September 2011

Saving money is always something that appeals to people, but when you’re trying to save on local things, most people usually turn to Groupon. This has been a standard service that people have bought into and can get great deals on pretty much anything. From dining out to entertainment, you can save tons of money […]


Have you put much thought into your retirement date? If you’re like most of the population, retirement is something in the distant future and you figure it’s not worth worrying about now. But, let me tell you, if you have this mind-set you might NEVER retire! How much time do you spend planning that yearly […]


Earlier this month, our home was one of the millions that lost power in the Southwest blackout.  I was out of town on a business trip but Mr. Boomer and I learned a lot about our emergency preparedness… or lack of it! Communication Mr. Boomer thought it was a localized power outage until he called […]


We returned home yesterday from our Alaska cruise vacation.  As we start unpacking, I wanted to write a quick note to let you know that I’m not ignoring your comments; just haven’t been around to read and respond. We’ve been to Alaska previously, but my parents wanted to go.  It was a group trip with […]


If you read multiple personal finance blogs, you know that the Financial Blogger Conference is next Friday. I am so excited and can’t wait! I have been going through the agenda and there are SO many great talks and sessions. In the past, I have been to a lot of conferences, mostly related to my […]