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Dave Says: Play it smart

Dave Says: Play it smart

I love it when a person has the talent and drive to open their own business, but right now you’re unemployed and looking at going into debt. That’s a bad idea.MORE

Dave Says: Investigate your options

Dave Says: Investigate your options

Dear Dave, I’m single and a firefighter, and we have a pension plus a 457(b) retirement plan. I’m not contributing to the 457(b) right now, because I’m following your plan and in Baby Step 2, which is paying off debt. Our retirement plan is managed by a big life insurance company, but I know you…MORE

How to Stay Motivated in 2019 

How to Stay Motivated in 2019 

By the middle of February 80 percent of people give up on their New Year’s resolutions–here are 3 tips to keep you on track!MORE

Dave Says:  Fight back against fraud

Dave Says: Fight back against fraud

Dear Dave, We recently learned that my wife’s ex-husband used her social security number to establish several credit card accounts. We’ve written and called the credit card companies, and we’re disputing the charges, but is there anything else we can do to protect ourselves and put an end to this? Ken   Dear Ken, You…MORE

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Dave Says: Don’t go too far

Dave Says: Don’t go too far

Do you think it would be an appropriate real-world exercise if we started charging our 17-year-old son a very small amount in rent each month to prepare him for life when he leaves home?