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Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University Review: The Final Analysis

After thirteen weeks, Financial Peace University has come to an end. So, was it worth it? Was it something that I would recommend to someone in financial trouble? The answer isn’t a simple yes or no. There were many things … Continue reading

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Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University Review: Week 13

This final lesson was about Baby Step 7, Build Wealth and Give. Everything has been leading up to this. We’ve been taught how to get out of debt, save money, and invest so that we can build wealth, not only … Continue reading

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Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University Review: Week 12

This week we tackled Baby Step 6: Pay Off Your Home Early. Or I should say that was what the lesson was supposed to be about. Instead we got the most boring lesson of the bunch, and one of the … Continue reading

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Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University Review: Week 11

All of our other lessons up to this point have focused on saving money and paying off debt. But this week’s lesson was about making money. It makes sense. You need to make good money to pay off debt, build … Continue reading

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Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University Review: Week 9

This week was about the basics of investing. Once you’re out of debt and have your emergency fund, it’s time to move on to creating serious wealth. You do that by investing (or winning the lottery, but Dave doesn’t advocate … Continue reading

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Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University Review: Week 8

This week’s lesson was about how to find big bargains. I thought this was kind of a funny topic because the last thing people in debt need to be doing is shopping. But then I realized that the lessons are … Continue reading

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Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University Review: Week 7

Class this week was about insurance. You could hear the groans and sighs around the auditorium. Insurance is boring and it isn’t fun. Plus, I think people don’t like to talk about it because it means thinking about your mortality … Continue reading

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Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University Review: Week 6

This week’s lesson was about the power of marketing on our buying decisions. This was my favorite lesson so far. Being a finance/consumer nerd, this kind of stuff really interests me. Dave starts out by telling us that we live … Continue reading

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Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University: Week 5

This week’s lecture was about credit reports, credit reporting bureaus, identity theft, and collection agencies. Quite a scattering of topics. The first part of the class was on credit scores and credit bureaus. Dave makes the point that a FICO … Continue reading

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Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University Review: Week 4

This is a series of posts about what you will find in Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University course. This is week four (week one — week two and week three) This week’s lesson focused on getting out of debt. We’re … Continue reading

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Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University: Week 2

This is a series of posts about what you will find in Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University course. This is week two (week one) This week’s lesson is about money and relationships. I was excited about this week because relationships … Continue reading

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Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University: Week One

When I heard that Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University was being taught at my church this year, I was intrigued. I’ve read Dave Ramsey’s books and heard his show on Fox Business channel, but I’ve always found myself wondering exactly … Continue reading

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