The Case(s) Against Dave Ramsey

Melissa J. Hogan
16 min readApr 20, 2021

In the fall of 2019, I had a legal encounter with Dave Ramsey’s company, Ramsey Solutions (legal name: The Lampo Group). As a lawyer myself, I became interested in certain themes I noticed in how they handle legal (and other) challenges.

As background, for over twenty years, I was married to Chris Hogan, now a former Ramsey personality who first began working at Ramsey Solutions in 2005. Eventually, I lost faith in the integrity of Dave Ramsey personally and in the company and its board based on how they handled my ex-husband’s infidelity as well as other matters such as…

Melissa J. Hogan

Lawyer. Author, “Afraid of the Doctor: Every Parent’s Guide to Preventing and Managing Medical Trauma.” Find me at