Higher Army Pay: Does it Really Solve the Problem?

Simcha Tamkin

imageCongrats to our very own Benji Figdor on his recent article on the Arutz Sheva website discussing the need for financial counseling for soldiers entering basic training. In the article, Benji discusses the culture of financial irresponsibility among combat and non combat soldiers due to high recreational spending. In response to the recent raise in army salary, Benji’s concern points to a more long term solution to soldiers’ accumulating debt as opposed to a short term fix.