Financial Readiness

Army National Guard: State Active Duty

Benefit Fact Sheet

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Summary:

The Army's Financial Readiness Program (FRP) and Consumer Advocacy Services are available at every installation. Army Community Service (ACS) FRP teaches Soldiers in both classroom training & individual counseling sessions, how to save and invest their money, how to establish savings goals, debt elimination strategies, and saving for emergencies. Through partnerships with non-profit corporations, many of these tools and resources are provided online for those geographically separated from an ACS office. Contact your local installation ACS center or Family Service Center for more information.

 

Eligibility:

Army National Guard Soldiers on state active duty and their authorized Family members are not eligible for Financial Readiness services but are eligible for services from Military OneSource and may access online tools provided by MyArmyOneSource and the Department of Defense (see Additional Resources section below).

Additional Information:

For more information, finance calculators, online training, and other tools see the Financial Readiness website maintained by ArmyOneSource.com: 
https://www.myarmyonesource.com/familyprogramsandservices/financialreadiness/default.aspx

More information can be found in Ch 4 Section V of AR 608-1, Army Community Service:
http://www.apd.army.mil/pdffiles/r608_1.pdf

MyArmyOneSource Financial Literacy Game: 
http://www.myarmyonesource.com/CommunitiesandMarketplace/FinancialLiteracyGame/default.aspx

For the location of the Finance Readiness office on local Army Installations, check the Resource Locator library on MyArmyBenefits:
http://myarmybenefits.us.army.mil/Home/Benefit_Library/Resource_Locator.html


Document Review Date: 25 February 2016