The First Command
Financial Behaviors Index®

Following the Financial Trends That Affect You

The First Command Financial Behaviors Index (FBI) assesses trends among U.S. military service members and the general population. * The FBI tracks financial behaviors, along with the intentions and attitudes of these two populations.


Recent Research

FINANCIAL CONFIDENCE GAP OPENS IN MILITARY FAMILIES

The First Command Financial Behaviors Index® reveals that military spouses feel less assured about their fiscal futures than service members.

MIDDLE CLASS RETIREMENT & MILITARY FAMILIES

Read the latest report from the First Command Financial Behaviors Index® and see why military families lead the middle class in confidence about retirement.

MILITARY FAMILIES FINALIZING BRS DECISIONS

The deadline for the Blended Retirement System opt-in period has ended, and two out of five eligible military families have decided to go with the new system.

MILITARY FAMILIES AND RETIREMENT CONFIDENCE

Career military families are saving more for retirement than their civilian counterparts and feeling more confident in the process.

NET WORTH STRONGEST IN MILITARY FAMILIES

The First Command Financial Behaviors Index® reveals that military families who work with a financial coach save and invest more than their DIY counterparts.

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*The First Command Financial Behaviors Index assesses trends among the American public's financial behaviors, intentions and attitudes through a monthly survey of approximately 530 U.S. consumers, ages 25—70, with annual household incomes of at least $50,000. The survey includes active-duty servicemembers in pay grades E-6 and above.

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