I couldn't be more grateful to have Michael on my side.

I am an active-duty soldier and after basic training, officer candidate school, a basic officer leadership course, and deployment I was ready to begin my investment journey. I used a pretty well-known company and was excited about the process. On top of wanting financial advice, my expectations were open dialogue and full transparency of where my money is going and why it's going there. With my previous advisor at the unmentioned business, I never met with him face-to-face. I was never asked what my goals are. We never discussed the why of where my money was going. And we never talked about a budget. This left me feeling angry, let down and nervous about my investments.

After sharing this with my friend, she told me about her Advisor, Michael Mower. I decided to meet with Michael and the first thing he asked me was “tell me about yourself.” I then spouted out some account balances and what I could afford to invest. Michael's response was “all that information is great and we will certainly get to that but first I just really want to know who Caleb is.” It was at this moment that I knew Michael was the Advisor for me. Since then, he has continually exceeded my expectations of open dialogue, full transparency and genuine financial advice including budgeting. I’m also beginning to actually learn about investing thanks to Michael's ability to teach. The excitement I once felt has been reinvigorated and I couldn't be more grateful to have Michael on my side.

– Caleb Clark


Michael Mower

Financial Advisor

This material contains a testimonial from a client of First Command Financial Services, Inc. and/or its affiliated entities (together “First Command”). The testimonial was provided by the client on a strictly voluntary basis. First Command has not paid any direct or indirect compensation to the client for the testimonial and is unaware of any other material conflicts of interest. The testimonial may not be representative of the experience of other First Command clients and is no guarantee of future performance or success.

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