After nearly two years of my self-designed mad men look, it was time for an update at Bucksome Boomer. I even hired a professional who put up with my vague instructions and slow follow-up. Thanks, Sharon! Check out the new design and let me know what you think.
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This week’s article at Couple Money was about how to select a guardian for your kids if needed. Not fun, but an important decision.
On a brighter note, please join the Yakezie Network for weekly chat on all things personal finance. The time is 6 pm PT/9 pm ET on Wednesdays. Use hashtag #YakChat.
You do know about the little contest for a Tempur-Pedic Contour Signature mattress and Advanced Ergo Adjustable base, right? After you enter that, then check out these great giveaways in the personal finance world.
Need a night out at the movies? Enter the contest for tickets and soda at Surviving and Thriving. This ends Monday evening.
Wise Bread is giving away 3 $20 Amazon cards. Enter before midnight August 22nd.
Enter to win a $50 or $25 Amazon Card at Squirrelers. Enter before August 23rd at 10 pm.
Tight Fisted Miser is giving away a book and $5 Amazon card. This one ends Friday, August 26th.
Need help styling your hair? Enter this giveaway for a Hot Tools curling iron from Super Frugalette. Enter by the end of the month.
The Saved Quarter has a $100 Visa Gift Card giveaway. Entries are accepted through August 31st.
Investorz’ Blog is giving away a $10 Amazon Card and $10 via PayPal to two lucky winners. Entries are accepted until September 15th.