A high level of financial knowledge is associated with feelings of emotional well-being in middle-class military families, reinforcing the value of financial education in the armed forces. Results of a financial literacy test and survey jointly
First Command Educational Foundation has rolled out a military version of its popular web-based financial literacy program, delivering much-needed financial education at no cost to servicemembers and their families around the globe.
Auto dealers make it easy to buy a new car these days. And they don’t necessarily let the details of your insurance coverage get in the way of a sale. In many cases, you need to provide only an ID card showing proof of liability insurance and off you
As cost-conscious Americans prepare for the annual back-to-school shopping season, military families will be making the most of their paychecks through a commitment to frugal spending. The First Command Financial Behaviors Index® has uncovered a
Active-duty service members are a financially literate lot, earning an average grade of 77 percent on a test of financial knowledge jointly commissioned by First Command Financial Services, Inc., and First Command Educational Foundation.
The news media is filled with stories about how the economy is impacting the personal finances of middle-class Americans. But we’ve seen very little content or conversation that addresses the impact of the economy on middle-class military families.
Looking for a second chance to get into one of the military service academies? Greystone Preparatory School is ready to help. Located in Kerrville, Texas, on the campus of Schreiner University, Greystone is a post-high school, college level prep
Fiscal responsibility is coming back into style, and military families are leading the way with a commitment to reduce their credit card debt. Military families with household incomes of at least $50,000 pay more towards their short-term debt than
Sixteen percent of middle-class Americans who don’t have a financial planner say they are likely to get one in 2011. And they may be asking for your help.
It’s tax season again, and as April 18 rapidly approaches, First Command Tax Services is encouraging its clients to send in their tax information early this year by offering a 10 percent discount to the “Early Birds.” Those who return their completed