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The Dave Ramsey Show

The Dave Ramsey Show is about real life and how it revolves around money. Dave Ramsey teaches you to manage and budget your money, get out of debt, build wealth, and live in financial peace. Managing your money properly will reduce stress, improve your marriage, and provide security for you and your family.
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May 2, 2018

This episode teaches the best way to invest for retirement—even if you're starting a little later in life. Learn about life insurance, mutual funds, IRAs and 401(k)s, and how to beat debt so you can retire with dignity!

  

 

Can You Retire Early? 

  

 

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May 2, 2018

Brian Houston, Global Senior Pastor of Hillsong Church, visits the studio to chat about making the most of every day: "My attitude toward today is helping me build tomorrow."

  

 

Build a Debt-Free Tomorrow:

 

 

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Summer Car Giveaway:

This May, Dave's giving away four cars! Why? Because it's fun! And car debt is dumb. If you didn't waste money on a car payment every month, imagine what you could do with that extra cash!

You could pay off your debt, jump‑start your savings, and even reach your retirement goals faster.

If you're one of the lucky winners, you'll get to choose your car from over 1,000 used cars—valued up to $12,500 each! There's no purchase necessary. Enter daily for even more chances to win: daveramsey.com/giveaway

May 1, 2018

This episode gives practical advice to entrepreneurs on taxes, family business, and how to market yourself through referrals. 

   

The Small Business Guide for Teens:

  

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May 1, 2018

This episode teaches how to take control of your money and find hope for the future by budgeting and ditching debt! A couple in Utah calls the show to scream, "We're DEBT-FREE!" and share how they paid off $155,000. "My kids got used to hearing, 'We don't have money in the budget.'" Now they're on the way to becoming millionaires!

  

 

Say Goodbye to Money Stress:

  

 

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May 1, 2018

This episode helps parents know how much to save for college and which educational savings plans to use. A couple from Ohio calls the show to share how they became debt-free and cash-flowed school at the same time! 

  

 

Gifts for Your Graduate:

  

 

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Apr 30, 2018

You can improve your relationship and your finances in seven simple steps, and this episode will tell you how. A young lady from Wisconsin visits the studio to share how a family tragedy motivated her to beat debt so she could scream, "I'm DEBT-FREE!" 

 

  

A Date Night Worth Investing In:

  

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Apr 30, 2018

If you're dreaming of starting a business, having a side hustle, or just wanting to help your teen make money this summer, this episode gives you the info and tools you need to make it happen! Also, a young man from New York visits the studio to share how he worked hard to pay off student loans. "I started collecting bottles and was able to resell them . . ."

 

 

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Apr 30, 2018

This episode teaches you how to afford a house and become outrageously wealthy in seven simple steps. A couple from Connecticut visits the studio to share how they beat debt so they could buy their first house! "We were sick and tired of living paycheck to paycheck. We couldn't even get pre-approved for a home. It was a vision of ours to own a home together." 

 

 

Buy a Home the Right Way:

 

 

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Apr 27, 2018

Get answers to real-life money questions on these topics: buying expensive items, saving for retirement, borrowing money to invest it, and family conflicts over money. A couple from South Carolina visits the studio to share their debt-free story and yell, "We're DEBT-FREE!"

 

 

Win With Money:

 

 

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Apr 27, 2018

Get answers to real-life money questions on these topics: saving for retirement late in life, stocks, emergency funds, saving for a house, and budgeting for college students.

 

 

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Apr 27, 2018

Get answers to real-life money questions on these topics: refinancing your mortgage, real estate debt, investing while in debt, long-term care insurance, and life insurance. A couple from Florida calls the show to scream, "We're DEBT-FREE!"

 

 

Featured Calls:

  • Claudia: Should I refinance my mortgage to pay off debt?
  • Nick: Should I really stop investing, even if I get a company match?
  • Debt-Free Scream: Jeff and Grace paid off $34,000 in 17 months!
  • Carol: How much long-term care insurance should I get?
  • Paul: How much life insurance do I need?

 

 

Beat Debt:

 

 

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Apr 26, 2018

Get answers to real-life money questions on these topics: the best mortgage, paying student loans, money market accounts and 403(b) rollovers. A couple from New Jersey visits the studio to share their debt-free journey!

 

 

Featured Calls:

  • Bree: Just called to say thank you!
  • Carl: Is a USDA loan a good idea?
  • Dee: Pay off the house or pay off my student loans?
  • Debt-Free Scream: Candace and Ameer paid off $87,000 in just 7 months! "I grew up on payday loans . . . I didn't even know you could exist debt-free!"

  

 

Win With Money:

 

 

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Apr 26, 2018

Get answers to real-life money questions on these topics: condos as an investment, selling a timeshare, and college savings funds.  A farming couple from Tennessee visits the studio to scream, 'I'm DEBT-FREE!"

 

 

Featured Calls:

  • Kim: Sell or keep the condo?
  • Brooke: What should I do with my timeshare?
  • Debt-Free Scream:  Steve and Rhea paid off $152,000 in 3 years! "It has freed us up in a lot of ways--more than I even thought it would!"
  • Anastasia: How can I get my parents to do your plan?

  

 

Win With Money:

 

 

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Apr 26, 2018

Get answers to real-life money questions on these topics: getting out of debt fast, term life insurance, rolling a pension into an IRA, dealing with burn out, and dealing with identity theft. A couple from Illinois visits the studio to scream, "We're DEBT-FREE!"

 

 

Featured Calls:

  • Kevin: Can I cash out my 401(k) to pay down debt?
  • Fred: Would you recommend tiered term insurance?
  • Debt-Free Scream: J.J. and Jillian paid off $85K! "We thought, if this doesn't work we can always go back to fighting all the time."
  • Raquel: What should I do with an old pension?
  • Danny: My brother stole my identity and ran up a huge bill at Amazon in my name.

  

 

Beat Debt:

 

 

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Apr 25, 2018

Get answers to real-life money questions on these topics: marketing a side job, paying cash for college, paying off rentals, prioritizing debt, and payments. 

 

 

Featured Calls:

  • Adam: Advice for marketing my side hustle?
  • Eric: Use savings to finish out the basement? 
  • Olivia: How to go to college debt-free?
  • Grant: Slow investing to pay off investment properties?
  • Brenda: We're retiring and have debt.

  

 

Win With Money:

 

 

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Apr 25, 2018

Get answers to real-life money questions on these topics: pensions, estate planning, Medicaid, salary expectations, and student loans. A family from Chicago visits the studio to share their debt-free story and scream, "I'm DEBT-FREE!"

 

 

Featured Calls:

  • Joe: How to set protect my mom's estate?
  • Debt-Free Scream: Mike and Michelle (and all the kiddos) paid off $57,000 in one year on teacher salaries!
  • Chance: Tips on negotiating a salary? 
  • Phillip: Use my son's savings to stop my eviction?

   

  

Beat Debt:

 

 

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Apr 25, 2018

Get answers to real-life money questions on these topics: LLCs, Uber as a side hustle, extended warranties, life insurance, and emergency funds vs. sinking funds. A couple in Washington calls the show share how they paid off $164,000 in 2 years!

 

 

Featured Calls:

  • Kelly: Should my side hustle be an LLC?
  • William: Drive for Uber to pay down debt?
  • Debt-Free Scream: Will and Jolene are debt-free! "The Total Money Makeover got us on the same page."
  • Debra: My husband thinks we have enough in our sinking funds to cover emergencies.

 

    

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Apr 24, 2018

Get answers to real-life money questions on these topics: property taxes, selling a car, mutual funds, and small-business loans. A family from West Virginia visits the show to share their debt-free story!

 

 

Featured Calls:

  • Margie: Should I do a 1031 to avoid the taxes on a property sale? 
  • Amy: How to handle a leased car I got through divorce?
  • Debt-Free Scream: Adam and Abby paid off $43,000 in 17 months on pastor and teacher salaries! 
  • Cameron: Advice for opening a franchise?

   

  

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Apr 24, 2018

Get answers to real-life money questions on these topics: renting, investing in Roth IRAs, planning for retirement later in life, and paying for a wedding. A couple from Texas visits the show to share their debt-free journey and scream, "We're DEBT-FREE!"

 

 

Featured Calls:

  • LindsaySell in a hot market now and rent?
  • Debt-Free Scream: Chris and Skye paid off $58,000 in less than two years!
  • Devin: Should I roll my 401(k) into a Roth?
  • Jack: Can I invest in Baby Step 2?
  • Brian: How to cash-flow my wedding?

   

  

Get Out of Debt:

 

 

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Apr 24, 2018

Get answers to real-life money questions on these topics: the fastest way to be debt-free, switching jobs, making more money and finding passion in what you do. Also, a couple in St. Louis calls the show to share their debt-free story and yell, "We're DEBT-FREE!"

 

 

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Featured Calls:

  • Kevin: Sell the truck to keep the 5th wheel?
  • Debt-Free Scream: Beau and Ashley paid off $82,000 in three months! "It's a liberating feeling to know that we no longer have credit card debt and never will again!"
  • Stephanie: Take a pay cut for more family time?
  • Kim: Switch jobs from radio to construction?
  • Chris: Is passion more important than money?

   

  

Beat Debt:

 

 

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Apr 23, 2018

Dave talks about diversified investing and shares a sad story from The Wall Street Journal. Also, get answers to real-life money questions on these topics: selling a vehicle, student loans, grad school and retirement.  A couple from Iowa visits the studio to scream, "We're DEBT-FREE!"

 

 

Featured Calls:

  • Greg: How to give an older friend money advice?
  • Jordan: Sell my husband's truck?
  • David: Take out a loan for grad school?

   

  

Beat Debt:

 

 

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Apr 23, 2018

Get answers to real-life money questions on these topics: planning for financial success, when to buy a home, financing a mattress, upgrading to a bigger home, growth stock mutual funds, and using credit cards to get a high FICO score. Also, Cliff shares a story about hearing Dave on the radio while waiting to lease a car at the dealership.

 

Featured Calls:

  • Ryan: How can I set myself up for financial success when I graduate?
  • Adesoji: Get a master's or buy a house?
  • Nick: Sell the house to pay off debt?
  • Joanne: How to help my 85-year-old grandma invest?
  • Parker: Pay off the maxed out card first?

   

  

Beat Debt:

 

 

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Apr 23, 2018

Get answers to real-life money questions on these topics: family business, GoFundMe, home buying, whole life insurance, and investing decisions. Also, Anthony ONeal visits Dave in studio to chat about teen entrepreneurs.

 

 

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Featured Calls:

  • Brady: How to be successful in family business?
  • Danica: Buy a house and rent the rooms out?  
  • Sue: Cash out a whole life policy?
  • Tiffany: How to prepare for a meeting with a financial advisor?

 

 

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Apr 17, 2018

This episode gives common sense advice for people who want to take control of their money and beat debt for good! 

 

 

Featured Calls:

  • Isaiah: What do I do with my whole life policy?
  • Debt-Free Scream: Kyle and Jenn are debt-free!
  • Jacob: Why should I hire an investment advisor?

 

 

Win With Money:

 

 

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Apr 17, 2018

This episode gives expert advice on life and money. Topics covered vary from retirement annuities and construction loans to setting realistic timelines on goals and how to help people with their finances.  

 

 

Featured Calls:

  • Chris: Is an annuity right for my mom?
  • Nicole: Which construction loan option is best?
  • Matt: Stop retirement investing to pay off the house?

 

 

Beat Debt:

 

 

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