9-Week Lesson Plan & Class Preview

In 9 lessons, you'll learn to take control of your money, invest for the future, and give like never before!

What will you learn in
Financial Peace University?

Financial Peace University (FPU) is a nine-week class on money taught by America's most trusted financial guru, Dave Ramsey. Dave and his teaching team will walk you through the basics of budgeting, dumping debt, planning for the future, and much more!

Meet the Team

Rachel Cruze

Rachel Cruze

Growing up as a Ramsey kid, Rachel Cruze learned the basic principles of money at an early age. Today, she's passionate about sharing those truths with this generation. Since joining Dave's team, she has traveled the country speaking at high schools, colleges, churches and conferences. Rachel also speaks regularly to parents, giving them the tools they need to teach their kids essential money skills for lifelong success.

Chris Hogan

Chris Hogan

Chris is an expert on mortgages, investing and personal finance. He speaks regularly at colleges, businesses, associations and churches on money and leadership. Chris conducts on-site training seminars for organizations and is a featured presenter in Dave Ramsey's Counselor Training workshop. Chris also helps high-profile clients develop a financial strategy to protect their wealth and secure their future.

 

Lesson 1

Super Saving Common Sense for Your Dollars and Cents

Dave explains the seven Baby Steps that will guide you throughout Financial Peace University. You will also learn the three key reasons why you should save money—and why you must start now!

 

Lesson 2

Relating With Money Nerds and Free Spirits Unite!

Learn why it's important for spouses to communicate and work together toward success. Also, singles will learn the importance of accountability, and parents will find out how to teach their kids about money.

 

Lesson 3

Cash Flow Planning The Nuts and Bolts of Budgeting

Learning how to take control of your money starts with a budget. Unlock the secret of developing a monthly spending plan that really works.

 

Lesson 4

Dumping Debt Breaking the Chains of Debt

It's time to debunk some common debt myths! Dave reveals the truth about credit lies and gives you a plan to walk out of debt with confidence.

 

Lesson 5

Buyer Beware The Power of Marketing on Your Buying Decisions

Dave draws on decades of experience to reveal the power and influence that marketing has on your everyday buying decisions.

 

Lesson 6

The Role of Insurance Protecting Your Health, Family and Finances

In this lesson, Dave walks you through the world of insurance, carefully explaining what you need—and what you need to avoid.

 

Lesson 7

Retirement and College Planning Mastering the Alphabet Soup of Investing

Dave walks you through the maze of retirement options and helps you figure out your best retirement plan. You will also learn how to plan for college so your kids can graduate debt free!

 

Lesson 8

Real Estate and Mortgages Keeping the American Dream From Becoming a Nightmare

Dave draws on more than 20 years of real estate experience to teach you the ins and outs of mortgages and how to win when buying or selling your home.

 

Lesson 9

The Great Misunderstanding Unleashing the Power of Generous Giving

Learn how generous giving can completely revolutionize your attitude and improve your finances, business and relationships.

 

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The Baby Steps

Get out of debt the same way you learned to walk—one step at a time.

Baby Step 1

$1,000 - Emergency Fund

Baby Step 2

Debt Snowball

Baby Step 3

3–6 Months of Savings

Baby Step 4

15% in Retirement

Baby Step 5

College Funding

Baby Step 6

Pay Off House

Baby Step 7

Build Wealth & Give