Mike Mead, EA, CTC, is the Endorsed Local Provider for taxes for the Dave Ramsey Show.As Dave's Endorsed Local Provider, my team and I are committed, just as Dave is, to providing Biblically based, common sense education and empowerment, seeking to give HOPE to everyone from the financially independent to the financially distressed.Alliance Financial & Income Tax provides a faith driven and ethical approach for solving the tax, financial, and accounting challenges of today's marketplace. We strive to learn and understand individual and business financial information, build and maintain long lasting relationships, and provide the highest quality information, service, and products to help bring financial peace.Dave Ramsey knows first-hand what financial independence means in his own life - living a true rags to riches to rags to riches story. By age 26 he had established a $4 million real estate portfolio (using mostly debt), only to lose it by age 30. He has since rebuilt his financial life and now devotes himself full-time to helping ordinary people understand the forces behind their financial distress and how to set things right - financially, emotionally and spiritually.Dave rebuilt his financial life and is the host of the nationally syndicated radio program "The Dave Ramsey Show". His radio program is syndicated to more than 400 radio stations nationwide with more than 4 million daily listeners. He has also authored the New York Times best sellers The Total Money Makeover, Financial Peace, More than Enough, and most recently EntreLeadership.Dave started his company to provide wealth management counseling to the public. The new Financial Peace University (FPU) is a 9-week program that helps people dump their debt, get control of their money, and learn new behaviors around money that are founded on commitment and accountability. Financial Peace University is also available as a group curriculum to churches and organizations for on-site classes.What is an ELP?An Endorsed Local Provider is a tax professional in your area that has been personally chosen by Dave's team based on his or her integrity, professionalism, and experience. ELPs understand and believe in the financial principles that Dave teaches on The Dave Ramsey Show each day.Why use Dave's ELP?ELPs are contractually obligated to share the same financial philosophies with you that Dave teaches on the air everyday. Dave's team works with the ELPs everyday to make sure they serve his listeners with high standards of customer service and with the heart of a teacher.