The First Command Financial Behaviors Index (FBI) assesses trends among U.S. military service members and the general population.* The FBI tracks financial behaviors, along with the intentions and attitudes of these two populations. One of our main survey topics over the past several years has been sequestration. For more detailed information visit Bridging the Sequestration Gap.
The First Command Financial Behaviors Index® indicates 71 percent of career military families are extremely or very confident in their ability to retire comfortably.
The majority of America's career military families who work with a financial advisor are staying focused on retirement savings in 2017, according to the latest results of the First Command Financial Behaviors Index®.
First Command Financial Behaviors Index® reveals nine out of ten middle–class military families have budgeted for relocation costs during the 2017 PCS season
First Command Financial Behaviors Index® reveals top tax refund spending plans for 2017
First Command's financial readiness survey reveals that seven out of ten military test takers were unable to earn a passing grade on annual quiz.
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*The First Command Financial Behaviors Index assesses trends among the American public's financial behaviors, intentions and attitudes through a monthly survey of approximately 530 U.S. consumers, ages 25—70, with annual household incomes of at least $50,000. The survey includes active-duty servicemembers in pay grades E-6 and above.
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