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Operation: Veteran Finance

Operation: Veteran Finance

Operation: Veteran Finance is an education-based podcast to help you accomplish your money mission. OVF is hosted by Army Veteran and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional Garrett N. Sorensen. For questions or if you would like to be a guest on the show, be sure to click the Contact tab at the top of the page. Thanks for listening!

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Nov. 17, 2022

Protection Planning 101

What is protection planning? It's Garrett's cool way of making insurance seem cooler! In this episode, Garrett discusses some of …

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Nov. 3, 2022

Budgeting & Saving 101

Garrett is back with episode 2 of the financial planning 101 series. Budgeting and saving is the next block in creating your fina…

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Sept. 8, 2022

Financial Planning 101

Financial planning is an often overlooked aspect of someones financial life. However, the benefits the of having a financial plan…

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Aug. 25, 2022

How I Would Do It If I Started Over Today

How and where would Garrett start his savings and investing journey if he had to start over today? In this episode, we take a loo…

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Aug. 4, 2022

All About Assets

What is an asset? The term, the technical definition, the IRS’s definition, and more all seem to have a different classification …

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June 23, 2022

Recession and What You Need To Know

With the volatility in the market and inflation breaking 40 year highs, there is more and more talk of a pending recession. In th…

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June 9, 2022

Using Military Benefits to Fuel Success with Chris Christian

Veterans who transition can often struggle to get a foothold in the civilian sector. This week, Garrett sat down to do Operation:…

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May 26, 2022

The Four P's of Finance and Investing

What separates the average investor from those that seem to be succeeding year after year with their finances? With talks of bear…

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May 12, 2022

FIRE with Tyson Koska

FIRE, or Financial Independence, Retire Early is a new topic more people are talking about. With headline titles discussing the g…

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April 28, 2022

5 Things You Should Know About The TSP

With the recently announced changes to the Thrift Savings Plan website, Garrett wanted to dive into the 5 Things all service memb…

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The Four P's of Finance and Investing *Transcript*

You're listening to Operation veteran finance, where veterans receive unbiased and expert advice to help them achieve their money mission. Here's your ho…

FIRE and The Military Retirement

How does Financial Independence, Retiring Early, otherwise know as FIRE work with those looking to join and retire from the Military? We sat down with Ty…

5 Things You Should Know About The TSP

With the recently announced changes to the Thrift Savings Plan website, Garrett wanted to dive into the 5 Things all service-members must know about the …

About the Host

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Garrett N. Sorensen, MBA, CFPⓇ

Army Veteran | Podcast Host | Financial Advisor

Garrett N. Sorensen is the host and owner of Operation: Veteran Finance. He served in the active-duty Army for almost 10 years as an Airborne Artilleryman and has deployed to the Paktika and Ghazni provinces of Afghanistan. He continues to serve today in the Tennessee Army National Guard. He graduated from Belmont University in Nashville, TN with an MBA in Finance and Accounting and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. In his free time, Garrett enjoys riding Harley-Davidsons, staying physically active, reading, he sits on the board for several non-profit and Veteran organizations, and he teaches a financial literacy class in the Davidson County prison.