Weatherford Democrat

January 6, 2013

FNB-Weatherford to host Dave Ramsey Financial Seminar


Weatherford Democrat

— First National Bank-Weatherford will host the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University seminar beginning Jan 17.

Registration is available at www.daveramsey.com. Cost of the class is $89 per couple.

Dave Ramsey’s class will teach you everything you need to know about dumping debt, building wealth and changing your family tree. More than one million families have attended FPU with amazing results. On average, they pay off $5,300 in debt and save $2,700 in just 90 days.

FPU coordinator Bill Kiker, a successful business owner, will lead the classes that meet for one hour a week for nine weeks.

What will you learn?

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.

“As we enter a new year we all pause to take inventory of our financial well being,” said Evon Markum, FNB senior vice president of Marketing.

Markum said upon completion of the class the bank is offering a partial rebate of $29 of the cost to attendees who open a savings account at FNB, making the final cost of the class $60.

“We are committed to assisting Parker County families succeed financially,”  Markum said.