December 2009

It’s the time of year to declare next year’s flexible spending account (FSA) allocation to your employer.  There’s been many good articles about flexible spending account planning, advantages and explanation recently.  It’s an annual end of year planning event. It’s also the time of year to complete qualifying purchases for the current year.  I’ve taken advantage of […]

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This is the second article in a four part series on our experiences with real estate transactions. It’s much longer than usual, but felt it was important to keep the story in one piece.  The opening article is Home Ownership: Our Experience. Mr. Boomer and I tried living in the Midwest near my family briefly, but […]

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Welcome to the 100th post here at Buck$ome Boomer’s Journey to Retirement.  It’s been quite a ride since I wrote that first post in July.  I literally didn’t know a thing about blogging.  Thanks for being part of the learning experience.  Even though it’s been busy with holiday activities I’ve picked some of my favorite articles from […]

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Do you ever have days (or weeks or months) when it seems like the demands (whether they be professional, financial or personal) never ends?  We’re having one of those months on the financial front.  Expected December in California means property taxes are due.  We  don’t have an escrow account with our mortgage so I have […]

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Thursday Tidbits #2

by Kay Lynn

If you plan on doing some holiday shopping on the internet you might want to take advantage of  free shipping day.  There are over 7o0 merchants participating officially and today’s the day so get typing! Giveways There are a couple of large giveaways in the personal finance blog world that are noteworthy.  A pair of […]

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