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Financial Peace is Possible

Have you lived through the stress and anxiety that comes with debt racking up? Are you living there right now? It’s safe to say, most of us have been there. Ryan and Lauren were in that place, but after Financial Peace University (FPU), they have a radically different view of their finances. And today, they are here to share how they’ve found financial peace. “We took FPU in the fall of 2017 while engaged, and got married half-way through the…

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Brittney’s New Ride

Getting kids to and from school can be difficult, even when both parents are involved. For a single parent, with all the family responsibilities on their shoulders, taking the kids to school is just another added challenge. So Brittney Horn and the other single moms in her neighborhood came up with a carpooling plan to help each other out. As they divided up the responsibilities, the plan was working well. But some new challenges were about to make things even…

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The Schuster’s Journey to Financial Freedom

Often, when debt racks up, stress and anxiety seem to come right alongside it. Heather and Matt Schuster felt this firsthand. Heather carried a lot of guilt from bringing a large amount of student loan debt into their marriage. In 2015, she and Matt decided to join Financial Peace University (FPU) at Milestone. Through FPU they were empowered to take charge of their finances and pay off their debt. The Schusters found the financial freedom they were searching for and…

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Faith and Financial Freedom

The past few years have been difficult, to say the least, as far as finances go. I quit my career to care for my mother when she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease but quickly realized I couldn’t care for her the way she needed, and she had to go to a special care facility. For the next 5 years, I just never returned to work. My husband was deployed in the U.S. Army most of the time, and I was…

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The Jets and the Joneses: Terrance Ganaway’s Story

April 2012 had to be the best month of my life – I married my college gal, bought a new car and was drafted by the New York Jets. The only debt I had was the $3,000 student loan I took out to afford the engagement ring, but I thought that with a 4-year/$2,100,000 contract my debt would soon be wiped away. Here was my issue… I suddenly felt like I needed to ‘keep up with the Joneses.’ A timeshare,…

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