'house fever'

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, We've got our starter emergency fund in place, and we've paid off the last of our debt. Currently, we rent an apartment, but my wife really more…

Doing college without thousands in debt

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My daughter is a freshman in college, but I didn't save for her education. My parents said it was my job to pay for my college, more…