July 2011

One of the ways we save money is by purchasing group coupons from Groupon, Plum District, Living Social and more. We’ve seen musicals, had our carpet and house cleaned and dined out at 50% off or more.  I even bought credit at  half off at one site to use when buying those deals! One of […]

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My husband and I were saddened to hear that Amy Winehouse became a member of the 27 Club this weekend. She joined the group of musicians that died at age 27: Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Curt Cobain. All talented, but troubled people.  Who knows what music would have been created if they […]

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All week ABC news has been running stories on various angles of baby boomer retirement.   An estimated 10,000 baby boomers retire every day now that the frontrunners have turned 65.  One segment that really intrigued me was about couples living apart after retirement. Boomer women are more likely than previous generations to pursue their […]

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Three more sponsors have joined in with prizes for the Bucksome Boomer Two Year Blogiversary giveaway.   This brings the total number of prizes available up to 14 with a total value of over $400. The new contributors and donations are: $25 Visa gift card from Debt Eye $15 Cash via PayPal from My Journey to […]

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Identity theft is one of the biggest threats to Americans, with the United States having an estimated 10 million victims in the last year with a total cost of $5 billion. The crime is rapidly growing, but the most frightening statistic is that the average American will take 12 months before they spot the deception. […]

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