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Budgeting

How to Align Due Dates With Pay Days

Kathy is the Nerd, and she's trying to reconcile the on-paper budget with what's going on in their bank account. Dave reminds Kathy that the budget is supposed to tell her what to do.

Contentment Is a State of Being

Marie says her husband has a great job, and Marie works as a substitute teacher. Her husband would like her to take a more full-time position to build more wealth. Dave has a philosophical answer for Marie.

Tips to Increase Your Income

Marcell is a single dad and wants to know how to get out of debt and continue to pay his bills. Dave thinks it's time for Marcell to start considering a new career to bring up his income.

Keep the Lifestyle Simple

Mitchell is about to start a new job with a $20,000 income increase. He needs to adjust his budget. What would Dave suggest for this new income?

Budgeting Pocket Money

Aurora asks if you still budget for mad money when you're getting out of debt. What would Dave do?

Budgeting on His Own

Austin is 20 years old and making $13.50 an hour. He lives with his dad and wants to move out on his own. How can Austin afford to move out on his own and cover his expenses each month?

College Student Budget Priorities

Colton wants to know how to prioritize his budget. He's returning to school and getting engaged, so he has a lot of big changes coming. He has some student loans. Should he pay those off before he gets engaged?

A $235,000 Decision

Michael and his wife just had a baby. They aren't sure if his wife should stay home or return to work. They're also considering a refinance. Dave doesn't see why they can't do both.

One More Baby

Amanda wants one more child but worries it will strap her and her husband so that they are unable to attack their debt. Dave doesn't see why they couldn't afford a third child.

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