Economy

Some people think they’ll be financially set if they made X more number of dollars. Being broke or having debt is never their fault; it’s just because they don’t make enough money.  If they get that better job or a big raise, they’ll be set. I don’t think so.  If that was true why would people […]

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Now that the usual flu season is here the swine flu, officially known as H1N1, has gained momentum in North America.  I’ve noticed many of my favorite personal finance bloggers have been infected this month.  They’re not the only ones.  President Obama declared a national emergency over the weekend to aid health care providers in […]

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Fiery Ford Recall

by Kay Lynn

Mr. Boomer and I own a 1998 Ford Windstar that still runs fine, but is getting up there in mileage and age.  I seriously investigated the Cash for Clunkers program but the van’s MPG value was 1 over the program’s allowance. Since there was no longer any “free” money on the table, we decided to […]

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Is it just me or did the ice cream shrink?  I am pretty good about saving money at the grocery store but it’s hard to get ahead when the goods are getting smaller. Can you find a half gallon of ice cream? It’s been replaced by 1.5 quarts. And I’m not the only one to […]

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The regular baseball season ends today and this coming week will be the start of postseason play.  My beloved Padres were not a promising team this year and they held up to that prediction.  But the wonderful thing about baseball is that hope springs eternal for next season! My week was busy at work and […]

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