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Dave Ramsey
January 29, 2019 - 1:47 pm
Dear Dave, My daughter is in college, and I’ve always warned her to stay away from credit cards. Recently, I learned she got a department store credit card despite my advice. She has stayed within her credit limit, but she has never made any of the payments. At this point, she owes about $3,500...
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Upstate Outdoors
January 25, 2019 - 2:41 pm
Phillip Gentry In the eyes of fishermen, the tradition of sinking the holiday Christmas tree in a location that will create habitat for fish is second only to the celebration of the Holidays themselves. Now is the time of year when decorations come down and the family Christmas tree is relegated to...
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Dave Ramsey
January 22, 2019 - 12:45 pm
Dear Dave, My father-in-law wants to help us with our mortgage. We’ve been working hard to pay off our home early, and we’ve reduced what we owe to around $35,000. His idea is to pay off the remainder, then let us pay him back over time. In the past, he has loaned us much smaller amounts and...
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Upstate Outdoors
January 18, 2019 - 4:16 pm
Phillip Gentry A lot of anglers enter the sport of fishing via a paddle boat. It’s less expensive than buying a motor boat and trailer and can be used just about anywhere there’s water. However, kayak fishing is not without some specialized skills that will help you be a better angler Probably the...
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Dave Ramsey
January 11, 2019 - 3:19 pm
Dear Dave, My husband and I have about $20,000 in credit card debt, plus payments on a new truck. We also have a camper he bought before we got married that we’re still making payments on. I recently received a $50,000 inheritance, and I’d like to use that money to help get us out of debt and open...
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Dave Ramsey
January 08, 2019 - 2:50 pm
Dear Dave, How do you feel about timeshares, and the free trips and dinners they offer as part of their sales pitches? Is it possible to win with these things? Dan Dear Dan, In my opinion, timeshares are a complete waste of time and money. Lots of folks go into this kind of thing believing they’ll...
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January 03, 2019 - 1:05 pm
By Rachel Cruze Everyone starts out a new year with the best intentions. We’re going to lose weight, or eat better, or work out more. I don’t know about you, but I’m as guilty as anyone when it comes to shelling out a bunch of money for a workout class and then quitting by Valentine’s Day. One of...
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Dave Ramsey
December 28, 2018 - 10:59 am
Dear Dave, My mom is 75, and I’m the executor of her estate. She has $500,000 in retirement accounts, and the only debt she has is around $70,000 on her mortgage. Most of her money is in the stock market, with only $20,000 in a money market account, and this worries me. She lives well within her...
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Upstate Outdoors
December 28, 2018 - 10:02 am
Phillip Gentry Deer hunters are funny. Many of them sit in the deer stand through the early and mid-seasons, peering through the woods hoping to see a trophy deer. “I can’t wait for the leaves to drop, then I can see all that area out there and over that way and back up there” they say...
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Dave Ramsey
December 21, 2018 - 11:54 am
Dear Dave, I’m almost debt-free, and I’ll be finishing my master’s degree soon. I’m not from this country, so I’ll be returning home in the next three to five years. Considering my situation, would investing in the stock market be a good idea? I’ve been reading that the market is about to crash, so...
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