June 2011

This is the 500th post to be published at Bucksome Boomer!  I remember once reading another blog where the author mentioned the number of posts published and stressed how they were serious posts unlike the post of some other bloggers. I can’t claim all my posts were serious, but I felt they were relevant.   Next […]

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I recently learned about a new site, Credit Sesame, that shares your real credit score and at no charge. This was great because the credit reports I check show all the detail, but never give that number. Sign-up is easy and I was able to get my credit score quickly.  It also displays revolving credit […]

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During the summer months when the weather is good and we need less heating, our energy consumption and our energy bills go down. It is easy to become complacent while the sun shines, but colder weather is never far away and we need to keep an eye out for smarter energy options come the autumn […]

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Let’s start with some facts regarding the earnings and retirement of women. Women earn 77% of what men earn according to census data [1] Women tend to work more part time jobs and take time off to care for children and elderly family members.[1] Women on average work 12 fewer years than men giving them […]

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How are you saving for your retirement?  How many times have you thought about that statement?  There are some many strategies out there to save in the long term, but what about right now?   You need to start with the day to day spending. Are you using every discount possible when you dine out or […]

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