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Financial Field Manual: The Personal Finance Guide for Military Families

More than 75,000 copies of the third edition of the "Financial Field Manual: The Personal Finance Guide for Military Families" have been distributed on military bases around the world and directly by State Securities Agencies, under a partnership of the Investor Protection Trust (IPT), the Investor Protection Institute (IPI), and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine.

Written in Kiplinger’s accessible style by contributing editor Kimberly Lankford (a military spouse), the "Financial Field Manual" focuses on the key issues that can help military families make informed investing decisions, protect their money and their families, and take charge of their financial lives. The third edition of the Guide features new information on the changes coming to the military retirement plan rules in 2018. The 20-page booklet also features success stories from service members and their families.

We have also worked with Kiplinger's to develop an complementary PowerPoint presentation for financial educators who would like to use the "Financial Field Manual" as a teaching tool.

Financial Field Manual: The Personal Finance Guide for Military Families

Financial Field Manual Educator PowerPoint Presentation

Press Release—Kiplinger Updates "Financial Field Manual" for U.S. Servicemen and Women and their Families