Financial Management

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The keys to financial success are knowing where your money is going, knowing how to budget, save, and invest.

FFSC San Diego’s financial management staff are trained and certified Financial Management Educators who will assist you with your financial educational needs.

Financial fitness professionals provide financial counseling as well as conduct workshops on subjects such as basic money management, budgeting, car buying, consumer awareness, home buying, investment strategies, predatory lending alternatives, and savings.

Click on a title to see the description. Information about Command Financial Specialist follows the workshops.

Car Buying Strategies

Feel like a winner after the purchase of your next car by developing the knowledge and skills that will empower you to research the purchase, ask the right questions during the sale, and practice negotiation techniques to get a great deal. Make your dream car a reality!

Be a Savvy Consumer

Fraud is on the rise and you could become the next victim of consumer fraud or identity theft. Learn to deter, detect, and defend against consumer fraud in the marketplace.

Master Your Credit and Defeat Your Debt

Stay on top of your credit score with these secrets to credit management success.

Developing Your Spending Plan

Get control of your financial affairs, develop financial goals, and develop a budget that will get you on the road to wealth!

Financial Planning for Your Retirement

Estimate your military retirement needs and learn more about retirement options, including the High-3 and CSB/Redux.

Home Buying Workshop

Get the latest information on purchasing a home if you are a first-time homebuyer, or refresh your skills for your next home purchase.

How to Survive the Holidays During the Holidays

Plan for increased holiday expenses and develop strategies to avoid overspending and accumulating excessive debt.

Million Dollar Sailor/Spouse Workshop

Who wants to be a millionaire? Start today and save to be a millionaire with this two-day workshop of proven strategies to assist service members and their families in saving a million dollars over their lifetime. Topics include banking and financial services, military pay, retirement planning, home buying, consumer awareness, car buying, insurance, and Thrift Savings Plan.

Saving and Investing 101

Develop knowledge and skills that will enable you to achieve your financial goals through saving and investing. You will learn the characteristics of the different saving and investment vehicles - such as Individual Retirement Accounts, money market accounts, and stocks.

Command Financial Specialist (CFS)

Our Financial Management staff conducts Command Financial Specialist classes on a monthly basis.

Command Financial Specialist are enlisted E-6 or above or W1/O1 for officers. The CFS function as the command’s principal adviser on policies and matters related to personal financial management.

To attend a CFS workshop you must be approved through your command. More information can be found here or call FFSC if you have questions or further information.

Command Financial Specialist Training


  • Sep 12 - 16
  • Oct 3 - 7
  • Oct 31 - Nov 4
  • Dec 5 – 9

*Please note that all classes are scheduled from Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-4:30 pm, at Fleet & Family Support Center Naval Base San Diego. Bldg 259, Classroom 1.

One Call Serves All!

24/7 Appointment Scheduling for, clinical counseling, relocation assistance, resume assistance, and financial consultations at any Navy Region Southwest FFSC call 1-866-923-6478.

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Fleet & Family Support Center Locations

Mon. - Fri., 7:30 am - 4:30 pm, Closed Sat., Sun., and holidays (unless otherwise noted)

Naval Base San Diego
3005 Corbina Alley
Bldgs 259 & 263
San Diego, CA
(619) 556-7404

Naval Base Coronado
318 Saufley Rd.
Bldg 318
San Diego, CA
(619) 545-6071

Naval Base Point Loma
140 Sylvester Rd.
Bldgs 211 & 212
San Diego, CA
(619) 553-7505

Bayview Hills Branch
1967 Sky Harbor Road
San Diego, CA
(619) 556-1275

Gateway Village Branch
3207 Rosecrans Place
San Diego, CA
(619) 222-5548

Murphy Canyon Branch
4867T Santo Road
San Diego, CA
(858) 277-4259

Santee Branch
8120 Arlette St.
Santee, CA
(619) 556-1275
Call for information

The Village at Serra Mesa Branch
3141 Afton Road
San Diego, CA
(619) 556-1277