November 2009

Everybody loves a good deal, right?  I sure do, but have become pickier about which ones to jump on as I focus on becoming debt-free.  That pesky student loan has got to go! I’ev shared bargains with coworkers, friends and family but realized I left out an important group – you!  (Yes, I do have readers that aren’t […]

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 This week I’ll be enjoying two separate Thanksgiving events.  First, Mr.  Boomer and I will have a wonderful meal with family here and then I travel to Kansas for a second Thanksgiving meal with my mom, stepdad, siblings and in-laws.  Although unemployment has hit family members in the past year, we’re blessed with addition of […]

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I don’t want to get to Dave Ramsey’s step 7 just to acquire money. The point of money is to be able to do the things Mr. Boomer and I want to and live comfortably the rest of our lives. You might remember  the movie “The Bucket List” a couple of years ago when two […]

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  Last week I received an email from Amazon introducing Amazon Payphraseand inviting me to create my own Payphrase.  It sounded so simple and useful.  As they noted in the first sentence, I’m “a frequent Amazon.com shopper”.  I wasn’t happy about that point since I’ve really cut down my online shopping the past six months.  […]

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Some people think they’ll be financially set if they made X more number of dollars. Being broke or having debt is never their fault; it’s just because they don’t make enough money.  If they get that better job or a big raise, they’ll be set. I don’t think so.  If that was true why would people […]

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