Whether you’ve read his books, listened to his audiobooks, or attended his Financial Peace University classes, you’ll never forget the blunt, in your face financial advice of financial guru Dave Ramsey. This man pulls no punches. His plan for your financial success is relatively simple and summed up in seven baby steps to financial freedom. 7 Baby Steps to Financial … [Read more...]
Money Monday: How To Raise Money Smart Kids
When I was a kid, my playtime would consist of going outside and running around with my brother and cousins. The only telephone we had was a landline tucked away in the corner of our living room. My television viewing world consisted of the sum total of just 12 channels. These days, eight year olds have their own cell phones and playing involves standing in front of an … [Read more...]
Money Monday: The Weight Watchers Secret to Financial Success
In a world where diet fads come and go, Weight Watchers has stood the test of time. Nearly 50 years old, the program designed to slim your waistline could hold the keys to fattening your pocketbook. Participants in Weight Watchers track their food consumption using a points system. Point values are assigned to everything the dieters eat. The number of points consumed at each … [Read more...]
Money Monday: Extravagant Christian Spending – God’s Blessing or Worldly Trap?
Perhaps you've seen Dave Ramsey's relatively new home. The 13,307-square-foot sprawling mansion sits atop a Franklin, Tennessee, mountaintop like a solitary medieval castle. The financial guru is quite literally living as "King of the Hill." At first thought, one has to wonder how someone who preaches the virtues of frugality and expounds Christian principles in his … [Read more...]