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Montgomery AFCEA Chapter News
In April, the chapter's Young AFCEANs hosted a Business Over Breakfast
seminar featuring guest speaker Braxton Weimer, a financial adviser with
Morgan Stanley, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Montgomery, Alabama. Weimer
spoke to a room of service members, civilians and community partners
about financial planning. He opened by providing a general overview of
investments and the difference between stocks and bonds. Weimer said all
money has a purpose and its purpose must be understood to select the
best investment options. The investment vehicle selected must match the
time horizon when money will be needed. He discussed the building blocks for financial security, such as having
three to six months of wages in an emergency fund, acquiring legal
documents like a will and durable power of attorney, and reducing
high-interest debts. He ended with encouragement to save early and save
often. Following the presentation, Weimer conducted a brief
question-and-answer session, and audience members networked. Read More
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