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General Statistics

  • 950+ team members 
  • $200+ million in annual revenue 
  • 19 national bestselling books 
  • More than 8 million books and products sold 
  • 2 Nationally Syndicated Radio Shows 
  • The Ramsey Show is the 3rd largest nationally syndicated radio show in the U.S. 
  • 20 million combined weekly listeners 
  • 600+ radio affiliates 
  • 8 YouTube shows 
  • 3+ million combined YouTube subscribers 
  • 12 Podcasts 
  • More than 5 million students have completed Foundations in Personal Finance, our middle school, high school and university curriculum
  • Over 3 million Ramsey event attendees and viewers
  • Almost 6 million people have completed Financial Peace University 

Milestones

  • 1992: Self-published Financial Peace
  • 1992: Began The Dave Ramsey Show
  • 1994: Began teaching Financial Peace University
  • 1997: Financial Peace becomes a best-seller
  • 1999: More Than Enough published and debuted a best-seller
  • 2002: The “Dave Says” column is launched in newspaper publications
  • 2003: The Total Money Makeover published and debuted as a best-seller
  • 2011: EntreLeadership published and debuted as a best-seller
  • 2011: Ramsey Press published Quitter and it debuted as a best-seller
  • 2013: Ramsey Press published Start and debuted as a best-seller
  • 2013: Ramsey Press publishes Legacy Journey and it becomes a best-seller
  • 2013: Launched the Legacy Journey class
  • 2013: The Dave Ramsey Show launched a 24-hour online streaming video channel
  • 2014: Smart Money Smart Kids debuted as a best-seller
  • 2014: The company is rebranded as Ramsey Solutions
  • 2015: Launched the Smart Money Smart Kids class
  • 2015: Launched the Smart Money Tour live event
  • 2015: The Total Money Makeover surpasses 5 million copies sold
  • 2015: Launched SmartDollar
  • 2015: Launched EveryDollar
  • 2016: Retire Inspired debuts as a best-seller
  • 2016: EveryDollar surpasses 1 million users
  • 2017: Business Boutique debuts as a best-seller
  • 2017: EveryDollar surpasses two million users
  • 2017: The Dave Ramsey Show celebrates 25 years on-air

 

COMPANY BIO

Ramsey Solutions is committed to helping people regain control of their money, build wealth, grow their leadership skills, and enhance their lives through personal development. The company’s success is defined by the number of people whose lives are changed by a message of hope. Through a variety of mediums including live events, publishing, syndicated columns and a nationally syndicated radio show, Ramsey Solutions uses common sense education to empower people to win at life and money. Millions of families have graduated from Financial Peace University classes across the country, and Ramsey Solutions’ world-class speakers have brought vision, inspiration, and encouragement to more than a million more. Voted among Nashville’s best places to work ten times, Ramsey Solutions employs more than 800 team members focused and dedicated to doing work that matters.

The Ramsey Show

The third largest radio talk show in America, The Ramsey Show, formerly known as The Dave Ramsey Show, is heard by more than 14 million listeners each week on more than 600 radio stations, The Ramsey Show podcast, SiriusXM, iHeartRadio, and a 24-hour online streaming video channel. The caller-driven show features Ramsey’s advice on avoiding money mistakes and his step-by-step plan to get out of them. The Ramsey Show celebrated 25 years on the air in 2017.

EveryDollar

EveryDollar is an online budget tool and app that makes it easy for people to quickly set up and maintain their household budget in a simple and accessible way. With EveryDollar, users have the ability to create customized monthly budgets, seamlessly track expenses, income and savings. EveryDollar Plus offers bank connectivity, allowing users to check account balances and stream transactions directly from their bank to their budget. The EveryDollar app is available for both iOS and Android devices. EveryDollar was launched in March 2015 and now has more than two million users.

SmartDollar

SmartDollar is an online, turnkey financial wellness program that teaches employees to proactively take control of their money and completely change their financial futures. Featuring financial experts, Dave Ramsey, Chris Hogan, and Rachel Cruze, SmartDollar allows participants to track their progress as they move through the short video lessons and tools which can be accessed within the office, at home, or on the go via computer, tablet, or mobile device. SmartDollar can be used as a financial wellness benefit within individual companies or may be provided by retirement plan advisors, record keepers and health wellness providers.

Financial Peace University

Through common-sense principles and small-group accountability, Financial Peace University (FPU) gives people the tools they need to change their behavior and succeed financially. FPU lessons include best-selling authors and money experts, Rachel Cruze and Chris Hogan. More than 5 million people across the country have participated in Financial Peace University. FPU, along with The Legacy Journey and Smart Money Smart Kids classes, are offered at church and community organizations nationwide.

Foundations in Personal Finance

Ramsey Solutions’ Foundations in Personal Finance is an easy to use, turnkey curriculum that teaches students the value of saving, spending, and giving to guide them down the path of financial literacy. More than four million students have taken Foundations in Personal Finance in middle schools, high schools and universities nationwide. Foundations in Personal Finance can be used as a primary or supplemental resource to fulfill requirements in mathematics, economics, family consumer science, business mathematics and personal finance.

EntreLeadership

EntreLeadership is the process of leading to cause a venture to grow and prosper, combining the innovative spirit of an entrepreneur with the passion and drive of a leader. This philosophy is how Ramsey Solutions CEO and nationally syndicated radio talk show host Dave Ramsey has grown his highly successful company and trained his leadership team since day one. Through national events, a top-rated podcast, a best-selling book and an online coaching and mentorship program, EntreLeadership equips business owners to grow themselves, their team and their profits.

Business Boutique

Created by Ramsey Personality and certified business coach Christy Wright, Business Boutique helps women business owners overcome the obstacles they face and arms them with a proven plan for running and growing their business. Through a best-selling book, podcast, events and an online learning academy, Business Boutique has equipped thousands of women make money doing what they love.

Ramsey Press

Ramsey Press publishes fiction and nonfiction books, board games and more. This includes best-selling books such as Business BoutiqueSmart Money Smart Kids, and Retire Inspired, along with the Financial Peace Junior series and The Legacy Journey.

Ramsey Event Productions

Smart Money, Smart Conference, EntreLeadership, Retire Inspired, Business Boutique, and Momentum – dynamic live events where Dave Ramsey, Rachel Cruze, Chris Hogan, Christy Wright, Anthony ONeal and an impressive roster of thought leaders and world class speakers bring messages of hope to live audiences around the country.

Dave Says

Dave Says and Dave Ramsey’s EntreLeadership are syndicated columns carried by more than 500 publishers, with a total, combined print circulation of more than eight million. Featuring the advice of personal finance expert and best-selling author Dave Ramsey, the Dave Says column is filled with timely, relevant questions and answers taken from actual letters and calls on Ramsey's radio program, The Ramsey Show.

 

COMPANY HISTORY

2019 

  • Ramsey Solutions serves more than 3 million people.
  • The Dave Ramsey Show surpasses 17 million weekly combined listeners across radio, podcast, and YouTube, and is on more than 600 radio affiliates.
  • The Dave Ramsey Show surpasses 1 million YouTube subscribers.
  • The Ken Coleman Show is on 39 radio affiliates.
  • EveryDollar surpasses 7 million users.
  • Ramsey Solutions conducted the largest study ever done on millionaires – over 10,000 of them. National best-selling books, Everyday Millionaires by Chris Hogan, is a result of those findings.
  • Ken Coleman authors The Proximity Principle – becomes a national best-seller.
  • Rachel Cruze authors new product, The Contentment Journal.
  • Anthony ONeal authors national best-seller, Debt-Free Degree.
  • Over 213,000 people participate in the Debt-Free Degree Town Hall.
  • Ramsey Solutions moves into its new headquarters in Franklin, Tenn.
  • Ramsey Solutions is named a Best Place to Work by the Nashville Business Journal and has more than 900 team members.
  • Financial Coach Master Training has more than 2,900 people complete the program.

2018

  • The Dave Ramsey Show surpasses 600 radio affiliates.
  • Ramsey Solutions has more than 650 team members.
  • More than 4 million students in middle schools, high schools, and universities across the country have gone through Ramsey Education's Foundations in Personal Finance curriculum.

2017

  • Christy Wright authors Business Boutique.
  • EveryDollar surpasses two million users.
  • The Dave Ramsey Show surpasses 13 million weekly listeners on more than 585 radio stations and a variety of digital platforms.
  • Ramsey Solutions has more than 600 team members.
  • EveryDollar surpasses two million users.

2016

  • Rachel Cruze authors Love Your Life, Not Theirs.
  • Chris Hogan authors Retire Inspired.
  • The Dave Ramsey Show surpasses 12 million weekly listeners on more than 575 radio stations and a variety of digital platforms.
  • Ramsey Solutions has more than 550 team members.
  • EveryDollar surpasses 1 million users.

2015

  • The Dave Ramsey Show expands to more than 550 radio station affiliates, reaching more than 8.5 million listeners weekly.
  • EveryDollar, an online budgeting tool and companion app, was launched.
  • Ramsey Solutions has more than 500 team members.
  • Smart Money Smart Kids class was launched.
  • Smart Money Tour live event was launched.
  • More than 10 million books sold combined.
  • Christy Wright launched her first headlining live event.

2014

  • The company rebranded to become Ramsey Solutions as part of an ongoing plan for growth and longevity.
  • Dave hosts live events in Boise, Dallas, Indianapolis, Raleigh, Salt Lake City and San Antonio.
  • Rachel Cruze and Dave Ramsey release Smart Money, Smart Kids in April and it debuted as a best-seller on New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly.
  • The company has more than 400 team members.
  • More than 1,000,000 people have attended live events.
  • Dave Ramsey reaches more than 500,000 Twitter followers.

2013

  • Since 1994, more than 2 million families have benefitted from Financial Peace University.
  • Dave Says column is available to more than 18.2 million readers through 410 publications.
  • A new live event, Legacy Journey LIVE!, featuring Dave Ramsey and Rachel Cruze, was launched.
  • The Legacy Journey, a 7-week follow up class to Financial Peace University, was launched.
  • Dave hosts live events in Cincinnati, Colorado Springs, Des Moines, Austin, Greenville, Birmingham, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Knoxville, Orlando, Spokane, Tulsa, Los Angeles, and New York City.
  • Rachel Cruze and Chris Hogan both launched their first headline live events.
  • The Dave Ramsey Show launches a 24-hour, online streaming video channel.
  • The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition is released to celebrate 10 years in print.
  • More than 950,000 people have attended live events.
  • Foundations in Personal Finance, is available in more than 16,000 high schools and educational institutions, with more than 1.3 million students in all 50 states.
  • More than 331,000 Dave Ramsey Show listeners were referred to Dave’s Endorsed Local Providers
  • Lampo Press releases the New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling book START. by Jon Acuff.

2012

  • Since 1994, more than 1.8 million families have benefitted from Financial Peace University.
  • Dave Says column is available to more than 17.8 million readers.
  • Foundations in Personal Finance, is available in more than 11,000 high schools and educational institutions, with more than 1 million students in all 50 states.
  • A new live event, Living a Legacy, featuring Dave Ramsey, Rachel Cruze and Jon Acuff, was launched.
  • Dave hosts live events in Long Beach, Orlando, Denver, Indianapolis, Oklahoma City, Franklin, Mesa, Fresno, Houston, Highlands Ranch, Seattle, Grand Rapids, Atlanta, and San Antonio.
  • More than 280,000 Dave Ramsey Show listeners were referred to Dave’s Endorsed Local Providers
  • The Lampo Group has grown to more than 350 team members.
  • A newly revised, 9-week Financial Peace University was released in July.
  • The Dave Ramsey Show celebrated 20 years in radio.
  • The Dave Ramsey Channel was launched on iHeart Radio.
  • The Dave Ramsey Show adds WOR, in New York, to its line-up.
  • Andrews Gutierrez launched his first live event.
  • Rachel Cruze launched a newly revised version of Generation Change.
  • Dave Ramsey’s Custom College Guide was released.
  • A special edition Junior Adventures book, The Best Christmas Ever, was released.

2011

  • Since 1994, more than 1.5 million families have benefited from Financial Peace University.
  • Dave Says column is available to more than 17.5 million readers.
  • Foundations in Personal Finance is available in more than 10,000 high schools and educational institutions, with more than 350,000 students, in all 50 states.
  • Dave hosts live events in Nashville, Oklahoma City, Kansas City, Colorado Springs, Portland, Los Angeles, Dallas and Houston.
  • More than 294,000 Dave Ramsey Show listeners were referred to Dave’s Endorsed Local Providers.
  • The Lampo Group has grown to more than 320 team members!
  • Rachel Cruze wrote The Graduate’s Survival Kit, released in May, for graduating high school seniors.
  • Jon Acuff wrote Quitter, his Wall Street Journal bestselling book, in May.
  • Dave's book, EntreLeadership, was released in September. The book debuted at number one on the New York Times bestsellers list.
  • The Andres Gutierrez Show premiered in October.
  • The Dave Ramsey Show added its 500th station.

2010

  • Since 1994, more than 1,250,000 families have benefited from this life-changing program of Financial Peace University.
  • Dave Says column is available to more than sixteen million readers.
  • Foundations in Personal Finance is available in more than 10,000 high schools and educational institutions in all 50 states.
  • Dave does live events in Houston, TX, Grand Rapids, MI, San Antonio, TX, Dallas, TX, Charleston, SC, Phoenix, AZ, Atlanta, GA, Raleigh, NC and Orlando, FL &mdash more than 65,000 total attendees for the year.
  • Dave does Entreleadership One-day Simulcast and events with over 18,000 attendees for the year.
  • 285,000 Dave Ramsey Show listeners were referred to Dave’s Endorsed Local Providers.
  • The Lampo Group has grown to more than 300 team members!
  • Andres Gutierrez joined Dave to bring a message of hope to the Hispanic Community. Paz Financiera is offered in churches, businesses and community centers.
  • Dave announces co-publishing agreement with Simon and Schuster’s Howard Books. First book, based on his Entreleadership principles, will be released in the fall, 2011.

2009

  • Since 1994, more than 1,000,000 families have benefited from this life-changing program of Financial Peace University.
  • 1,000,000 people participated in Town Hall for Hope.
  • The Dave Ramsey Show is heard on more than 450 stations, including 72 top-100 markets and 10 top-20 markets.
  • Dave Ramsey was named Network/Syndicated Personality of the Year at the 2009 National Association of Broadcasters' Marconi Radio Awards.
  • Dave Says column is available to more than fourteen million readers.
  • Financial Peace for the Next Generation is available in more than 10,000 high schools and educational institutions in all 50 states.
  • Dave does live events in Portland, OR; Indianapolis, IN; Atlanta, GA; Grand Rapids, MI; Houston, TX; Dallas, TX; San Antonio, TX; Kansas City, MO; Colorado Springs, CO; Detroit, MI; and Salt Lake City, UT —more than 82,000 total attendees for the year.
  • 250,000 Dave Ramsey Show listeners were referred to Dave's Endorsed Local Providers.
  • The Lampo Group was named one of Nashville Business Journal's "Best Places to Work" for the fourth straight year.
  • The Lampo Group has grown to more than 280 team members.

2008

  • Financial Peace University partners with Military Saves to help servicemen and women learn how to handle their money.
  • The Dave Ramsey Show adds its 350th affiliate.
  • Dave Says column is available to more than five million readers.
  • Financial Peace for the Next Generation is available in more than 2,000 high schools in all 50 states.

2007

  • More than 165,000 families join FPU. Since 1994, more than 500,000 families have benefited from this life-changing program.
  • The Dave Ramsey Show is heard on more than 345 stations, including 72 top-100 markets and 10 top-20 markets.
  • Dave does live events in Oklahoma City, OK; Portland, OR; Birmingham, AL; Greenville, SC; Indianapolis, IN; Atlanta, GA; Grand Rapids, MI; Houston, TX; Dallas, TX; San Antonio, TX; Cincinnati, OH; Jackson, MS; Kansas City, MO; and Louisville, KY—more than 80,000 total attendees for the year.
  • A revised edition of The Total Money Makeover is released including all new success stories.
  • Dave Says column is seen by more than 4.5 million readers.
  • Financial Peace for the Next Generation is available in 1,800 high schools in 46 states.
  • The Lampo Group grows to more than 196 team members.
  • "The Dave Ramsey Show" premieres on the Fox Business Network.

2006

  • A total of 120,000 families graduate from FPU this year! More than 380,000 families have completed the life-changing class since 1994.
  • Dave begins a development deal with CBS Entertainment to produce a reality show pilot.
  • The Dave Ramsey Show is heard on more than 295 stations, including 65 top-100 markets and eight top-20 markets.
  • Dave does live events in Okalahoma City, OK; Dallas, TX; Knoxville, TN; San Antonio, Texas; Cleveland, Ohio; Birmingham, Ala.; Louisville, Ky.; Nashville, TN; Greenville, SC; Evansville, IN; Houston, TX; and Atlanta, GA—41,669 total attendees for the year.
  • Dave Says column is seen by more than 3 million readers.
  • Financial Peace for the Next Generation is available in more than 1,000 schools.
  • WealthCoach begins helping music artists, authors and athletes manage their money.
  • The Lampo Group has 173 employees.

2005

  • A total of 90,000 families graduate from FPU this year! More than 260,000 families have completed the life-changing class since 1994.
  • Dave helps families with their money questions on The Oprah Winfrey Show.
  • The Dave Ramsey Show is heard on more than 250 stations including 56 top-100 markets and 12 top-20 markets.
  • Dave does live events in Houston, TX; New York, NY; Grand Rapids, MI; Nashville, TN; Atlanta, GA; Memphis, TN; Birmingham, AL; Jackson, MS; Knoxville, TN; Louisville, KY; San Antonio, TX; Oklahoma, OK; and Evansville, TN—51,097 total attendees for the year.
  • The Money Answer Book is published by J. Countryman, a division of Thomas Nelson Publishing.
  • Chick-fil-A features Dave's children's books in their kid's meals and Lampo Press releases two additional children's books.
  • Dave Says column is seen by more than two million readers.
  • Financial Peace for the Next Generation is available in 600 schools.
  • Dave began teaching business leaders Entreleadership
  • The Lampo Group has 110 employees.

2004

  • Six FPU lessons are translated into Spanish, and more than 150 families go through the Spanish version of the program.
  • Financial Peace at Work coordinates with a major manufacturer to sign up more than 2,500 of the manufacturer’s team members.
  • More than 60,000 families attend Financial Peace University at thousands of locations across the country including community centers, small businesses, churches, military installations, and banks.
  • Daily Money Makeover: 90 vignettes become available to radio stations.
  • Dave is profiled by Lesley Stahl on 60 Minutes.
  • The Dave Ramsey Show gets its 200th affiliate. The show is heard on 220 stations including 47 top-100 markets and nine top-20 markets.
  • Dave does live events in Atlanta, GA; Nashville, TN; Grand Rapids, MI; Greenville, SC; Winston-Salem, NC; Memphis, TN; Pittsburgh, PA; Spokane, WA; Houston, TX; Louisville, KY; Midland/Odessa, TX; Jackson, MS; Huntsville, AL; Oklahoma City, OK; Owensboro, KY; and Montgomery, AL—41,280 total attendees for the year.
  • Financial Peace for the Next Generation is available in more than 400 schools nationwide with more than 11,000 students taking the classes.
  • The Lampo Group has 105 employees!

2003

  • Viking releases Financial Peace Revisited in January.
  • More than 110,000 families have attended Financial Peace University since its creation.
  • The Total Money Makeover debuts on the best-seller lists, and becomes our third New York Times Best-Seller. Dave begins a 32-city The Total Money Makeover tour that includes 11 LIVE events, 31 book signings, 28 sermons and 108 media appearances. Dave simulcasts The Total Money Makeover LIVE event to more than 500 locations across the country.
  • "The Dave Ramsey Show" is available on more than 137 stations including 45 top 100 markets and ten top 20 markets.
  • Dave does LIVE events in Oklahoma City, Okla.; Jackson, Miss.; Nashville, Tenn.; Houston, Texas; Midland/Odessa, Texas; San Antonio, Texas; Monroe, La.; Louisville, Ky.; Jackson, Tenn.; Memphis, Tenn.; Knoxville, Tenn.; Washington, D.C.; Portland, Maine; Phoenix, Ariz.; Greenville, S.C.; Denver, Colo.; Pittsburg, Pa.; and Grand Rapids, Mich. – 44,930 total attendees for the year.
  • Dave’s Club becomes MyTotalMoneyMakeover.com.
  • The Lampo Group releases the children's book series: The Super Red Racer, My Fantastic Fieldtrip, The Big Birthday Surprise, and Careless at the Carnival. The company also releases Tranquilidad Financiera, a Spanish translation of Financial Peace.
  • Financial Peace for the Next Generation is available in 300 schools.
  • The Lampo Group grows to 100 team members.

2002

  • More than 30,000 families graduated from FPU this year (70,000 since 1994).
  • "The Dave Ramsey Show" is heard on 137 stations including 35 top 100 markets and eight top 20 markets.
  • Dave holds his first Financial Peace LIVE simulcast event. He also does LIVE events in Jacksonville, Fla.; Jackson, Miss.; Nashville, Tenn.; Oklahoma City, Okla.; San Antonio, Texas; Houston, Texas Midland/Odessa, Texas; Monroe, La.; Pittsburg, Pa.; Portland, Maine; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Spartanburg, S.C.; Huntsville, Ala.; Phoenix, Ariz.; and Owensboro, Ky.– 32,355 total attendees for the year.
  • Priceless is published by J. Countryman, a division of Thomas Nelson, and lands on Gift Book best-seller List.
  • Financial Peace for the Next Generation is available in 100 schools.
  • The Lampo Group grows to 70 team members.

2001

  • FPU begins working with the military. Fort Knox in Ky. is the first base to hold an FPU class.
  • More than 20,000 families attend FPU this year (40,000 since 1994).
  • Updated FPU video classes are recorded over six days with an audience of more than 650 families. FPU creates the Workplace and Financial Literacy programs.
  • "The Dave Ramsey Show" is heard on more than 96 stations including 25 top 100 markets and four top 20 markets.
  • Dave does LIVE events in Jacksonville, Fla.; Paducah, Ky.; Jackson, Miss.; Nashville, Tenn.; Oklahoma City, Okla.; Houston, Texas; Jackson, Tenn.; Louisville, Ky.; Charleston, S.C.; Knoxville, Tenn.; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Huntsville, Ala.; and Phoenix, Ariz.– 32,700 total attendees for the year.
  • The subscription Web site, "Dave's Club" begins online.
  • Financial Peace for the Next Generation is available in 35 schools.
  • The Lampo Group grows to 46 team members.

2000

  • FPU begins working with churches. The Lampo Group creates a church department late in the fall of 2000.
  • More than 10,000 families attend FPU this year (20,000 since 1994).
  • A new radio studio is built in the company offices. The Lampo Group begins aggressively syndicating "The Dave Ramsey Show." The show is available on 56 stations including 14 top 100 markets and two top 20 markets.
  • Dave does LIVE events in Jackson, Miss.; Kansas City, Mo.; Birmingham, Ala.; Nashville, Tenn.; Jackson, Tenn.; Paducah, Ky.; Louisville, Ky.; Knoxville, Tenn.; Memphis, Tenn.; Oklahoma City, Okla.; Grand Rapids, Mich.; and Phoenix, Ariz.– 25,300 total attendees for the year.
  • Financial Peace Jr. is created and How To Have More Than Enough becomes available.
  • Financial Peace for the Next Generation becomes available and is offered at 12 schools to 527 students.
  • The Lampo Group grows to 33 team members.

1999

  • Financial Peace Personal Finance Software is released and wins the Ziff-Davis Financial Software of the Year Award.
  • Between 1997 and 1999 more than 10,000 families enroll in FPU (10,000 graduates since 1994).
  • "The Money Game" becomes "The Dave Ramsey Show." The show is available on 33 radio stations including eight top 100 markets.
  • Dave does LIVE events in Louisville, Ky., Birmingham, Ala.; Jackson, Miss.; Chattanooga, Tenn.; Memphis, Tenn.; Nashville, Tenn.; Knoxville, Tenn.; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Oklahoma City, Okla.; and Paducah, Ky. – 20,250 total attendees for the year.
  • Penguin Books publishes More Than Enough, and with a 10 city tour the book becomes our second New York Times Best-Seller.

1998

  • Financial Peace Planner is released, and becomes a national best seller according to Business Week and USA Today.
  • "The Money Game" is voted the number one radio show in Nashville by The Nashville Scene The studio moves into The Lampo Group offices and broadcasts to 21 markets.
  • Dave does LIVE events in Louisville, Ky.; Chattanooga, Tenn.; Charleston, S.C.; Knoxville, Tenn.; Jackson, Miss.; Memphis, Tenn.; Bristol, Tenn.; Nashville, Tenn.; Grand Rapids, Mich.; and Spartanburg, S.C. – 20,200 total attendees.
  • The company releases three new products: 1997 Taxpayer Relief Act video, The Envelope System and Dumping Debt software.

1997

  • Viking publishes Financial Peace and puts together a 21 city book tour. Financial Peace becomes The Lampo Group’s first New York Times Best-Seller.
  • Penguin Audiobooks releases the audio version of Financial Peace.
  • FPU videos become available and classes are held in bookstores, churches, libraries, restaurants, businesses, radio stations, and schools in 32 states.
  • People magazine features Dave in a three page article. He is interviewed by Matt Lauer on "The Today Show" (It is Matt's first day and Dave is his first interview). Dave also does his first appearance on Pat Robertson's CBN. Later this year Dave has appearances on "Sally Jesse Raphael," CNN, and "CBS This Morning."
  • "The Money Game" is broadcast in 12 cities.
  • Dave does his first radio affiliate LIVE event tour including Spokane, Wash.; Las Vegas, Nev. and Memphis, Tenn.—4,950 total attendees for the year. The Lampo Group Inc. conducts 26 LIVE events, 12 of which are large radio affiliate events.

1996

  • The first FPU video shoot is done over 2 Saturdays. The total number of families that graduated from FPU since 1994 reaches 1,000.
  • Dave decides to take his Nashville radio show, "The Money Game," nationwide. The first affiliate station to pick up "The Money Game" is in Oak Ridge, Tenn.
  • The Lampo Group conducts 34 seminars.
  • The Web site FinancialPeace.com is launched.

1995

  • Dave self-publishes a revised version of Financial Peace.
  • FPU grows to five days a week.
  • The Lampo Group conducts 22 seminars.

1994

  • Financial Peace University (FPU) begins. On a weekly basis for six months, Dave and his overhead projector teach five families FPU.

1992

  • Dave self-publishes Financial Peace and begins selling it by mail and out of the trunk of his car.
  • After Dave is a guest on a WWTN 99.7 FM program, the station asks Dave to start a local radio show answering financial questions from callers. The station is in bankruptcy and can’t pay for talent.
  • Dave’s show is called “The Money Game.”

1991

  • The Lampo Group Inc. begins with Dave counseling financially hurting people one on one.

 

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