November 2009

Gone Fishing…

by Kay Lynn

Remember the scene in movies where one of the characters would go to the general store and there’d be a sign that said “gone fishing” (or even fishin’)?  I’m still on vacation with my extended family and will be back later this week.  Hope you had a wonderful holiday with friends and family. Photo by […]

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You might remember that one of the electronics I drool over was netbooks.  Well, I no longer have to drool (at least for this item) as I bought a Gateway netbook at the Best Buy pre-Thanksgiving sale.  It traveled with me Friday when l flew to my extended family’s weekend Thanksgiving dinner. We also found a Maytag washer […]

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Holiday Shopping Tips

by Kay Lynn

Today is Black Friday and many people take advantage of the sales to do some or all of their holiday shopping.  Planning for holiday shopping should start well in advance of today. Budget Preparing an annual budget should be one task in your year-end financial planning. My budget includes a line item for gifts which requires […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

by Kay Lynn

Thank you for reading and contributing to  Journey to Retirement.  I’m grateful and humbled by your support. I wish you and your family a happy Thanksgiving. Photo by: http://www.flickr.com/photos/8692813@N06/ / CC BY 2.0  

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The last week of November means more than turkey day… or at least it should.  In between holiday events and activities make time to take care of these four financial deadlines. 1. Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA).  Many employers offer a medical FSA and/or dependent care FSA.  If you have either of these make sure you spend the funds on or […]

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