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P$yFi Psychological Finance: Behavioral Tips for Financial Success

P$yFi (Psychological Finance) classes are offered monthly from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. CST to examine how you think, feel, and behave with money. You can attend online through MS Teams 

Military members must preregister here!

25 JAN: Preparing for Divorce
Reduce the stress and uncertainty associated with the financial aspects of divorce and prepare to make smart, informed financial moves so you can emerge from divorce with greater financial confidence.

7 MAR: 2nd Annual Financial Symposium *IN PERSON ONLY*Look out for registration in February.  Combined with the Army Emergency Relief Campaign Kickoff, you will be offered a full day of classes to increase happiness, effectively meal-plan, account for finances in and beyond life, and prepare for a F.A.B. retirement.  FREE lunch, refreshments and goody bags provided!

4 APR: Disabling Sickness or Condition
It can be incredibly overwhelming if you or a family member experience a disabling sickness or condition...or if you become the caregiver for a parent or sibling.  This class will help you manage your finances more efficiently by bombarding you with resources and knowledge, deterring caregiver burnout. 

25 APR: First Child
A new child means changes, especially to your finances. Whether you are having a baby, adopting, or becoming a stepparent, this class is designed to help you organize your finances efficiently and prepare you for the changes that come with your growing family.

23 MAY: Permanent Change of Station
Moving often means adjusting to change and starting new routines. This is especially true for your finances. This class will help you optimize your resources and strategize ways to complete your upcoming move without breaking your spend plan. 

27 JUN: Pre-Deployment
Deployments can be stressful. Planning and preparing for the financial changes associated with a deployment can reduce stress on you and your family and help you make the most of the situation. This class covers some of the benefits and potential financial pitfalls of deployment so that you can be more financially secure.

25 JUL: Entitlement to Continuation Pay (Blended Retirement System)  *SOLDIERS ONLY CLASS* If enrolled in the Blended Retirement System (BRS), you are eligible for a one-time, mid-career bonus payment called Continuation Pay.  During this class, you will have the opportunity to understand whether you want to take Continuation Pay in exchange for an agreement to perform additional obligated service.  The class is purely educational in helping you with decision-making.

22 Aug: Vesting in Thrift Savings Plan (Blended Retirement System) *SOLDIERS ONLY CLASS
If enrolled in the Blended Retirement System (BRS) and you have 2 years of service, the Automatic (1%) Contributions you’ve received in your TSP are now yours to keep (i.e., vested).  Additionally, you are eligible to receive matching contributions into your TSP.  This training is designed to give you a better understanding of your TSP benefits and how to maximize the opportunities.  . 

26 Sep: Post-Deployment
When thinking about the re-integration process, it is important to consider how your finances may be affected, as well as your attitude towards money.  This class is all about transitioning your finances following a deployment so you can focus on what really matters: Reuniting with friends/family. 

24 Oct: Marriage
Congratulations! Taking your relationship to the next level is a big decision. Marriage is a meaningful commitment to your partner but also a legal and financial one. Starting your new life together on the same financial page will help improve communication and minimize stress later. 

21 Nov: Promotion
As your career advances, it’s a great time to hit the pause button and review your finances to set yourself up for a more successful, prosperous future.  In this training, we will cover financial planning, saving for retirement, career investment programs, and resources. 

Want more? Check out the P$yFi podcast, where new episodes are posted regularly at The P$yFi Podcast

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