Downey churches to offer financial education classes

DOWNEY - Three local churches will begin offering a nine-week financial education class starting in mid-January.Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University will be offered at Light and Life Christian Fellowship starting Jan. 12, at Downey First Christian Church starting Jan. 13 and Los Angeles International Church of Christ starting Jan. 20. On average, families who complete the course pay off $5,300 and save $2,700 in the first 90 days. Nearly 94 percent of families also start budgeting regularly. "FPU will not only transform the way you handle money but also your marriage and other areas of your life," said Ramsey. "This isn't a boring financial class. We make learning about money fun and easy to understand so people in every situation can benefit from the information." There is a fee to complete the class. For more information, contact one of the following churches: Downey First Christian Church is at 10909 New St. To register for classes, call Mark Schoch at (562) 862-2438. Light and Life Christian Fellowship is at 9245 Florence Ave. To register, call Peter Wright at (562) 862-0910. Los Angeles International Church of Christ is at 10629 Lakewood Blvd. To sign-up, call Michael Glenn at (323) 566-6537.

********** Published: December 27, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 37