March 2011

Giveaway Winners!

by Kay Lynn

It’s time to reveal the winners of the last two giveaways here at Bucksome Boomer. Congratulations to Meme who won the VeriPur prize package.  Her winning comment was “we fight germs with lots of hand washing, hand santizer, and lysol”. The CSN Stores gift code giveaway was very popular (as always).  The random winner is […]

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Despite using credit cards for over 30 years I only remember disputing a charge once.  It is rather amazing that out of billions of transactions there are so few problems. However when it does happen you need to know how to handle the problem transaction. Disputed Purchase My daughter-in-law had created a baby register on […]

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Friday morning I was eating breakfast when the news story about the Japan earthquake was on the news.  My five-year-old granddaughter lives there and I was frightened for her. Unfortunately, her mother does not keep in touch with us and it’s impossible to enforce U.S. custody rules in that country.  We since learned the epicenter […]

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You might remember that Mr. Boomer turned 60 last summer.  Although it was a birthday with a zero that deserved extra celebration, we didn’t see it as a milestone.  He now qualifies for senior pricing at more restaurants, but that’s about the only difference. We have since figured out that he turned some magic marketing milestone. […]

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Jennifer Williams is a writer, turned traveler, turned blogger (allovertech). She has recently traded in her nomadic ways to write about everything she finds interesting from the comfort of her couch. Follow her at @JtotheWilliams. 2010 saw some pretty interesting and attractive car deals being offered, and it looks like this trend will continue into […]

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