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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - June 20, 2013

First Command Offers Banking Support To Clients Impacted By Colorado Forest Fires

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FORT WORTH, Texas — First Command Financial Services, Inc. announced today that it is offering banking support to its clients who have been impacted by the Black Forest Fire near Colorado Springs.

Through the company’s banking subsidiary, First Command clients in the Colorado Springs area are being offered:

  • First Command Bank certificates of deposit which pay a premium of 50 basis points above the bank’s posted rate for the selected maturity. In the event a client needs to withdraw the C.D. prior to maturity, the prepayment penalty will be waived for individuals who receive an original insurance benefit check that reflects a property address in the greater Colorado Springs area.
  • Expedited service by First Command Bank’s consumer loan team, which is prepared to quickly respond to credit requests and approve loan payment skips for clients in Colorado Springs while they are in the process of recovering.

“We are pleased to offer this special assistance to our valued clients who have been affected by Colorado’s Black Forest Fire,” said Scott Spiker, CEO of First Command. “Throughout this crisis, First Command Financial Advisors in the Colorado Springs area will be offering knowledgeable guidance and face-to-face support to our impacted clients. We remain committed to our mission of coaching those who serve in their pursuit of financial security.”

About First Command Financial Behaviors Index®

Compiled by Sentient Decision Science, Inc., the First Command Financial Behaviors Index® assesses trends among the American public’s financial behaviors, attitudes and intentions through a monthly survey of approximately 530 U.S. consumers aged 25 to 70 with annual household incomes of at least $50,000. Results are reported quarterly. The margin of error is +/- 4.3 percent with a 95 percent level of confidence. Financial Behaviors Index

About Sentient Decision Science, Inc.

Sentient Decision Science was commissioned by First Command to compile the Financial Behaviors Index®. SDS is a behavioral science and consumer psychology consulting firm with special vertical expertise within the financial services industry. SDS specializes in advanced research methods and statistical analysis of behavioral and attitudinal data.

About First Command

First Command Financial Services and its subsidiaries, including First Command Bank and First Command Financial Planning, assist American families in their efforts to build wealth, reduce debt and pursue their lifetime financial goals and dreams—focusing on consumer behavior as the first and most powerful determinant of results. Through knowledgeable advice and coaching of the financial behaviors conducive to success, First Command Financial Advisors have built trustworthy, lasting relationships with hundreds of thousands of client families since 1958.

First Command Financial Services, Inc., is the parent of First Command Financial Planning, Inc. (Member SIPC, FINRA), First Command Insurance Services, Inc. and First Command Bank. Financial planning services and investment products, including securities, are offered by First Command Financial Planning, Inc. Insurance products and services are offered by First Command Insurance Services, Inc. in all states except Montana, where as required by law, insurance products and services are offered by First Command Financial Services, Inc. (a separate Montana domestic corporation). Banking products and services are offered by First Command Bank. In certain states, as required by law, First Command Insurance Services, Inc. does business as a separate domestic corporation. Securities products are not FDIC insured, have no bank guarantee and may lose value. A financial plan, by itself, cannot assure that retirement or other financial goals will be met.

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