Fort McCoy Religious Support Office (RSO) will sponsor a Financial
Peace University (FPU) course, beginning Tuesday, Oct. 7 to help
installation employees strategically and effectively eliminate debt
and build wealth.
training will consist of brown bag lunch sessions from 11:30
a.m.-12:30 p.m. each Tuesday for 26 weeks at the Chapel Center,
Finance Expert Dave Ramsey presents the financial information via an
intensive and in-depth personal finance 13-lesson DVD course, which
covers everything from budgeting and paying off debt to retirement
planning and the benefits of charitable donations.
McCoy chaplain facilitators will present the training, which will be
broken down into 26 one-hour sessions to better accommodate attendeesí
schedules, said Garrison Chaplain (Col.) Steven Colwell.
course will enhance the financial readiness of military and civilian
personnel, alike, and is part of the installationís Commands Master
Religious Program. FPU financial training is designed to equip
military personnel with the security and protection of a sound
financial plan during times of activation, deployment, temporary duty
(TDY) and Permanent Change of Station (PCS) assignments.
servicemembers arenít preoccupied with mounting financial stress
back home, they are better able to focus on their duty and their unitís
mission with a greater peace of mind.
course training materials, a $100 value, will be provided free to the
first 20 registered attendees.
personnel attending the course will need their supervisorsí
personnel may attend this course in an annual leave capacity, or with
the approval of their supervisor, by adjusting their work schedule
consistent with mission-support requirements.
are requested to bring a sack lunch. The RSO program will provide free
soda and coffee.
information about the course, call the RSO at (608) 388-3528.