Today is Mr. Boomer’s birthday and it’s one of those special ones with a zero at the end. For his birthday I arranged for two of his adult “kids” to fly into town from Arkansas for a week. (The youngest is overseas with the Army.)
Pulling this off was not easy but it was definitely worth it. He’s very happy to get to spend time with them. Tonight we’ll have the official birthday dinner to include my two sons but it’ll be a party for him all week!
Since this was the week for surprises, there’s one coming this week related to bucksomeboomer.com so stay tuned!
It may be the dog days of summer but it was sure hard to pare down the great writing this week to these 10 articles. Enjoy!
My email address somehow got tagged as being spam a week or so ago. Thanks to help from fellow Yakezie members I was freed from spam jail. Out of Debt Again shares the great advice she gave me on how to get untagged by akismet.
Len Penzo found out that people have strong feelings and kids and cell phones. What’s your stand?
Another controversial topic this past week had to do with the attitude of employed versus the unemployed. Join in Financial Samurai’s discussion and share what you think about the extension and attitude.
Bargaineering shares great information on how to recover a stolen identity. I hope you never need to use it.
Are you a good negotiator? Sweating the Big Stuff found that silence can be very effective.
Madame Dealsjoins the round-up for the first time wtih tips on organizing finances.
Another first timer here is Green Backs Gal with 10 food items she buys regardless of price.
Redeeming Riches explores 5 reasons we might not be as generous as we should be. I know I should give more; what about you?
No matter your age, it’s never too late to make progress after financial mistakes. Use these 6 steps from Christian Personal Finance.
Carnival of Money Stories #64 @ No Debt Plan
Festival of Frugality #240 @ Wealth Informatics (cool magazine)
Best of Money Carnival #61 @ Canadian Personal Finance Blog
Personal Finance Blog Round Up @ Money Crashers
Dream Home Roundup @ Personal Finance by the Book
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