Financial Peace University (FPU), the 13-week program taught by Dave Ramsey, is offering a new class in Columbus beginning Jan. 18.
It will meet at Third Day Baptist Church, 7880 Schomburg Road.
As they work on a Total Money Makeover, the average family pays off $5,300 in debt and saves $2,700 in the first 91 days after beginning FPU and is completely out of debt, except for the mortgage, in 18 to 24 months, according to FPU.
“We’ve actually relieved ourselves of over $50,000 worth of debt in two years just from using these principles,” Russ Lee, a former FPU participant, said in a media release.
Dave Ramsey began teaching FPU classes in 1994 every night around Nashville, Tenn. In 1997, FPU was made available on video across the country with thousands of classes around the nation today.
Topics covered in the class include:
Saving for emergencies
Relationship and money issues
Buying big bargains
Getting out of debt
Retirement and college planning
Real estate mortgages
Careers and extra jobs
Each class participant needs a kit. Special rates are routinely available online at www.daveramsey.com or by calling 888-227-3223. Included in the cost of the kit is a lifetime family membership to FPU, allowing the participant to return to any class at anytime for a refresher course. The kit also includes an FPU workbook, an FPU envelope system, 13 audio lessons, bonus CD, budgeting forms, debit card holders and Ramsey’s best-selling book, "Financial Peace."
For more information about the Third Day class, call 706-573-9802.