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Understanding LES Deductions

In conjunction with this Leave and Earnings Statement (LES) piece, I am breaking down the various types of things that you might see on your LES….


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MyPay Goes Mobile

Do you have one of those fancy mobile phones?  Yes, you probably do.  I might be the only person left on the planet that doesn’t. …


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What If I Don’t Get Paid?

Pretty regularly, I get questions from readers who didn’t get paid on payday, or who got paid a smaller amount than they were expecting..  There…



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15 April 2011 Pay – It’s All Coming

I hope this doesn’t sound too much like a rehash of yesterday’s post, but I promise it is slightly different. Many readers (and my husband)…



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DFAS Doubles Back

Inexplicably, DFAS has pulled or “taken down” all LES and mid-month net advice of pay that were available for viewing today.  From the website: Due…



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Why Withholding Will Go Up This Year

Warning:  paycheck info ahead, and it might a little confusing.  Get a cup of coffee and work through this with me so that you understand…


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Trying to File Early? Don’t Do It!

I know that lots of people are in a rush to file their federal tax returns quickly, especially if they are expecting a large overpayment…



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An Open Letter to DFAS

Dear DFAS, Thank you for all you do to make sure that service members get paid twice each month.  I know it is a big…