Business

When I started Bucksome Boomer in July 2009, the idea of it becoming a business was not in my realm of possibilities.  Only after reading the success stories of other bloggers and expanding my knowledge, did I start to think about it. During the past year, it became something I definitely wanted to do as […]

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I’m sure by now everyone knows about the cruise ship that caught fire last week and ended up dead in the water.   The fire happened early that Monday morning on the Carnival Splendor which is owned by Carnival Corporation. For three days passengers were on the disabled ship without cabin lights, hot water, hot food […]

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What would you do if a restaurant gave you the option to pay the price you wanted?  Panera experimented with a “set your own price” model and found the honor system works. Why open a set your own price restaurant?  Panera started the non-profit arm as another method of philanthropy.  Due to the success of the pilot two […]

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