More than 4.5 million people have positively changed their financial future through Ramsey Solutions’ Financial Peace University (FPU).

Created by financial expert Dave Ramsey, the nine-week course provides families and individuals with practical tools to gain control of their finances and set themselves up for long-term financial success. FPU will be held in Redwood Falls at St John Lutheran Church.

The classes will begin Jan. 9, 2018 at 6 p.m. Go to www.fpu.com for more information or to register for the program. Through common-sense principles, FPU gives people the tools they need to change their behavior and succeed financially.

Along with Ramsey personalities Rachel Cruze and Chris Hogan, Ramsey teaches lessons on budgeting, relationships and money, getting out of debt, saving for emergencies and investing.

On average, families who complete FPU pay off $5,300 and save $2,700 in the first 90 days. Following the class nearly 94 percent of those families budget regularly.

“FPU will not only transform the way you handle money, but also your marriage and other areas of your life,” says 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.”

An FPU membership includes access to online video lessons, a one year subscription to the EveryDollar Plus budgeting tool, member workbook for all nine lessons and other additional resources.