July 2010

A few weeks ago I got the notice of the automobile insurance premiums for the next six month period.  It was several hundred dollars higher than the then current premium.  I thought the insurance company had forgotten my Costco discount and called them the next day. It wasn’t a mistake.  They had “reviewed and reassessed” […]


Couple Money interviewed me recently and published the article this past Sunday.  It was a lot of fun and I hope you read the unique questions posed by Elle.  Thanks for the opportunity and my moment of fame! Winners @Money_Reasons won a copy of Dave Ramsey’s Total Money Makeover in the week 3 drawing of […]


Afraid to Retire

by Kay Lynn

I love to read money makeovers in financial magazines and newspaper business sections.  Usually, the story is of somehow struggling to catch up in retirement planning.  The people are often disappointed to learn they have to work longer than planned and give up on some dreams. This time the story was different.  Carole and Dave […]


Visit my review page and enter the giveaway for a $60 CSN stores gift certificate good for anything from bedroom furniture sets to dishes. Enter no later than August 3rd! P.S. A comment here won’t count so check it out…. To be sure not to miss any Bucksome Boomer updates subscribe via RSS reader or by Email. […]

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It’s time for another giveaway and you can win a $60 gift certificate good for items ranging from bedroom furniture sets to cookware to shoes (my personal favorite). The gift certificate is sponsored by CSN Stores and can be used at any one of their 200 plus sites.  (I wish I could win!)  Enter by […]

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