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Dave's Personal Finance Software - CD

Take Control of Your Money
Build your monthly budget, plan your debt snowball and retirement savings, balance your checkbook and more with Dave's budgeting software. Please note, this software is not Mac compatible.

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What It's About


With Dave's Personal Finance Software, you'll be able to:

  • Build your monthly cash flow plan.
  • Calculate how quickly you can pay off debt with the Debt Snowball.
  • Determine how much you need to save each month for retirement.
  • Plan for large annual expenses such as holiday spending or insurance premiums.
  • Balance your checkbook quickly and easily.



System Requirements


  • Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP, or Vista 32-bit (Vista users: click here for more info)
  • Please visit our software Frequently Asked Questions for answers to the majority of software questions asked by our customers.
  • Free hard drive space must be greater than 300MB to install (download is 55 MB)
  • Not Mac compatible



Usage Agreement


Your use of these products signifies your agreement with the usage rules. You agree to only use these products for personal use only, and agree not to distribute these products to anyone outside your immediate family. You are entitled to export burn or copy these products for only personal use. You are permitted to burn each file no more than 10 times. The purchase of these products for your personal use, in no way transfers to you the rights of these products for commercial or promotional rights. The Lampo Group reserves the rights to change or modify this usage agreement at any time. You will be allowed to download the file 2 times.

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The Truth About Budgeting

Myth: I don't have time to work on a budget.
Truth: You don't have time not to make a budget!

The dreaded B-word—budget. Unfortunately, the word budget has received a bum rap. It is basically just a plan. When you budget, you're spending on paper, on purpose, before the month begins. But many people view a budget as a straightjacket that keeps them constrained. Freedom and budget just don't seem to go together.

However, when you see that a budget is just spending your money with intention, you'll actually experience more freedom than before. Many people say they find even more money when they create a realistic budget and stick with it.

Here are some pointers:

  • Give your budget three to four months to start working. It won't be perfect the first time you do it.
  • Spend every dime on paper before the month begins.
  • Overfund your groceries category. Most people underfund this category.
  • If married, create your budget along with your spouse. It needs to be a joint decision.

When you are spending your money on purpose, you will be on your way to a total money makeover. You will be on the road to changing your family tree forever!

What It's About

With Dave's Personal Finance Software, you'll be able to:

  • Build your monthly cash flow plan.
  • Calculate how quickly you can pay off debt with the Debt Snowball.
  • Determine how much you need to save each month for retirement.
  • Plan for large annual expenses such as holiday spending or insurance premiums.
  • Balance your checkbook quickly and easily.


System Requirements

  • Not Mac compatible
  • Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7
  • Please visit our software Frequently Asked Questions for answers to the majority of software questions asked by our customers.




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Shipping Info

Downloaded product like ebooks, audio books, etc. will be delivered to you immediately after you complete your order. For more information on delivery for electronic products, click here.

All other product, unless otherwise noted, will be processed and ready to ship within 2 business days (often even faster). The total delivery time depends on the service you chose and where your order is being delivered. You may see multiple shipping options to choose from during checkout. Our default choice will always be the most economical, but not necessarily the fastest.




Estimated Delivery Times


(Delivery times include 2 additional business days for order processing)

  • $4.95 ECONOMY SHIPPING
    This method typically ships via the U.S. Postal Service and should arrive in 6-12 Business Days (closer to 6 days for states nearest to TN, closer to 12 days for states farthest from TN). This method is trackable and will include a tracking number on the shipping confirmation e-mail. Please be aware that once sent to you, the shipping confirmation number may take several hours to show up on the shipper’s tracking system.

  • $6.95 STANDARD SHIPPING
    This method typically ships vis UPS and should arrive in 4-7 Business Days (closer to 4 days for states nearest to TN, closer to 7 days for states farthest from TN). This method is trackable and will include a tracking number on the shipping confirmation e-mail. Please be aware that once sent to you, the shipping confirmation number may take several hours to show up on the shipper’s tracking system.
    NOTE: UPS Can NOT deliver to a PO Box or an APO address. If you want your package delivered to a PO Box / APO address please select economy shipping.

  • SECOND DAY AIR:
    Orders placed before 11:00am on a business day will be delivered in 2 business days. Orders placed after 11:00am on a business day will be delivered in 3 business days. This method is trackable and will include a tracking number on the shipping confirmation e-mail.

  • NEXT DAY AIR:
    Orders placed before 11:00am on a business day will be delivered the next business days. Orders placed after 11:00am on a business day will be delivered in 2 business days. This method is trackable and will include a tracking number on the shipping confirmation e-mail.

Version 5.4.1 Update 3/15/2010

Many current compatibility issues are solved with version 5.4 of the Personal Finance Software such as Windows 7 and Windows Vista compatiblity and support for 64 bit operating systems.

NOTE: You must have a full version of Dave Ramsey's Personal Finance Software already installed in order for this update to function properly.

Click here to download the latest patch.

Contact Us

Most common issues and questions can be resolved using the articles below.

If you still need assistance however, PLEASE feel free to contact us at fpsoftwaresupport@daveramsey.com

Access is Denied - Windows Vista

Please download our latest patch here.

NOTE: You must have a full version of Dave Ramsey's Personal Finance Software already installed in order for this update to function properly.

Class Not Registered - Windows Vista

Please download our latest patch here.

NOTE: You must have a full version of Dave Ramsey's Personal Finance Software already installed in order for this update to function properly.

Library Not Registered - Windows 7

Please download our latest patch here.

NOTE: You must have a full version of Dave Ramsey's Personal Finance Software already installed in order for this update to function properly.

Missing Library - ATL80.DLL

Are you getting the following error?

    Executable C:\Program Files\Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace Financial Software\test.exe' had the following unrecoverable error: Couldn't find library ATL80.DLL (required by C:\PROGR~1\MICROS~2\Office12\GrooveUTIL.DLL) Please ensure that it is installed.

This error is caused by a compatibility issue with Microsoft Groove, an application that is not often used and is included with Microsoft Office 2007. The Dave Ramsey Personal Finance software is not compatible with Microsoft Groove.

The following article on Microsofts's website will show you how to disable Groove while leaving the rest of your Office installation intact: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/907504

I just purchased the software. How do I get it?

A link to download your product is included on your order confirmation email. Please refer to that email to download your product. The link that you need to click on is probably titled InstantAccess.zip or ClickHereToDownload.exe.

Have you viewed the tutorial?

Most of your questions can be answered either through viewing the tutorial or by reading More Information from the Help Menu.

What does this software do?

This software provides you with the opportunity to interact with the financial forms found in Dave Ramsey’s materials. You’ll also have exciting calculators that will estimate future values of your investments, calculate early pay-offs, and more. This software includes other features such as a checkbook registry that will help you reconcile your checkbook and an informative financial glossary.

Where can I get this software?

The Personal Finance Software is available as both a download or a physical CD-ROM in our online store.

You can also order the CD-ROM or downloadable versions through our Customer Care department at 888.22.PEACE.

Unfortunately, the downloadable version is only available through our Online Store.

Does this software connect to my bank accounts through the Internet?

No

Is the Personal Finance Software Mac compatible?

Not at this time.

Can I resize the Dave Ramsey software window?

Unfortunately no. The software was optimized for 800x600 resolutions which was the norm at the time the software was built.

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