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This Couple's Son Faced Leukemia, but They Still Paid Off $617,000

Overbearing mortgage payments. Bad investments. Car loans. Credit card debt. Brian and Ilene even owed money to their friends. They were broke and stressed.

After starting Financial Peace University (FPU) at their church, they began gaining momentum. Brian even made some big changes to their health insurance plan. Not long after that, in the middle of their journey to becoming debt-free, the couple received heartbreaking news—their 17-year-old son was diagnosed with leukemia.

Watch this amazing couple tell Dave how they overcame a seemingly impossible situation to pay off more than $600,000 in debt and find financial peace.



Ready to learn how to win with money? Start FPU and take control of your finances! For real. For good.



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