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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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Feb 23, 2017

The Dave Ramsey Show is about real life and how it revolves around money. Dave Ramsey teaches you how to manage and budget your money, get out of debt, build wealth, and live in financial peace.

Feb 23, 2017

The Dave Ramsey Show is about real life and how it revolves around money. Dave Ramsey teaches you how to manage and budget your money, get out of debt, build wealth, and live in financial peace.

Feb 23, 2017

The Dave Ramsey Show is about real life and how it revolves around money. Dave Ramsey teaches you how to manage and budget your money, get out of debt, build wealth, and live in financial peace.

Feb 22, 2017

Hour 3: Aired on Wednesday, February 22, 2017

- Christy Wright joins Dave in studio to talk Business Boutique, and the idea of not feeling guilty for making a profit. 

- Dave promotes Christy's new book, Business Boutique

- Lanelle (San Antonio, TX) wants to start an in-home adult day care service. What does she need to get started? 

- Mayte (Las Vegas, NV) wants to get her real estate business off the ground and actually start making some money. 

- David and Kristin (Biloxi, MS) do their debt-free scream. They paid off $78,000 in 3 years. 

- Brad (Reno, NV) asks if he should sell the rental to pay off his house. 

- Dave shares the scripture and quote of the day. 

- Dave rants about how you become who you hang around with.

- Crissy (New York, NY) owns a house with her sister. Should she and her husband buy her sister out?

 

Feb 22, 2017

Hour 2: Aired on Wednesday, February 22, 2017

- Dave introduces Millionaire Theme Hour and talks about some of the myths surrounding millionaires. 

- Jeff (Houston, TX) has a net worth of $1.69 million at 57.

- Allan (Sacramento, CA) has a $3 million net worth at 62. 

- Matt (Denver, CO) is 61 with a net worth of $1.3 million. 

- Ann (Charleston, WV) is 48 with a net worth of $2.25 million. 

- Russ (Pittsburgh, PA) has a net worth of $2.7 million at 54. 

- Kelly (Kansas City, MO) is 57 with a million dollars. 

 

Feb 22, 2017

Hour 1: Aired on Wednesday, February 22, 2017

- Jessica (Houston, TX) is concerned about the extravagant gifts her mother gives knowing she can't afford them. 

- Megan (Dallas, TX) is moving to Idaho soon. Should they pause Baby Step 3?

- Charissa (Tucson, AZ) owes more on their home than it's worth. Should they sell and rent?

- Dave answers Madison's question from Facebook. Do you need mortgage insurance to qualify for a home loan?

- Nicolai and Jessica (Phoenix, AZ) do their debt-free scream from the lobby. They paid off $149,207 in 40 months! 

- Dave talks about the 20% off sale at DaveRamsey.com. 

- Dave answers the Blinds.com question of the day. Johanna asks if she should decrease her 15% contribution to a TSP (Thrift Savings Plan) and save to buy a town house with cash. 

- Theo (Atlanta, GA) wants to get out of a car lease. 

Feb 21, 2017

Hour 3: Aired on Tuesday, February 21, 2017

- Amy (Columbus, OH) wonders how to pay the bill she owes the IRS. 

- Katharine (Springfield, IL) wants to know where student loans fit in the Baby Steps.

- Lindsay (Lancaster, PA) questions if she should move to a new city before finding a new job.

- Brandon and Edith join Dave in the lobby to do their debt-free scream after paying off $146,000 in 39 months.

- Dan (Kansas City, MO) asks about teacher retirement funds.

- Dave shares the Scripture and quote of the day.

- Crystal (Midland-Odessa, TX) wants to know if she should sell the house.

- Brad (Houston, TX) has a baby on the way and says they're not prepared financially.

Feb 21, 2017

Hour 2: Aired on Tuesday, February 21, 2017

- Meghan (Los Angeles, CA) wants to know about moving her business into an LLC.

- Dave talks about Christy Wright’s new book, "Business Boutique."

- Alex (St. Louis, MO) asks about the best health insurance options for veterans.

- Angela (Fredericksburg, VA) wonders about selling her house.

- Kyle (Philadelphia, PA) asks about Thrift Savings Plan options and the buyback program.

- John (Little Rock, AR) questions whether he should pay off the house or invest more.

- Alex on Twitter wonders what Dave's recommends doing to make more money while getting out of debt.

- Eric and Christine join Dave in the lobby to do their debt-free scream after paying off $21,000 in 17 months.

- Dave talks about The Dave Ramsey Show YouTube Channel.

- Dave answers the Blinds.com question of the day from Jessie, who asks about setting money aside before her husband joins the military.

- Vanessa (Boston, MA) asks about investing in her business.

- Frederick (Phoenix, AZ) wants to know about ETF accounts.

Feb 21, 2017

Hour 1: Aired on Tuesday, February 21, 2017

- Stephanie (San Antonio, TX) wants to help her imprisoned brother without enabling him.

- Dave talks about Financial Peace University.

- Maria (Birmingham, AL) wonders about credit repair companies.

- Roxanne (San Antonio, TX) asks if she should stop investing in her retirement.

- Gabrielle and Thomas join Dave in the lobby to do their debt-free scream. They paid off $334,000 in six and a half years.

- Quaynce (St. Louis, MO) asks the best way to use a tax refund.

- Seneca (Sacramento, CA) wonders if it's a good idea to attend Financial Coach Master Training right now.

- Philip (Las Vegas, NV) is behind on rent and asks if he should accept the money his parents are offering him.

- Rachel on Facebook wonders what to do about her student loans.

Feb 20, 2017

Hour 3: Aired on Monday, February 20, 2017

- Will (Orlando, FL) asks if he should sell one of his rental properties.

- Dave promotes the upcoming Smart Conference events in San Antonio and Phoenix. 

- Jennifer (San Diego, CA) has a sick child. They may run out of money before they can pay their bills. How should they prioritize?

- Dave talks about Christy Wright's new book, Business Boutique

- Tony (Anaheim, CA) has debt in a business partnership. He took out the loan. 

- Jared (Nashville, TN) wonders how to allocate funds in his Thrift Savings Plan. 

- Brian (Tucson, AZ) asks about interest-only lines of credit. 

- Dave shares the Scripture and quote of the day. 

- Dave encourages millionaires to take part in an upcoming Millionaire There Hour. 

- Sarah (Seattle, WA) is a single woman with no kids. Does she need life insurance? 

- Genia (Fort Smith, AR) asks if she should remodel her home for wheelchair access for her mom. 

Feb 20, 2017

Hour 2: Aired on Monday, February 20, 2017

- Justin (Sacramento, CA) says his father passed away and now his mom has a big tax bill. How can he help her?

- Dave answers Jessica's question from Facebook. How does Dave feel about warehouse clubs. 

- Amber (Midland-Odessa, TX) has an investment property that isn't making any money. 

- Daniel (Omaha, NE) asks if he should move back to Los Angeles to successfully start his career and get out of debt. 

- Casey (Tampa, FL) asks how much to tithe in Baby Step 2. 

- Shareef (Chicago, IL) has been married for 19 years. They've never combined their finances. How can they do this going forward?

- Michael (Miami, FL) is considering joining his brother-in-law's business. 

Feb 20, 2017

Hour 1: Aired on Monday, February 20, 2017

- Dave talks about last week's episodes. 

- Elizabeth (Houston, TX) asks how to wisely get a new vehicle. 

- Dave mentions accessing The Dave Ramsey Show on Alexa-enabled devices. 

- Dave answers the Blinds.com question of the day. William is 63 and has a net worth of $3 million. His wife wants long-term care insurance, but it's expensive. Do they need it?

- Kristen (Atlanta, GA) asks how to get a deal on rental property.

- Brian and Stephanie (Indianapolis) do their debt-free scream from the lobby. They paid off $158,542 in seven years and seven months. 

- Deanne (Edmonton, Alberta) needs help figuring out the best way to pay off her mortgage. 

- William (Fayetteville, NC) has amassed Series EE bonds over the years.

- Deanna (Phoenix, AZ) has a self-employed side job. How can she handle paying taxes on that?

- Kristen (Little Rock, AR) is worried about her parents' financial situation. They're offering to pay her student loans.

- Dave encourages millionaires to take part in an upcoming Millionaire Theme Hour.  

Feb 17, 2017

Hour 3: Aired on Friday, February 17, 2017

- Eddie (Amarillo, TX) needs help for his grown daughter. She lost her job but still wants to pay off debt. 

- Jackie (Los Angeles) has an elderly mom who unknowingly cosigned for a car loan. 

- Gene (Orlando, FL) wants to go back to school. 

- Dave answers Amy's question from Facebook. They're on Baby Step 2. Should they be investing in a matching 401(k)?

- Dave warns against student loans. 

- Aaron and Rachel do their debt-free scream after paying off $14,900 in 25 months. 

- Dave answers the Blinds.com question of the day. Caroline wants her name on the house before she and her fiancé marry. 

- Justin (Provo, UT) wants to take a second job to pay off debt faster, but his wife wants him home more with the new baby. 

- Dave shares the Scripture and quote of the day. 

- Randy (Topeka, KS) is on the fence about refinancing his house. 

- Colton (Amarillo, TX) asks if he should go to a two-year or a four-year college. 

Feb 17, 2017

Hour 2: Aired on Friday, February 17, 2017

- Scott (Columbia, SC) isn't sure whether he should start a video production business or buy a new home. 

- Dave answers a Twitter question from Lucas. When adding to term life insurance, should you cancel the old policy or add another one?

- Dave answers Brandi's question from Facebook. She's a month ahead on a bill. Should she stay ahead or put that money toward debt?

- Joseph (Florence, AL) needs to talk to his cousin about money. 

- Terry (Lexington, KY) is an FPU coordinator. He needs help with a tough question from one of the attendees. 

- Doug and Ashley (Tulsa, OK) do their debt-free scream from the lobby. They paid off $103,000 in five years. 

- Dave answers a Twitter question. Does a will override life insurance beneficiaries?

- John (Las Vegas) asks why a Roth IRA is better than a traditional IRA or 401(k)?

- Oliver (Fresno, CA) is upside-down on a car lease. The dealer won't let him out early. 

Feb 17, 2017

Hour 1: Aired on Friday, February 17, 2017

- Garrett (Little Rock, AR) has a 3.3 GPA. Should he take out a student loan that converts to a scholarship? 

- Travis (Kansas City, KS) is getting married in July. How much should they save for their wedding and starter emergency fund?

- Jared (Austin, TX) is being sued by a credit card company. What should he do? 

- Anne (San Antonio, TX) is in a disagreement with her siblings over the family trust.

- Nathan and Ashley (Dallas, TX) give their debt-free scream. They paid off $45,000 in nine months. 

- Dave answered Dave's question from Facebook. (No, not his own!) What does Dave think about using a debit card with Apple Pay or Samsung Pay?

- Lex (Portland, OR) asks why the mortgage isn't in Baby Step 2.

- Amy (Tucson, AZ) needs to fund college for their teens. Should they rearrange the Baby Steps?

- Lacey (Phoenix, AZ) is in a disagreement with her husband on how to use a $76,000 accident settlement. 

Feb 16, 2017

Hour 3: Aired on Thursday, February 16, 2017

- Brandi (Middletown, OH) wonders how much house they can afford.

- Dave answers Hannah's question from Facebook. Is it ok to start term life insurance low and increase it when they have kids?

- Dave answers the Blinds.com question of the day. Mary Beth almost owes more on her car than it's worth. Should they get it down to the break even point and sell?

- Ashanti (Philadelphia, PA) owes friends money. Should she move a high-interest credit card above them in her debt snowball?

- Jason (Baton Rouge, LA) is $26,000 in debt and expecting a baby. Should they stop paying down debt and save up for the birth? 

- Phil and Andrea (North Canton, OH) do their debt-free scream. They paid off $85,000 in 18 months. 

- Dave shares the Scripture and quote of the day. 

- Kathy (Louisville, KY) is struggling with a mom who has dementia. Her sister has power of attorney, but isn't communicating with her or her siblings. 

- Dave rants on why it's important to do a will and keep open communication with the heirs. 

Feb 16, 2017

Hour 2: Aired on Thursday, February 16, 2017

- Rosie (Salem, OR) disagrees with her husband on whether to continue his side business. 

- Tammy (Atlanta, GA) filed bankruptcy. A bank has since foreclosed on their business property. Will they still owe taxes?

- Mary (Cincinnati, OH) asks why Dave encourages people not to take part in employee stock purchase programs. 

- Dave answers Emily's question from Twitter. When is it time to ask for a raise? 

- Robert and Julie (Milwaukee, WI) do their debt-free scream from the lobby. They paid off $63,500 in 13 months. 

- Dave answers a Facebook question from Chris. How can a family with below-average income get out of debt?

- Brian (Boise, ID) asks if he should do a credit card balance transfer to take advantage of a lower interest rate. 

- Raymond (Greenville, SC) is thinking of taking a pay cut so he can work closer to his wife and kids.  

- Ruben (Boise, ID) asks if he's a millionaire. 

Feb 16, 2017

Hour 1: Aired on Thursday, February 16, 2017

- Jeff (Sacramento, CA) wants to move into a lesser house but his wife is uneasy about it. 

- Dave answers a Twitter question from James. He wants to read books by Zig Ziglar. Where should he start?

- Ricardo (Bozeman, MT) is worried about private mortgage insurance (PMI) and isn't sure whether they should buy a home or not. 

- Neil (Tucson, AZ) needs help guiding his high school son toward college. 

- Cody and Jami (Bethlehem, PA) do their debt-free scream. They paid off $100,000 in one year. 

- Dave answers Will's question from Twitter. How do you know if your neighborhood is on the way up or down. 

- Nancy (Orlando, FL) can't afford to spend 25% of take-home pay on housing. 

- Chris (Orlando, FL) received a collection settlement letter, but it's not signed. Is it valid?

- Dave answers Jonny's question from Facebook. Is it wise to use Roth IRA money to pay cash for a home?

- Dave explains why it isn't wise to try to take shortcuts to reach your goals.  

Feb 15, 2017

Hour 3: Aired on Wednesday, February 15, 2017

- Ken Coleman, Anthony ONeal and Rachel Cruze announce Anthony's $1,000 Prom Giveaway. They discuss their high school proms.

- Laura (Springfield, MO) can enroll in a student loan reimbursement program that will pay back 85%. Should she do it?

- Jackie (Oklahoma City) is considering refinancing a personal loan. 

- Ken, Anthony and Rachel answer Jen's question from Twitter. She always overspends on clothing. How can she dial it back?

- Ken, Anthony and Rachel read a Facebook message from someone who had to evacuate the California dam emergency and isn't worried about money.

- Abigail (San Luis Obispo, CA) doesn't want to take out student loans. Her mom does. What should she do?

- Ken, Anthony and Rachel answer Darby's question from Facebook. She's a senior and worried her parents won't have enough to send her to college. 

- Kate (St. Cloud, MN) wants to get a teen on board with the plan. 

- Yesenia (Los Angeles) just started the Baby Steps in January. Should they use their tax refund on an A/C repair or to pay down debt?

 

Feb 15, 2017

Hour 2: Aired on Wednesday, February 15, 2017

- John (Austin, TX) wants to pay off student loans though it's not next in the debt snowball. 

- Larry (Tampa, FL) received a 1099-C about his written-off debt. Does he still owe it?

- Joe (Buffalo, NY) needs to know which debt to pay off first. 

- Amy (Chicago, IL) is tired of dumping money into old cars. 

- Tania (Hartford, CT) is teaching her kids with Financial Peace Jr., but she's still having trouble motivating her kids to handle money well.

- Jason and Brittany (Charlotte, NC) do their debt-free scream. They paid off $710,000 in 4.5 years. 

- Dave answers the Blinds.com question of the day. Christina is worried that her credit score will drop but not reach zero before they buy a house. 

- Taylor (Tri-Cities, WA) asks how to pay old phone company debt. 

- Dave encourages listeners to lead a Financial Peace University class. 

- Tracy (McAllen, TX) can't seem to get traction with money.

Feb 15, 2017

Hour 1: Aired on Wednesday, February 15, 2017

- Larry (Houston, TX) wants to buy his dad's house. What's the best way to go about that?

- Adam (Phoenix, AZ) is trying to get out of his apartment and into a house. How can he build his credit score?

- Scott (Austin, TX) asks if he should pay off his house before investing. 

- Erin (Colorado Springs, CO) will make $20,000 on the sale of their house. What should they do with that money?

- Matt and Rachel (Dayton, OH) do their debt-free scream from the lobby. They paid off $75,000 in five years. 

- Shelly (Ogden, UT) is living on a limited income and is her elderly mom's caregiver. How can she make this work?

- Katrina (Huntsville, AL) asks if they should pay off their house. 

- Karlie (Sioux City, IA) is in a disagreement with her husband. His cancer diagnosis changed his money habits. He wants to save too much. 

Feb 14, 2017

Hour 3: Aired on Tuesday, February 14, 2017

- Lewis (Oklahoma City) is an FPU coordinator. How can he coach a class member living on Social Security with massive medical debt?

- Cordell (Indianapolis, IN) asks about rolling a 401(k) into an IRA. What's the best way to diversify those investments?

- Dave answers Colleen's question from Facebook. Why would a credit rating go down if no changes were made?

- Dave talks about the importance of Financial Peace University. 

- Kenneth (New York, NY) doesn't have a job, but was gifted $10,000 and is getting $8,000 in his tax return. He owes $12,000 in debt. What should he do?

- Liz (Milwaukee, WI) recently moved back into a house they had been renting out. The neighborhood has gone down. Should they sell?

- Will and Cara (Knoxville, TN) do their debt-free scream from the lobby. They paid off $80,000 in less than 10 years. 

- Dave answers Sherwin's question from Twitter. How can he make sure his tax withholdings are correct so he doesn't have to pay or get a refund?

- Dave shares the Scripture and quote of the day. 

- Dave answers the Blinds.com question of the day. Gary asks if credit cards provide more fraud protection than debit cards for online purchases. 

- Jenny (Pocatello, ID) has a family member living in their home who has a shopping addiction. 

Feb 14, 2017

Hour 2: Aired on Tuesday, February 14, 2017

- Ken Coleman and Chris Hogan welcome Christy Wright to the show to talk Valentine's Day. 

- Leslie (Fort Smith, AR) is considering cashing in her whole life policy.

- Jeremy (Greenville, NC) is preparing to join the Coast Guard Reserves. How can he set himself up money-wise for the time he'll be away from work?

- Ken, Chris and Christy discuss Christy's new book, "Business Boutique," the pre-sale special, and the 1-day events. 

- Ken, Chris and Christy answer Jeff's question from Facebook. He's saving for an engagement ring. What's a reasonable amount to pay while on Baby Step 4?

- Kara (Dayton, OH) needs to file taxes on two home-based business, but doesn't know how. 

- Jake (Milwaukee, WI) wants to get his wife on board. 

- Mike (Portland, OR) is thinking about selling rental property to liquidate the cash and invest it. 

- Sarah gets her Facebook question answered. Is it ever a good idea to go into debt to start a business?

- Joseph (New York, NY) asks how to handle sinking funds in his budget. 

- Michelle (Pueblo, CO) has a 17-year-old who is headed to college with leftover money. 

- Ken, Chris and Christy answer Blake's question from Twitter. He's getting married next month. Any advice?

Feb 14, 2017

Hour 1: Aired on Tuesday, February 14, 2017

- Ken Coleman, Chris Brown and Chris Hogan talk about Valentine's Day and Chris Brown's V-Day blog at Stewardship.com. 

- Trevor (Louisville, KY) is in Baby Step 2. Should they buy term life insurance?

- Tracy (Boston, MA) isn't sure where paying the IRS should fit into the debt snowball. 

- Rick's question from Twitter gets answered. How much should he spend on a Valentine's gift for his girlfriend?

- Roger (San Francisco, CA) asks if whole life insurance is a bad thing. 

- James (Everett, WA) wants to use his mutual funds to pay down debt. 

- Thomas (Atlanta, GA) has a small business that is not doing so hot. How can he fix it?

- Rob (Hartford, CT) asks if filling out the FAFSA is required. 

- Jennifer (Columbia, MD) was recently divorced. They sold the house. What should she do with the $179,000 from the sale?

- Ken, Chris, and Chris answer Jenny's question from Twitter. She's saving up for a vacation. Should she book her flights with a credit card?

- David (Memphis, TN) has a goal of moving to NYC without debt. How should he apply his savings?

- Kelsey (San Diego, CA) has $15,000 in student loans. Her husband is deployed in the military. When should she start paying them off?

- Nate (Springfield, MO) is leaving a job that provided housing. Should they buy or rent? 

 

Feb 13, 2017

Hour 3: Aired on Monday, February 13, 2017

- Adam (Phoenix, AZ) is $80,000 in debt. His wife wants to stop working in four months. 

- Steve (Pittsburgh, PA) just got married. Should they buy a house?

- Dave talks about the importance of Financial Peace University. 

- Andy (Phoenix, AZ) accepted a higher-paying job. How should he resign from his current position?

- Eric (Lexington, KY) asks when to start teaching his 3-year-old about money and responsibility. 

- Mark and Kelsey (Grand Rapids, MI) do their debt-free scream from the lobby. They paid off $47,000 in 18 months. 

- Michael (Spokane, WA) took out a Parent Plus student loan for their child. Should they refinance it or pay it off?

- Dave shares the Scripture and quote of the day. 

- Ruben (Boise, ID) asks if a line of credit is comparable to having a credit card. 

- Stacy (San Luis Obispo, CA) has a friend who bought a $38,000 car last year and he's drowning in debt. 

- Tim (Detroit, MI) asks if a debit card is protected from fraud. 

- Rose (Colorado Springs, CO) is in a disagreement with her husband about helping his brother.

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