My Advisor helped me overcome $100,000 in debt and worked diligently to get me financially on track.

I became a First Command client while serving in the U.S. Air Force. When I arrived in Utah, I was heavily in debt – to the tune of around $100,000 – and had zero savings. My Advisor, Stephen Thaeler, took me under his wing and worked diligently to get me financially on track. He helped me develop a plan for eliminating my debt and worked with me to change my financial behaviors.

Today, the only debt I have is the mortgage on my home. I consistently invest a significant portion of my income. I don’t use credit cards except when I travel and, when I do, I pay them in full immediately. While this might seem minor to some folks, it is a big deal for me and my family. I’m proud of what I’ve accomplished and extremely appreciative of the important role that First Command and Stephen Thaeler played in helping me turn my financial life around.  

– Mark Peck


Stephen Thaeler

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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