Third Cohort of Financial Peace University Graduates

August 24, 2015 2:36 pm
FPU graduates

Financial Peace Graduates stand proudly as they celebrate their accomplishments over budgeting, communication over finances, and saving and paying off debt!

Want control over your finances? A dedicated group of Mercy Health Saint Mary’s colleagues answered “Yes!” and began a nine-week class that could lead to a lifetime of financial wellness, known as Financial Peace University. Congratulations to our summer 2015 graduates (from left to right):

  • Kim Kelly
    Benji Raap
    Angie Bernal
    Jessica Munoz
    Egide Nsenga
  • Alicia Martinez
  • Adrian Munguia
  • Elizabeth Bertacchi

Some success stories from the class:

“This was an awakening for me. I was forced to take some responsibility. Paying the bills wasn’t my thing before, but now this has opened up communication between my spouse and me.”

“The title of this class rings true for me – this class brought me peace. Budgeting really helped me out…. I know I have enough money to pay my bills. Everything is paid for and I feel great.”

The third cohort at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s collectively paid off $7,031 in a mere nine weeks’ time and also managed to save $9,200! They also cut up ten credit cards!

As an ongoing tally, combined, all three cohorts of Mercy Health Saint Mary’s have:

Paid off non-mortgage debt of $71,720.49

Saved $94,978
Cut up more than 110 credit cards! The groups accomplish these stats during the nine weeks of the course. 

Based on the teachings of Dave Ramsey, Financial Peace University is provided at no cost to colleagues who commit to attending seven out of nine classes.

This fall, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s will be hosting three cohorts:

Tuesdays, Sept. 22- Nov. 17, 5:15-7 p.m., the first seven classes will be held at the Foundation office (307 Jefferson, second level), and the last two classes (Nov. 10 and 17) will be held in the Rad Onc’s conference room (lower level of Lacks).

Wednesdays, Sept. 23 – Nov. 18, 3:30-5 p.m., 245 Cherry St. Conference Room

Wednesdays, Sept. 23 – Nov. 18, 5:15-7 p.m., 245 Cherry St. Conference Room

Classes are free for colleagues who commit to attending at least seven of the nine weekly classes and commit to registering online.

To register, please contact Sheryl Lozicki at 616.685.6300 or for the commitment form.

Spouses and significant others are encouraged to attend. Dependent children in high school and college are also free to attend.




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