Investment 101 for the Military

The Library is partnering with organizations on Redstone Arsenal to offer free Investment 101 classes at two locations, open to all people with access to the Arsenal.

In September, Army Community Services will host the 4-part series on Mondays.  For more information, please contact Kathleen Riester at Kathleen [dot] k [dot] riester [dot] civ [at] mail [dot] mil -- registration is required!

If you're not able to attend the September series, MWR Post Library will host an additional set at the MWR Conference Center in November-December.  For more information, please contact Barbara McGroary at the MWR Post Library, 256-876-4741 -- registration is required!

As you begin thinking about investing, be sure to visit the free financial tools at, an excellent website produced by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).  For instance, they have an article explaining how to check out candidate brokers using the free BrokerCheck service.

Now is a good time to invest in your future.  And there are so many resources to help you get started!