Wow!, is all we could say when we left his office.

Noreen and I joined the team at USPA & IRA right after we got married, way back when. We were both second lieutenants in the Army making “the big bucks”. So we contributed as much as we could to our fund every month.  At that time we could only afford to furnish our apartment with a bed, 2 bean bag chairs, and a dining room table. For the longest time we used two water coolers as chairs. Ahhh the good old days. 

Neither one of us are savvy financiers so we trusted that our USPA & IRA (now First Command) advisors would take good care of us.   After more than 30 years with First Command we gave our new advisor, Benn Stocum, a chance. Wow!, is all we could say when we left his office. Benn quickly understood our ignorance with investment strategies and held our hands until we understood what he was saying. We felt like we had just graduated with a degree in finance. Needless to say, 6 or so years later, he’s still our advisor and we tell everybody we meet, that is looking to invest in their future, to talk with Benn. He’s been like family to us.

–  Randall Cohen


Benjamin Stocum

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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