July 2009

As you may have guessed, one of my methods for stretching the budget includes taking advantage of coupons, specials and promotions. And I’ll use them for whatever service or good my family consumes. I’ll be blogging in the future about travel saving ideas but wanted to tell you about a website that is travel-focused but […]

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When reading other blogs recently, I ran across one with the subject of recession hair. It was a term I hadn’t heard before but a quick google search showed it being used by many writers. Basically, it means selecting a hair style that requires less maintenance with the end result of saving money during this […]

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Finally, the state of California has a budget! It was getting to be embarrassing for residents on a couple of levels. Our state legislature could not agree on a budget and was at a stalemate for weeks. ┬áThen once they ran out of money the state sent out IOUs instead of payments for services and […]

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Food is a large category in the Boomer household budget and I would guess in yours as well. I’m not a proponent of monotonous meals of beans and rice, but do want to make good choices to be able to live within the budgeted amount. Several strategies have worked for us to stay within budget. […]

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I found an interesting website recently that has a lot of content on personal finance and retirement planning. The name is EHow and it consists of short articles or videos on how “to do just about anything” as their tagline reads. In the category of Personal Finance there are 37,421 entries (as of this morning) […]

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