1710 North McDonald Street
McKinney, TX 75071
p.  972.542.5302
f.   972.569.9988

We are a comprehensive
homeless program
that helps willing people
gain dignity and independence.


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Session I  Lesson 1 : Super Saving

Common Sense for Your Dollars and Cents – We begin by explaining the Seven Baby Steps that will guide you throughout Financial Peace University. You will also learn the three key reasons why you should save money - and why you must start now!
Lesson 2: Relating With Money
Nerds and Free Spirits Unite! – Learn why it's important for spouses to communicate and work together toward success. Also, singles will learn the importance of teamwork, and parents will find out how to teach their kids about money.

Session II Lesson 3: Cash Flow Planning

The Nuts and Bolts of Budgeting – Unlock the secret of developing a monthly spending plan that really works.
Lesson 4: Dumping Debt
Breaking the Chains of Debt – It's time to debunk some common debt myths! This lesson reveals the truth about credit lies and gives you a plan to walk out of debt with confidence.

Session III

Lesson 5: Credit Sharks In Suits
Understanding Credit Bureaus and Collection Practices – What is a credit score, anyway? Unpack your credit rating and learn how to handle collectors when they call.
Lesson 6: Buyer Beware
The Power of Marketing on Your Buying Decisions – This lesson draws on decades of experience to reveal the power and influence that marketing has on your everyday buying decisions. Let the buyer beware!

Session IV

Lesson 7: Cause and Effect
The Role of Insurance in Your Financial Plan – In this lesson, you walk through the world of insurance, carefully explaining what you need - and what you need to avoid.
Lesson 8: That’s Not Good Enough
How to Buy Only Big, Big Bargains – Discover the seldom-used secrets of buying only big, big bargains -every time! Before you know it, you’ll be saying, "That’s not good enough!"

 Session V Lesson 9: Of Mice and Mutual Funds

Understanding Investments – This lesson breaks through the jargon surrounding long-term investing and empowers you to make your own decisions about your investments!Lesson 10: From Fruition to Tuition
Planning for Retirement and College – Walk through the maze of retirement options and get help figuring out the right path for you. You will also learn how to plan for college so your kids can graduate debt free!

 Session VI Lesson 11: Working In Your Strengths
Careers and Extra Jobs – This lesson will show you how to avoid dead-end or mind-numbing jobs and provide tips for job hunting, writing a résumé, and acing an interview. Plus, you’ll learn tips for finding extra jobs if you need cash to attack your debt snowball.
Lesson 12: Real Estate and Mortgages

Keeping the American Dream from Becoming a Nightmare – This lesson will teach you how to win when buying or selling your home. Plus, you’ll learn about all of the common mortgage options available today, showing you what to choose - and what to avoid.

Important Program Information
  1. The $60 program fee must be paid in advance either online at thesamaritaninn.org or in person at the Administration Building for The Samaritan Inn (see address above) prior to the beginning of the first session.
  2. Classes are held on Saturday mornings from 8:30am to 11:30am. See Schedule of Classes for specific dates.
  3. Any student under 18 must have a parental consent form signed for this class. This form will be completed at the time of registration.
  4. Classes hold a maximum of 20 students, so register early.