August 2009

School started back in session this past Thursday in the local school district.  It was fun seeing the parents come into work later because they were helping their kids start a new school year.  It may me a little reminiscent for those days. Here’s five of my favorite blog articles this week to start the school year! 1. Dave Ramsey’s Total Money […]

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When checking out at Trader Joe’s the other night I pulled out my food money envelope and after paying wrote the amount on the envelope. This is a new habit I started as part of the Financial Peace University course and I wanted to share how it’s working for us as well as what I […]

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An Unplanned Expense

by Kay Lynn

Mr. Boomer and I spent $900 last weekend that wasn’t budgeted. Many people would probably think it was not necessary.  But they don’t know the value of a television in the Boomer household. Yes, we bought a new HD LCD TV to replace the 3 year old rear projection TV we bought back when $1499 […]

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A little over a month ago, I started blogging with my first post.  It seems like a lot longer though as I’ve learned so much and I’m taking this opportunity to reflect. Infrastructure Once I decided to start a blog the first decision I made was whether to use a free site (such as WordPress.com or […]

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It’s the first anniversary I’ve celebrated on bucksomeboomer.com.  I can’t believe it’s been one whole month of blogging.  I’ll be sharing my thoughts on my experience to date in the next post so please stay tuned! Buck$omeboomer’s Financial Path to Retirement As usual my peers and masters in the personal finance blogosphere published valuable material […]

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