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Financial Readiness Program (FRP)

Building 3443 Aerobee Rd Pershing Park Welcome Center

Army Community Service (ACS) Programs, Services and Facilities

Army Community Service (ACS) Programs, Services and Facilities

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 4:30pm

About Financial Readiness Program (FRP)

The Financial Readiness Program (FRP) provides Soldiers, Civilians and their Family Members with accurate and current financial information, education, and individual financial counseling to ensure they are better able to make educated and informed financial decisions. The FRP has an assortment of services to assist individuals improve their financial well being, financial self-sufficiency, and reduce financial stressors. Emphasis is on educational workshops and presentations designed to inform individuals regarding money management, debt management, and saving and investing fundamentals. The FRP also provides information and support concerning consumer awareness, consumer advocacy, and emergency financial assistance.

Basic Financial Education Program
Classes are provided to Soldiers Civilians and their Family Members concerning money and debt management and saving and investing fundamentals. FRT includes understanding pay entitlements; understanding the Leave and Earnings Statement (LES), banking services and account management; spending plans; credit and debt management; consequences of indebtedness; saving and investing fundamentals; individual financial responsibility; and other important personal financial management topics. Classes are presented the first Friday of each month (except holidays), from 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in building 3338.

Unit/Organization Financial Readiness Training
Personal Financial Readiness Training at the unit/organization location will be provided as requested by leadership/directorate. Classes will be used as part of the Soldier/Civilian Unit/Organization training requirements. These presentations may be presented at the Soldier/Civilian unit/organization or at other appropriate locations. Leadership/Directorate may contact the FRP Manager to discuss, coordinate, and/or schedule these presentations.

Individual Financial Counseling
Individuals may request individual financial counseling or be referred by leadership. Soldiers, Civilians and their Family Members, and others desiring to discuss their financial concerns with a financial counselor may contact the FRP Manager to schedule an appointment.

Credit History (reports) and credit scores (FICO).
The FRP will assist Soldiers, Civilians, and Family Members, and others to obtain and understand their individual credit report and credit score. Options and recommendations will be provided to help with adverse entries and increase credit scores.

Debt Liquidation Assistance
Assistance is provided to Soldiers, Civilians and thier Family members, and others with indebtedness related to adverse accounts, collections, "write offs", or to those who would otherwise benefit from this assistance. Consumer Advocacy and Complaints

The FRP Manager will provide assistance with consumer complaints by initially discussing the complaint to determine if the complaint is legitimate and viable. Additional assistance may be provided to assist Soldiers, Civilians and their Family Members to resolve their complaint in a reasonable manner. Emergency Food Assistance Program

The Emergency Food Assistance Program is a short-term food assistance program designed to provide military Families with a basic food supply. Those requesting assistance may be required to complete a financial assessment form. .

We hope to see you soon!

August 29, 2014


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