The Love of Money

Contentment makes poor men rich. Discontent makes rich men poor. Supposedly, Benjamin Franklin said that. I was unable, in my brief research, to confirm that these are actually the words of Benjamin Franklin. But it’s a good thought nonetheless. I’ve written about this idea before, from a slightly different perspective, that our happiness is not […]

The Man With the Scary Scissors

I think this is the last Dave Ramsey story I’ll tell for a little while. (Or at least the last big one.) But I have to at least tell this one, because I’ve already told it to several friends, several times, and it’s turned out to be a hoot. Dave Ramsey is famous for cutting […]

Budgeting is a Love Thang

According to Dave Ramsey, money arguments are the number-one cause of marital strife. Now, I’m not sure where he got that factoid. And I don’t actually know whether it’s true, because marriages—as all relationships—are more complex and nuanced than a single cause. Regardless, it is surely true that money arguments are a leading factor in […]