Military families are losing confidence in their ability to retire comfortably, according to the First Command Financial Behaviors Index.

The survey found that just 37 percent of middle-class military families, those with household incomes of at least $50,000, are extremely or very confident that their financial situation will improve over the next year, down from 41 percent in the first quarter. Only 34 percent are extremely or very confident they will be able to retire comfortably, down seven percentage points from the first quarter.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and

Already have an account?



Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join now!

  • Unlimited access to - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including and
  • Exclusive discounts on and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO

Copyright © 2023 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.