December 2009

photo credit: thtstudios It’s been a rough week or so.  My former mother-in-law and an uncle passed away.  Holiday obligations compete for time and attention. My tank was empty.  I called Mr. Boomer up and said “how would you like to go see Alex?”  He was game. After confirming with Alex’s parents we were off. After 90 minutes […]

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photo credit: TheTruthAbout… This is the first article in a series about the process of buying and selling a home.  Two years ago Mr. Boomer and I did something I would not advise my worst enemy to do … sell your home and buy the replacement at the same time.  If it was such a […]

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 My kids’ paternal grandmother passed away Friday and this week in review is dedicated to her memory.  Initially Pilar wasn’t sure about me.  She had hoped her only son would marry someone of their ethnic background (Cuban immigrants), religion (Catholic) and probably socioenomic background (they had been wealthy pre-Castro). Over the years we got to […]

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photo credit: bryankennedy In an effort to simplify your finances (and life) some financial blogs suggest automating regular payments.  You can do this typically one of two ways.  The first is to authorize the payee to withdraw the money on a certain date.   The second method is to set up recurring payments via online bill pay. Our use of […]

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Thursday Tidbits

by Kay Lynn

No, your eyes are not deceiving you; I am publishing on a Thursday. Some weeks information or news happens that I want to share with you. That’s the reason for this first Thursday Tidbits. So, what inspired me this week? Two things really. The first is that yours truly was interviewed by Lydia @ Money Hacker’s […]

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