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Who’s Dave Ramsey? Why does he want to see my budget? Why does he want to interview my spouse?

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Dave Ramsey is essentially a cult that you need to be a true believer in. Based more on faith than facts.
Like a lot of religious related self help, it’s good for people who lack self control. Have a friend who is in a completely different place by following him and eliminating debt entirely.
On the other hand, if you have discipline his financial advice is clearly sub optimal. Debt can be just fine, credit cards are great if you always pay in full, and paying off your mortgage is a dumb idea at a 3% interest rate.

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Yup, it’s behavioral financial planning.

Great common sense system. I like it especially as it is designed to work for people that are in huge financial messes.

I think the principals can apply to anyone.. limit debt except for real estate... invest in equities for long haul.. avoid expensive depreciating toys like boats, RVs, cars unless you can pay cash for them..

Paying down your mortgage is a good idea. A lot of people refi and or buy new homes which extends their term. Trust me, you don’t want to be 65 with a huge mortgage payment hanging over you.

People will argue there are better returns in the market, and if you have the discipline, go for it. But most people don’t pay off their house and just spend the difference...

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Mrs P1 says Dave can’t afford me

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You cut off the bottom ...

8. Have you ever not paid CASH for anything?
9. When did / will you become an evangelical Christian?
10. What church do / will you go to?
11. Have you ever told a financial advisor that I, Dave Ramsey, said they are STUPID STUPID STUPID?

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It’s a religious cult.

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Have you read the lawsuit documents from Caitlin O’Connor? Fired her for getting pregnant outside of wedlock, but allowed Chris Hogan and other leaders to have affairs and remain with the org.

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I find the moral judgement really sickening...

Someone fired for choosing to have a baby out of wedlock... would Ramsey prefer she aborted?

I don’t have a problem with people living by religious convictions, but trying to force those behaviors on others is ridiculous... especially for a company that is based on behavioral science...

That’s really skirting the law on questions that can be asked about children and marital status for budget, but the spousal interview is illegal in the US.

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It seems to make sense. But is it legal?

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Considering the government site is literally saying those questions can be used as evidence of illegal activity, they are for intents and purposes considered illegal. Not sure why you're trying to be so pedantic about it? Try asking those questions and explaining your point during a lawsuit...

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What is this?? And why does it all assume that the interviewee is incapable of figuring out their own budget or what career is right for themselves or their family?

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I’m interviewing w Ramsey solutions rn. Let me just tell you it is a very different experience lol. I love it, but definitely would seem super wacky to someone who isn’t fully bought in

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I’m not taking the offer but thank you :)

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Sounds like the opposite of what most companies do which is treat you like a number.

Maybe it sounds extreme to you because for your entire working life you've been to referred to as a "resource" and asked how much "bandwidth" you have like you're a modem.

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Dave Ramsey is financial help / motivation for ppl to do financially well. Good for basic advice.

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Funny that budget clause is there, cuz I’ve heard Ramsey doesn’t pay well

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But you have to do extra things like these types of things and then also prove you’re a good Christian constantly

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What is this from??

As a side note GH1 has a lot of time on their hands posting memes in the consulting bowl

I don’t work at GH lol. I interned last summer.

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