We feel very fortunate to have Deborah as our advisor.

We are a military family that became clients of First Command (when it was called USPA/IRA) back in the mid-eighties. Moving many times in a military career, we have enjoyed our long association with First Command for many reasons - one of which has been the several professional advisors that have helped us these 37 years. Although all were outstanding, Deborah Armin stood out with her level of knowledge, financial acumen, dedication, and friendship.

With Deborah, who has been our advisor for nearly 15 years, we have always known that if she cannot answer our questions, she will bring all the resources First Command has available to assist our portfolio. She has provided the type of information, clarification, and understanding of our situation that has enabled us to comfortably make important decisions knowing that we were backed by important research and an advisor who understands our reservations and risk concerns as well as our needs and long-term goals.

During the pandemic, she helped us move our 401K and IRA portfolios to a Roth account, which was pretty scary during these uncertain times. Her help in understanding this move and providing a number of alternatives to consider was key to our making a monumental decision despite a national crisis - a decision affirmed by our independent accounts and auditors. We are not sure any other advisor could have convinced us to make this decision at this point in our journey.

We have developed a relationship with Deborah Armin that is built on transparency, trust, partnership and collaboration. So important has been that trust that when we moved from Texas to Alabama in 2018, we persuaded her to become licensed in Alabama because we could not see ourselves working with any other advisor. Deborah has been much more than an advisor; she has been a trusted confidant who listens well to her clients and analyzes our needs. Quite simply, Deborah Armin is an awesome financial advisor - highly analytical, intensely perceptive, always flexible and funny but entirely focused and serious about doing her very best each and every day for her clients. We feel very fortunate to have Deborah as our advisor. Thanks, First Command!

– John & Joyce Pack


Deborah Armin

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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