Top financial concerns of federal employees.

Results of First Command’s annual survey of federal employees reveal that 28% of respondents are not at all/not too stressed about the current U.S. economic situation, while 18% are very/extremely stressed. A majority, 53%, say they are only somewhat stressed.

When asked about their top financial concerns, their responses were:

  • State of the economy: 50%
  • Cost of goods: 48%
  • Ability to retire comfortably: 47%
  • Cost of health insurance: 42%
  • Personal debt: 40%
  • Cost of gas: 40%

How do your concerns match up? If you’d like to get your financial life squared away, click here to find a Financial Advisor in your area. Visit for more detailed information on the First Command Financial Behaviors Index® federal employ survey results.


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