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Archive for the ‘Genius of Dave Ramsey’ Category

Turn old credit cards into new guitar picks

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Guitar picks are small, and we have to admit, sometimes we lose 'em. And sometimes, you just discover you need one at the strangest times (impromptu flashmob jam sessions, raucous children's parties, boring company meetings, etc.). Well, the good news is: if you have a DIY Guitar Pick Punch and some ...

SWAT Team breaks down man’s door over STUDENT LOANS!

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

STOCKTON, CA - Kenneth Wright does not have a criminal record and he had no reason to believe a S.W.A.T team would be breaking down his door at 6 a.m. on Tuesday. "I look out of my window and I see 15 police officers," Wright said. Wright came downstairs in his boxer ...

Things we don’t need …

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

"We buy things we don't need with money we don't have to impress people we don't like." — Dave Ramsey

Dave Ramsey / Guide to Getting the Most out of Your Social Security Retirement

Friday, July 30th, 2010



Dave Ramsey: Abraham Lincoln’s debt letter to his brother

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Abraham Lincoln's Letter to His Deadbeat Brother who needed to get a job, instead of borrowing more money ... Dear Johnston:-- Your request for eighty dollars, I do not think it best to comply with now. At the various times when I have helped you a little, you have said to ...

Who was the Johnston in Lincoln’s Debt Letter? John D. Johnston was Lincoln’s Step Brother. Abe sets some boundaries.

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Dave often talks about the infamous letter that Abe Lincoln penned to a debt-beat, lazy relative who wanted to borrow $80.  If you haven't seen the letter, written on December 24, 1858, or want to enjoy it again, it's here. There seems to be a lot of disinformation floating around on ...

Andrew Jackson: The Dave Ramsey Total Money Makeover President?

Monday, March 1st, 2010

In the history of the United States, Andrew Jackson is the only president to pay off the national debt. While impressive, this foray into Federal Baby Step 7 was short-lived and Uncle Sam whipped out the credit card when Murphy visited the following year in the form of a severe ...

Dave Ramsey: Hope you like the car!

Monday, February 8th, 2010

"Taking on a car payment is one of the dumbest things people do to destroy their chances of building wealth. The car payment is most folks largest payment except for their home mortgage, so it steals more money from the income than virtually anything else. USA Today notes that the ...

Credit Card Blues

Monday, January 11th, 2010



Dave Ramsey – ‘Class of 91′ new mother of all plasectomies?

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010

This one gives Tennessee Credit Card Massacre a run for it's money as the greatest plasectomy ever ...