907-384-7509 DSN 317-384-7509
Building 600 Room A117
Mission Statement: Our mission is to provide timely, relevant and practical financial education, information and personal counseling services to the service members, Family members and retirees in the JBER community.
Goal: To promote financial self-sufficiency, Family well-being, and provide JBER with financially fit warriors and Family members able to sustain themselves in any environment.
Financial Education and Training: The Financial Readiness Program offers a wide selection of courses on various financial topics. The below listed courses are offered throughout the year as part of our regularly scheduled education program, or you can arrange to have the courses presented to your group or organization.
Banking and Credit Union Services
The Basics of Investing
What to do with those “Down Range” Dollars
Insurance - Understanding the Basics
The “First Termers” Financial Readiness Brief
Budget Development - Managing your Fortune
Debt Liquidation - Removing the Obstacles to Financial Freedom
Consumer Rights and Obligations Credit - What is it costing you?
Managing a Checking Account - DEBIT Cards are the new checks
Saving for the Future Even on Your Salary
If you would like to register for one of our scheduled classes or to arrange to have a course presented to your group or organization please contact Douglas Armon, Financial Readiness Program Manager one of our Professional Instructors.
Consumer Credit Spending Plan Development
Managing Personal Finances
Emergency Financial Assistance
Consumer Credit Referral Services
If you would like to set up a one-on-one financial counseling session or need assistance with a consumer credit issue please contact Douglas Armon, Financial Readiness Program Manager one of our Certified Counselors.
Emergency Financial Assistance: Army Community Service is committed to providing superior education, counseling and emergency assistance to the military members, Family members and retirees within JBER. If you are experiencing acute financial difficulties or are in need of some direct financial assistance, please contact Douglas Armon, Financial Readiness Program Manager. We have several emergency financial assistance programs available, such as the “Army Emergency Relief Program” designed to assist eligible military members, Family members, and our retirees who are experiencing unforeseen financial emergencies.
In addition to the programs managed by our staff, we have a host of other community based programs that we can refer you to so you can receive the assistance and support that you require.
Compiled below is a list of internet web sites and links that are loaded with all sorts of information and programs that may be of great value to you, a member of our JBER community.
Please take the time to visit some of these web sites and see for yourself what services they provide.
To set up an appointment, schedule a class, or for more information, contact the Financial Readiness Program Manager at (907) 384-7509 or Email Douglas Armon Financial Readiness Program Manager