Week in Review: Name Change Edition

by Kay Lynn

Bucksome Boomer

Today I’m rolling out a shorter name for the site: Bucksome Boomer.  My tag line has been modified as well.  Click  through to see the new header if you’re reading this from email or a reader.

Other upcoming changes include adding pages for specific topics.  Coupons will be the first one and will include all posts related to coupons as well as specific affiliate ads for coupon sites.

In addition to working on design this week (and breaking it once) I found these articles to share with you this week.  Enjoy!

Editor’s Picks

Punctuality is supposed to be a good thing, right?  Little House in the Valley talks about the tardy ones (and their various incarnations). Why does it seem like being on time is not the norm?

Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance writes about when not to splurge. It’s not always a bad thing.

You might not know everything about social security. Read these 5 things about social security you should understand from Peak Personal Finance.

My Two Dollars shares a story about how choices may cause a lack of money. Is this you?

I’m becoming proficient with twitter but I sure wish I read this twitter party tutorial from the Product Review Place earlier.

Financial Samurai is on a mission to refinance America now that mortgage rates are incredibly low.

What stuff do you drive around with? Check out this list of 5 essentials to keep in your car from Budgets are Sexy.

Own the Dollar shares the reasons to share your will with your grown children. I think it would eliminate a lot of drama with families.

What do you do at the beach? Money Reasons shares his list of free (or nearly free) things to do at the beach.

Rabbit Funds
shares his story of buyer’s remorse after eating out. This used to be us but now we buy things that can be prepared quickly at home.

Calculated consumption versus extreme frugality is the topic in this article from Watson, Inc. I’m going with calculated consumption.


Yakezie Carnival @ Couple Money

Sherpa Picks: Moving Boxes, Credit Scores and More @ Cash Flow Sherpas

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Kristia@FamilyBalanceSheet August 22, 2010 at 6:37 am

Your new header looks great!

Kay Lynn August 22, 2010 at 5:47 pm

Thanks. I did it myself so it’s simple but I’ll get better with future iterations. I also upgraded Wordpress and Thesis at the same time so had all kinds of possible ways to kill my blog going on last night!

Little House August 22, 2010 at 8:21 am

Thanks for adding my link to your round-up! Your header looks terrific.

Kay Lynn August 22, 2010 at 5:47 pm

Thanks, it’s similar but at least now it’s clickable.

Financial Samurai August 22, 2010 at 9:50 am

Nice header! I’ve always thought your site was “Bucksome Boomer” given then URL, so it makes sense what you’ve done!

Thanks for the wrap.

Cheers, Sam

Kay Lynn August 22, 2010 at 5:48 pm

It was Bucksome Boomer’s Journey to Retirement which is quite a mouthful. I think people just shortened it to match the URL.

Danielle August 22, 2010 at 10:13 am

I LOVE IT! Looks beautiful!

Kay Lynn August 22, 2010 at 5:48 pm

Thanks, Danielle. I’m glad your back is doing better!

Mrs. Accountability August 22, 2010 at 2:52 pm

What Sam said. What was it before? LOL. I always thought it was Bucksome Boomer, too. Although I gotta tell you I always think of a busty woman when I hear the word “bucksome” ya know… buxom?

Kay Lynn August 22, 2010 at 5:50 pm

The double meaning is intentional but my spelling is referencing money, LOL.

Bodaciousboomer August 22, 2010 at 10:00 pm

I appreciate the info on Twitter. For some reason I seem to be Twitter challenged. Could’ve been all that acid at UT. Go figure.

Kay Lynn August 24, 2010 at 5:27 am

It just could be all that acid! I didn’t get twitter until I learned about hashtags and lists. It allows me to filter so I only see the messages I’m interested in at that time.

Hank August 23, 2010 at 1:49 pm

Thanks for mentioning my article. The header looks great!

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