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Start With Your LES (Leave and Earnings Statement)

finances military Nov 17, 2019

Hello everyone!  

Get your financial education in FIVE minutes, put it into action and move along with something else. 

Check out this Facebook video I did sharing about all things LES (Leave and Earnings Statement):

In case you don’t know, FinLitMama is short for Financial Literacy Mama because I feel like your mom is the person that you go to with random life questions and I want to be that person for you when it comes to all of your financial questions.  

It is so important for everyone to review the income which they have, which for our military members means that dreaded LES. Your Leave and Earnings Statement.

Finance is not going to come around and check your LES to make sure that you are being paid correctly.  They are not going to make sure that your promotion went into effect or that you receive BAH after getting married. It is your pay, you have to take responsibility for it.  

You’re going to access the LES...

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Uncategorized Nov 14, 2019

Hi! Welcome to my blog. I'm excited and honored that you made it here. So for starters, if you're in the military, let me start off by saying THANK YOU for your service. I'm so glad you're here and I'm grateful for your curiosity and interest in becoming more empowered in your personal finances.

Now, a little about me:

My name is Stephanie Sorrell and I am an Accredited Financial Counselor®.  My mission is to empower and equip the military community with financial life skills.  I am starting a new business and I hope that you will join me on this journey. We have a very large military and a shortage of financial education within that community.  I hope that I can bridge that gap.  

I will primarily focus on younger military service members because I feel there is such a lack of financial education that is provided to them.  And I want to be able to help them. I want them to be able to stay away from the mistakes that I made. This new business will...

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