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This week is the annual BlogHer conference which has grown to over 3,000 attendees and is in my hometown!  The conference has lots of content with six different tracks and six official parties.  Then there are the other events ranging from yoga with Bob Harper (yes, from Biggest Loser) to movie screenings to private cocktail […]

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I have newfound respect for sites that regularly do coordinated giveaway weeks.  Midway through the first one I can you tell you it’s a lot of work from finding the companies to participate to promoting  for maximum entries. It’s been a wonderful learning experience and the best part is getting to send winner emails to […]

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The author of Early Retirement Extreme: A philosophical and practical guide to financial independence, Jacob Lund Fisker,  is a fellow Yakezie member and the publisher at Early Retirement Extreme (ERE). I jumped on it when he offered an opportunity to read his book recently.  If you are a regular ERE reader, then you know the […]

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The Gift Giveaway Bash mentioned  a couple of weeks ago starts on Wednesday.  I will have one giveaway a day and hope you enter for great gifts that won’t cost a thing. You’ll be able to enter with just a comment, but extra entries are available if you: Subscribe to Bucksome Boomer Follow on twitter […]

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Are you ready for Thanksgiving?  We bought the dinner’s centerpiece yesterday.  There are a couple of prepared items we’ll buy Tuesday but otherwise we’re good to go. My article at Couple Money this week was about how to decide if you need life insurance.  Check out my guest post on conference networking at Blog Conference […]

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