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Personal Finance Management

Personal Finance Management

Fort Worth’s Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) is available to provide financial counseling by qualified staff members. The FFSC provides one-on-one, couples and group classes at no cost to service members and their families. To learn more about the types of counseling available, call 817-782-5287 or 817-782-5470.

HOME BUYING STRATEGIES

 

Looking for a house? Become an informed Home Buyer! Learn the vital components of home buying BEFORE you commit to a property in this single-session program. Topics include negotiating, finance/hone loans, market trends, sales tactics, and what to think about when buying a home.

 

CAR BUYING STRATEGIES

 

Looking for a car? Don't get taken for a ride! Learn all the important do's and don'ts BEFORE you step onto the car lot in this single-session program. Topics include negotiating, trade-ins, discounts, financing, high-pressure sales tactics, and tricks to watch out for.

 

DEVELOPING A SPENDING PLAN

 

Do you want to get control of your financial life? This single-session workshop can help you develop a realistic spending plan. With this spending plan in place, you’ll be on your way to paying your bills on time and achieving your short and long-term financial goals.

 

 

 

TSP – YOUR KEY TO FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE

 

The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) provides all service members with the possibility to get an immediate tax break while saving for their and their family's future. Learn how to take advantage of this exciting government-sponsored savings and investment program to build wealth and achieve financial independence in this ninety-minute workshop.

 

WEALTHY WARRIOR (known elsewhere as ‘MILLION DOLLAR SAILOR’)

 

On this Joint Reserve Base a two-day interactive program is offered for active duty service members, reservists, retirees and family members who are financially stable and are looking for more in-depth information on topics such as financial goal setting and implementation, debt reduction, savings, investing, and long-term wealth building.

 

BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES

 

This single-session program provides information and hands-on skill-building in dealing with checkbook management. Topics include choosing a bank or credit union, banking fees, tracking ATM transactions; local bad check laws, and the military ramifications of financial mismanagement.

 

CONSUMER AWARENESS

 

Have you ever made a purchase that you later regretted? It's a jungle out there, and this single-session workshop will teach you how to be a savvy consumer. Topics include avoiding purchasing pitfalls, how to exercise your consumer rights, methods for resolving consumer complaints, and ways to access consumer advocacy resources.

 

CREDIT MANAGEMENT

 

This single-session workshop provides valuable information on establishing a credit history, choosing and using credit and debit cards, debt-to-income ratio, consumer installment loans, credit reports, and effectively managing your credit.

 

 

 

HOW TO SURVIVE THE HOLIDAYS FINANCIALLY

 

Learn how to reduce the financial stress of the holidays. This 90-minute workshop helps participants plan for holiday spending and make the most effective use of money this holiday season. Offered seasonally and at command request.  Call the FFSC for more information or to schedule a class at your command.

 

IDENTITY THEFT

 

This single session workshop explains the different types of identity theft, teaches ways to guard against identity theft, discusses ways to manage your personal information, and offers steps you should take if your identity is stolen. Open to military members and their families.

 

INSURANCE

 

How much insurance is enough? Which types do you really need? What should you pay? This single-session workshop covers the basic types of insurance and what they can do for you. Some topics include: life, health, homeowners and rental insurance, and SGLI. Call FFSC for more information about this program; it is open to military members and their families.

 

 

 

SAVINGS AND INVESTMENTS

 

This single session, interactive program, suitable for all audiences, is designed to develop more in depth knowledge and skills that will enable participants to save and invest wisely. Explore various investment options and learn which instrument best suits you and your individual investment goals.

 

SMART START – FINANCES FOR NEWLYWEDS

 

This program provides financial information and guidance to single service members contemplating marriage and newly married service members. Topics covered are short and long-term financial goal-setting, spending plans, savings and investing, and effective communication on financial matters. Open to military members and their families.

 


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