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It took me a couple of weeks before I could share my latest financial blunder with you.  There is a lesson however and boy, have I learned it. The Situation My sister and her spouse invited Mr. Boomer and I join them for a week in Puerto Vallarta this October.  They have rented a condo and […]

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This is a guest post by Ann Smarty.  Ann is a blogger and search marketer. Her recent project is My Blog Guest – a community of guest bloggers that welcomes new members. It’s important to look sharp when you walk into a job interview, but you don’t have to blow your entire paycheck at Ann Taylor […]

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photo credit: eco77 My family has a long history of military service dating back to the American Revolution.  Both my parents served and my father retired after a 20 year career.  So when I decided  to get a full time job to fund college it wasn’t surprising I selected the military. As a 19 year old who had […]

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Ninja @ Punch Debt in the Face wrote himself a letter to be read in ten years.  At his suggestion (and because it is a great idea) many other bloggers have posted a letter to their future self and here is mine. Dear Bucksome, Are you totally gray now?  How many laugh lines have you earned?  […]

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The baby boomer generation is 78 million strong and the first group is turning 64 this year.  Being this close to retirement brings up the questions of when and how for those that haven’t made that decision yet. However the savings rate isn’t great for Americans in general and according to this articleby Roger Showley […]

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