There is no denying that debt is a huge problem in our country. Both for individuals and our government. At Cornerstone, we deal daily with people who are struggling with their finances. Our benevolence requests have skyrocketed this year due to the local high unemployment rates combined with the rising cost of basic necessities. It’s sad when people simply cannot pay for gas, groceries, and electricity. Unfortunately, the problems are made worse when people are in debt with no savings and no plan.
We want to serve our community and make a difference. We’ve hosted Joe Sangl several times here at Cornerstone with his Financial Learning experience, but we also want to offer Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. FPU is a 13 week course filled with Biblical wisdom about managing your finances. The class starts this Sunday evening at 6pm and is open to the community. The first lesson is free! All you need to do is register to attend. If you want to continue, the cost will be $100 including materials and lifetime membership in FPU. Your member’s kit will include a workbook, audio CD’s of all the lessons, Dave’s envelope system for cash management, online access to Dave’s resource center, Dave’s book Financial Peace Revisited, and a lifetime membership to attend any FPU class anywhere, anytime, at no charge.
If you would like to signup, please visit the Cornerstone website and let us know. Also, if you would like to sponsor someone who would like to take the class but can’t afford the $100 fee, please let me know. I am excited that we will have a number of guys taking the course who are recovering from addictions, and we will need some help to make sure all of them can take the class. I am also excited to see Josh & Karen Ramey lead this class. They have both been through Dave Ramsey’s counselor training and they are excited to get this class started. Here’s some more info from Dave’s website.
More than one million families have attended Financial Peace University with amazing results. On average, these families paid off $5,300 in debt and saved $2,700 in just the first 90 days! Stop worrying about money, and start your journey to Financial Peace today.
YES!!! I highly encourage your financial coaches to let people know that they are willing to meet with them 1-on-1 also because so many people are so overwhelmed that they have no idea how or where to start.
Way to go!
Wish I were closer so I could attend. Somehow we always make it through, but relying on cleaning out the closets and selling stuff is scary.