Warehouse clubs

Adios Sam’s Club

by Kay Lynn

photo credit: RodBegbie San Diego County (for those not living in the West counties are really big here) lost one of its two Sam’s Club this month.  It closed last week  as one of ten non-profitable stores the company shut down.  Yep, out of the 3 million residents here only one store can be profitable. Four of […]

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Mr. Boomer and I ran an errand last week and stopped at McDonald’s on the way back for lunch.  He is a big fan of their fish filet sandwich and there’s a special promotion or these on Fridays.  (For the record, I had a salad.)  When ordering, I asked the person taking my order what […]

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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 It’s been replaced by 1.5 quarts.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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August Wrap-Up

by Kay Lynn

It’s September and school has started and some parts of the country already are enjoying cooler weather.  This August wrap-up includes online income, lending club news, a movie review and an update on our new TV. Online Income I continued selling books on Half.com and earned $46.54.  I did not sell anything on Ebay due to […]

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We bought our newest car, a Hyundai Sonata that I love, a little over three years ago at a time that when car dealers were not offering low interest rates (even for the high FICO people like Mr. Boomer and I).   So I went shopping for a car loan and ended up at Costco.  No, not […]

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