The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey

The Total Money Makeover

The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey offers readers a straightforward step-by-step guide for developing a responsible relationship with money and finances. The book is useful for both people who are already on the right track and people who might be rebuilding after a financial / credit stumble. The book offers prudent advice about achieving financial independence by living debt free and within your means. Ramsey backs up claims with facts and statistics but makes the subject relatable by telling his own story of financial redemption while also sharing the stories of people that have found success with his methods.


Your Money and Your Man by Michelle Singletary

Your Money and Your Man

In Your Money and Your Man, financial writer and television show host Michelle Singletary offers women financial advice for dating / courtship, marriage, and raising kids. Singletary’s relaxed and folksy writing style makes the book engaging. The book mostly covers the basics of financial responsibility but I was still able to learn a few new things. The advice offered won’t apply to everyone but it’s helpful to know what the different options are and how to select the right one(s) for you.