Money

Groups and Vacations

by Kay Lynn

Daniel at Sweating the Big Stuff recently took a vacation with a group of friends.  He posted that one of the group cancelled resulting in everyone having to pay 33% more for lodging.  It didn’t change his plans but did change the budget.  It got me thinking about the perils of vacationing with more than […]

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Happy New Year!  May 2010 bring you good health, increase in wealth and happiness. Part of the New Year traditions (along with champagne, streamers and funny hats) is setting goals or resolutions.  I’d like to share my 2010 goals with you.  Maybe it will give you ideas and it definitely help me be accountable. Personal […]

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I’m back from a little break (very little) which was spent having a wonderful Christmas holiday.  Even if you don’t celebrate this Christian event, I hope you had an enjoyable holiday.  Mr. Boomer and I hosted a family gathering Christmas Eve with lots of laughs, food and love.  The next day’s festivities were capped off by […]

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photo credit: bryankennedy In an effort to simplify your finances (and life) some financial blogs suggest automating regular payments.  You can do this typically one of two ways.  The first is to authorize the payee to withdraw the money on a certain date.   The second method is to set up recurring payments via online bill pay. Our use of […]

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We Replaced the Cable

by Kay Lynn

You may remember a post in October regarding our unhappiness with our cable service provider.  Since the cable company has a monopoly on this service area our choices were to switch to satellite (Direct TV or DISH) or AT&T U-Verse. Well, I guess we could go without (and it would save money)…nah, if you know Mr. Boomer […]

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