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Financial Readiness offers a wide range of services to individual soldiers and to units. For the individual, assistance is available for preparing detailed budgets or in developing strategies for improved financial stability.

Soldiers who are anticipating a PCS move, a deployment, marriage, or who are expecting a baby could benefit from the various classes that are offered monthly.

For those who are experiencing or anticipate financial difficulties, we recommend class attendance, individual counseling, or applying for assistance from
Army Emergency Relief, depending on the severity of the situation.

If you're thinking about making a major financial decision or purchase, contact our financial readiness counselors for guidance or stop by our office at Building 250.

We have a number of publications that can help you make better financial decisions such as budget planning, buying a car, becoming debt free and investments. Including information on TSP program and become a smarter consumer. We can also help the beginning investor understand the basics and provide information on the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP).

Be sure to contact our office if you have a consumer issue or want to make a complaint. Check our link to the Better Business Bureau and to Military Sentinel to investigate complaints against local businesses.  To file a complaint complete this form and bring it to FRP for more assistance.

Our office also assists units in providing financial and consumer training.

Classes are available on checking account management, credit reports and credit scoring, insurance, car buying, identity theft, and budgeting.

 

Resources

 

 

 

Credit
SCRA

Get a free credit report
ID Theft
National Foundation for Credit Counseling
Credit repair and other scams
Payday loan information
Preparing for security clearance review
 

Handling Your Money
Mortgage and financial calculators
Save and Invest.org

Military Saves Week

Car Buying and Repair
Kelley Blue Book
Edmunds
Car Talk

Fraud and Scams
Better Business Bureau
BBB Military Line
Consumer.gov
National Fraud Information Center
Looks Too Good to Be True
Consumer World
Postal Inspection Service
Consumer Complaint Form (DA 5184)

Military Money

MyPay
FSSA
Preparing for security clearance review
Thrift Savings Plan
 

Taxes
Internal Revenue Service
Tax Withholding Calculator

Consumer Law
National Consumer Law Center
 

SaveAndInvest.org
Have Fun with Finance: Play Moneytopia or Try a Quick Tutorial
Deployment-Talking about money with your spouse
Investing-Learn about IRAs
Home-Help for home buyers
More Investor Tools and Resources

 
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