FAQs

Q. Who can I contact for one on one coaching?
Q: What financial classes are offered at Bethel?
Q: What is a Financial Peace University (FPU) Membership, and is there a membership for I Was Broke. Now I'm Not. (IWBNIN)?
Q: How long are each of the financial classes?
Q. How is each class structured?
Q. What is the average size of the class?
Q. What happens if I miss a class? Can I make it up?
Q. How many classes do I need to attend in order to graduate?
Q. When will the first class start?
Q. Will I be asked to provide any personal financial information?
Q. Can I get any additional assistance?
Q. Who benefits from this program?
Q. Are there refunds if I don't like the program?
Q. Do you offer scholarships?
Q. What should my first step be to become a better steward of my finances?
Q. How do I volunteer with the Momentum team?
Q. What does the Momentum team do for fun, fellowship and equipping themselves to minister to people in the church?
Q. Can I sell or promote my business or network marketing during class?

 


Q. Who can I contact for one on one coaching?
A. Email us at momentum@bethelworld.org and one of our coaches will get in touch with you. If you haven’t completed either the Financial Peace University or I Was Broke, Now I’m Not class, you will be required to do so before a member from our team will engage in financial coaching with you.

Q: What financial classes are offered at Bethel?
A: Bethel offers financial education in the form of the following classes, which are offered at various times throughout the year. Click here for more information. Classes will be reviewed and modified seasonally, so check back for current class offerings.

  • I Was Broke. Now I’m Not.
  • Financial Peace University

If you are interested in other classes, please let us know here.

Q: What is a Financial Peace University (FPU) Membership, and is there a membership for I Was Broke. Now I'm Not. (IWBNIN)?
A: When you purchase a Financial Peace University (FPU) membership, you receive all the class materials and access to the FPU online resources you need to succeed. Please check the FPU website for up-to-date and accurate information as their programs change every so often.

There is no membership for IWBNIN. Online and group study classes are available; click here for more information.

Q: How long are each of the financial classes?
A: I Was Broke. Now I'm Not. classes are approximately 75 minutes long, once per week for six consecutive weeks.

FPU classes are approximately 2 hours long, once per week for nine consecutive weeks.

Q. How is each class structured?
A. I Was Broke. Now I'm Not: Each class session lasts approximately an hour and 15 minutes. Joe Sangl teaches on DVD. Group members support and encourage each other as they work to change their financial futures.

Financial Peace University: Each class session lasts approximately two hours. For the first half of the class, Dave Ramsey teaches on DVD. During the second half, class members come together for a small-group discussion and hands-on activities. Group members support and encourage each other as they work to change their financial futures.

Q. What is the average size of the class?
A. The average class size is between is 15-20 people.

Q. What happens if I miss a class? Can I make it up?
A. I Was Broke. Now I'm Not: You can make up class work if you miss one class; however, if absent for more than one class, you will be ineligible to receive a graduation certificate.

Financial Peace University: As part of your membership to FPU, you'll have access to watch the lessons in FPU Central. If you miss a class, you can review that week's lesson and share what stuck out to you with your coordinator when you return the following week. Videos of each lesson are available in FPU Central for 9 weeks. Please check the FPU website for up-to-date and accurate information as their programs change every so often.

Q. How many classes do I need to attend in order to graduate?
A. I Was Broke. Now I'm Not: You must attend five of the six classes to qualify for a graduation certificate.

Financial Peace University: You must attend eight of the nine classes to qualify for a graduation certificate.

Please contact us to make special arrangements for missed classes.

Q. When will the first class start?
A. Please check our website for updated class start dates.
 

Q. Will I be asked to provide any personal financial information?
A. A couple of times throughout the nine lessons of Financial Peace University, we will collect financial data to get a cumulative financial view of the class. This data is strictly confidential and will not be tied to any personally identifiable information.

Q. Can I get any additional assistance?
A. If you have signed up to take I Was Broke. Now I'm Not,  Financial coaching is available by contacting momentum@bethelworld.org or by asking your instructor.

Financial Peace University: Your FPU membership covers the nine-week class, the ability to attend future FPU classes and access to FPU Central.

Q. Who benefits from this program?
A. Everyone can benefit from these programs, regardless of age (whether you are 21 or 61), income (whether you make $12,000 or $100,000 per year) and marital status, or whether you are struggling, stable, or have a financial surplus.

Q. Are there refunds if I don't like the program?
A. Our guarantee is simply this: If you do it, it works! If you don't do it, it won't work! If you work the program, you won't want your money back. If you don't work the program, you don't get your money back. We will help you as much as needed throughout the program to ensure your success. We truly hope this becomes a major blessing to you and your family!

Q. Do you offer scholarships?
A. Follow our scholarship guideline by clicking the link below:

Scholarship Info

Q. What should my first step be to become a better steward of my finances?
A. Enroll in one of our personal finance classes.

Q. How do I volunteer with the Momentum team?
A. The only requirement to volunteer with the Momentum Team is becoming a Bethel Church member and a desire to help equip others in their next steps in their financial journey.

Q. What does the Momentum team do for fun, fellowship and equipping themselves to minister to people in the church?
A. Throughout the calendar year, the Momentum Ministry Team along with their family meet together to eat, play games, and watch movies. We offer on going one on one coaching, stewardship and leadership training for our team members. We take annual retreats with educational emphasis.

Q. Can I sell or promote my business or network marketing during class?
A. No one is allowed to promote their business or network marketing during class.