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Wednesday, June 27, 2007

The Total Money Makeover: An Overview


For those trying to get out of debt, books by Dave Rasmey are often recommended. I listen to his radio show about once a month (we can't get it where I live, so I have to listen via internet), and I have seen him at a live event in Birmingham.

He is probably best known, though, for his books. The Total Money Makeover simply walks readers through two major sections.

  • The first part of the book (chapters 1-5) deals with how to view money. Myths about money are discussed as are attitudes.

  • The second part (chapters 6-13) deals with Ramsey's "baby steps" to wealth.

In these reviews, I will simply give my impression of each chapter of the book. I own the book and have read it cover-to-cover three times. While I don't follow everything in it, I see the wisdom behind the book.

Overall, the book is helpful, and I hope you will see the value of picking it up as we discuss each chapter, starting tomorrow.


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