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My Rating: 4/5

The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey

High-Level Summary

A plainspoken approach to eliminating debt and long-term financial planning that anyone can pick-up. Highly recommended.


Dave Ramsey's 7 Baby Steps to Get Debt-free

  1. Quickly start a Emergency Fund of $1,000
  2. Debt Snowball: Sprint to pay off all outstanding debts, starting with the smallest
  3. Save 3-6 months expenses
  4. Invest 15% of household income into Roth IRAs and pre-tax retirement
  5. Start saving for kids' college funds, if relevant
  6. Pay down your home mortgage
  7. Continue building wealth and seek out giving opportunities

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