5 Ways to Make Your Daily Commute Less Boring

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The average commute time in America is 25 minutes. So, on average, Americans spend 50 minutes a day going to and from work.

But that doesn’t have to be wasted time. In fact, you can actually use that time to learn, instead of listening to the same 10 songs your favorite radio station plays.  

What if you could redeem your drive time and make your daily commute, or your eight-hour drive to the beach, something you look forward to? Well, here’s the good news—you can!

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We’ve got some audiobooks and free podcasts to help you do just that:

1. The Commuter Special

If you’re new to Dave Ramsey, this is for you. This is a crash course in Dave’s principles that will give you a solid foundation going forward. You’ll get the audio version of Dave’s New York Times best-seller The Total Money Makeover, audio for four of Dave’s most popular Financial Peace University lessons, and a download of Dave’s High Performance Achievement lesson on accomplishing goals.

2. Smart Money, Smart Kids Audiobook

Why not learn a thing or two about teaching your kids about money while you’re driving? Dave and his daughter, Rachel Cruze, will teach you how to raise money-smart kids in a debt-filled world in their New York Times #1 best seller. The audiobook runs 7 hours and 19 minutes and is read by both Dave and Rachel. With that relatively small time and money investment, your family will see benefits for generations to come. Why? Because you’ve taught your child how to have a healthy relationship with money.

3. EntreLeadership Audiobook and Podcast

In EntreLeadership, you’ll learn everything you ever wanted to know about building and growing a business but didn’t know who to ask. Dave has taken his business from a one-man company to more than 450 team members using these entrepreneurial and leadership principles.

If you’re into podcasts, check out Dave’s free Entreleadership podcast featuring world-class leaders like Simon Sinek, Mark Cuban, Dan Cathy, John C. Maxwell, Patrick Lencioni and many others. It’s your weekly resource for lessons on business, team building and leadership.

4. The Dave Ramsey Show Podcast

Dave’s radio show is heard on more than 550 stations across the country. If your drive time doesn’t line up with the broadcast in your town, download the free podcast. You can get all three hours of the radio show commercial-free by subscribing through iTunes!

5. Junior’s Adventures Audiobooks

Tired of hearing “Are we there yet?” from the backseat?

These audio books are perfect for occupying your kids while driving on vacation or even around town running errands. You can purchase downloads of all six audiobooks or get them a la carte. This is a fun, new way to supplement what you’re already teaching your kids about money.

Your daily commute (or trip to the beach) doesn’t have to be the same old, same old. Liven it up with some of these audiobooks and podcasts and make your drive time something you look forward to. And the bonus benefit? You’ll arrive at work smarter than when you left the house this morning!

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