Hour 2: Aired on Thursday, December 29, 2016
- Katie (Lafayette, LA) is on the hunt for a job. How can she best search online?
- Dawn (Gilbert, AZ) wants to purchase a home, but her husband will be $450,000 in student loan debt after finishing dental school.
- Sharon (Dayton, OH) is enabling her 28-year-old son. She feels guilty to keep going, but would feel guilty to stop.
- Bill (Champaign, IL) is starting a motorcycle touring business. Should he get a new or used bike for this?
- Andrew and Debbie (Burlington, VT) do their debt-free scream from the lobby. They paid off $171,000 in 7.5 years.
- Larry (Boone, NC) is debt free. Now what?
- Lindsay (San Antonio, TX) needs a game plan. Her employer will pay off her husband's $134,000 in student loans in four years.
- Tina (East Haven, CT) has $180,000 in student loans. Her husband is in the military, and she makes $24,000/year. Should they file for bankruptcy?
- Dave answers Sonya's question from Facebook. If you can opt out of Social Security for moral reasons, should you?
Hour 3: Aired on Tuesday, December 27, 2016
- Angel (San Antonio, TX) is recently married and has two kids. Should they take his mother’s offer to move in and buy her house?
- Dave answers Nicholas’ question from Twitter. Where can he get a detailed report of his debts?
- Dave answers Preston’s question from Twitter. Should he get life insurance through work?
- Dave answers the Blinds.com question of the day. Dave asks if there’s ever a time when you’ll graduate from the cash-only system and use a credit card on a limited basis.
- Derek (Billings, MT) received an inheritance. What does he do with it?
- Aaron (Fargo, ND) has credit cards in collections.
- Matt (Nashville, TN) is trying to figure out how to find a career he can get fired up about.
- Carey (Tulsa, OK) can’t seem to get traction.
- Dave shares the Scripture and quote of the day.
- Joel and Lindsey (Seattle, WA) ask how to grow a small business without growing it too fast.
- Jim (Spokane, WA) is torn between paying down the house and adding to the retirement fund.
Hour 2: Aired on Tuesday, December 27, 2016
- Charity (Chattanooga, TN) is considering starting a drive-thru coffee shop business. Is this a good idea?
- Keld (Norwich, CT) is unsure about leaving his estranged children in his will. He’s considering giving to charity instead.
- Brandon (Bellingham, WA) is facing two job opportunities. One is self-directed. One is network marketing. Which would Dave suggest?
- Virginia (Atlanta, GA) has a timeshare, and the company is offering to buy it back for $5,000.
- Reid and Cindy (Austin, TX) have a question from the lobby. They’re in their 60s and retired. Should they move an IRA slowly into a Roth to take advantage of low taxes?
- Lea (Detroit, MI) is completely broke and struggling. Her husband is having health problems. What can they do?
- Dave answers Vincent’s question from Twitter. What are Dave’s thoughts on index funds versus regular mutual funds?
- Matt (Calgary, Alberta) day-trades, but wonders if he should go back to work to pay off debt.
Hour 1: Aired on Tuesday, December 27, 2016
- Dave rants about people who have a victim mentality.
- Nicole (Chicago, IL) asks if they should consolidate credit cards.
- Casey (Birmingham, AL) is putting money aside to buy a house and will have $35,000 next year. Is that enough?
- Dave answers Nate’s question from Twitter. What does Dave think about buying foreclosures?
- Charles and Myrissa (Springfield, IL) give their debt-free scream from the lobby. They paid off $300,000 in combined student loans.
- Robert (San Antonio, TX) has an overdrawn bank account. If he fixes it, how will that affect his credit?
- Luke (Minneapolis, MN) is considering paying off the house now, but all he’d have left is $20,000 and retirement.
- Lloyd (South Bend, IN) asks about prepaid funeral expenses.