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October 1, 2015                                                                                                                            



NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Ramsey Solutions is launching a brand new curriculum, Foundations in Personal Finance: Middle School Edition, specifically designed for grades 6 to 8. Personal finance expert Dave Ramsey created Foundations in Personal Finance to teach students the value of saving, spending and giving to guide them down the path of financial literacy.

Foundations in Personal Finance: Middle School Edition is presented in 6 chapters that include saving and budgeting, credit and debt, global economics and consumerism. The chapters are stand alone and can be used in any order to allow for more flexibility in the classroom. Lessons within the chapters are supported by videos taught by financial experts Rachel Cruze, Anthony ONeal and Ramsey. These experts appeal to students by utilizing humor and real-life stories that educate and reinforce sound principles for managing money.

Jim King, senior vice president of Education Solutions, said, "This is a really exciting time for our Education Solutions team. We have been working with high schools for the past 16 years and have impacted millions of students. Now we are bringing our life changing message to middle school students.  We have been looking forward to this day for several years."

Foundations in Personal Finance is a turnkey curriculum that meets standards and benchmarks in all fifty states and Jump$tart national standards. It is also available in both print and digital delivery options to accommodate for different needs in today’s modern classroom. More than two million high school students have taken Dave Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance course nationwide.

Pre-orders of the curriculum are currently being taken for the spring 2016 semester. For more information, go to www.daveramsey.com/school or call 800-781-8914 to speak with an advisor.

About Dave Ramsey
America’s trusted voice on money and business, Dave Ramsey is a personal money-management expert and extremely popular national radio personality. His company, Ramsey Solutions offers a message of hope, through various means, to anyone who wants to better understand the principles of proper money management. Ramsey has authored five New York Times best-selling books. “The Dave Ramsey Show” is heard by more than 8.5 million listeners each week on more than 550 radio stations, “The Dave Ramsey Show” channel on iHeartRadio and a 24-hour online streaming video channel.

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