Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about Financial Peace University? Check the list of frequently asked questions below.

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What is FPU membership?

When you purchase a Financial Peace University (FPU) membership, you receive all the class materials and access to the FPU online resources you need to succeed. Your membership means that you can attend the FPU class as often as you like. Spouses and engaged couples can attend together with a single membership, and teens living at home are welcome to attend with their parents.

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How often do the classes meet?

Classes are typically held once per week for nine consecutive weeks.

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How is each class structured?

Each class session lasts approximately an hour and a half. For the first half of the class, Dave Ramsey teaches on DVD. During the second half, class members come together for a small-group discussion and hands-on activities. Group members support and encourage each other as they work to change their financial futures.

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What is the average size of the class?

The average class size is between 8–12 families (12–24 people).

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What happens if I miss one class? Can I make it up?

As part of your membership to FPU, you'll receive audio discs of all nine lessons. If you miss a class, you can review that week's lesson on CD and share what stuck out to you with your coordinator when you return the following week.

Videos of each lesson are also available in FPU Central. You can view two complete lessons for free and rent additional videos as needed.

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How many classes do I need to attend in order to graduate?

You must attend eight of the nine classes to qualify for a graduation certificate.

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What are the subjects covered in each lesson?

Find out about each lesson on the Class Preview page.

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When will the first class start?

The first class session is usually two weeks after the preview session. In some cases, the coordinator may decide to host a second preview session. In those instances, the class start date may be moved back. Please check with your class coordinator or check our website for updated class start dates.

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Will I be asked to provide any personal financial information?

A couple of times throughout the nine lessons, we will collect financial data to get a cumulative financial view of the class. This data is strictly confidential and will not be tied to any personally identifiable information.

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Can I get any additional assistance?

Your FPU membership covers the nine-week class, the ability to attend future FPU classes and access to FPU Central. For more personalized coaching, we offer phone counseling and one-on-one counseling through a network of trained counselors for an additional fee. For more information on counseling, visit the coaching page.

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Who benefits from this program?

Everyone can benefit from this program, regardless of age (whether you are 21 or 61), income (whether you make $12,000 or $100,000 per year) and marital status. Everyone benefits from FPU!

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How do I get started with Financial Peace University?

It's easy! Check out this simple, step-by-step method:

  • Check our class finder tool to find and enroll in a class near you
  • Purchase your FPU membership and materials online, through our customer care center or through your class coordinator
  • Show up and begin changing your future
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Which experience is right for me?

 
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9 Video-Based Lessons
 
 
 
Small Group Atmosphere
 
 
 
Workbook
 
 
 
Audio
 
MP3
 
CDs
 
CDs
Complete Guide to Money
 
PDF
 
Book
 
Book
Video Access
 
16 Week Access
 
In Class
 
DVDs
Online Budgeting Tools
 
16 Week Access
 
13 Week Access
 
13 Week Access


Are there refunds if I do not like the program?

Our guarantee is simply this: If you do it, it works! If you don't do it, it won't work! If you work the program, you won't want your money back. If you don't work the program, you don't get your money back.

We will help you as much as needed throughout the program to ensure your success. We truly hope this becomes a major blessing to you and your family!

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