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Baby Boomer Super Saver

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Baby Boomer Super Saver
Traditional Retirement
Catch-up retirement savings, budgeting, side hustle, saving, health, retirement tax planning
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California, United States
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People in the FIRE community love to travel.  For many who become Financially Independent and Retire Early, that’s the whole point.  Give up the cubicle and explore the world!  Learning to travel hack will get you started. Travel Hack = Save Money on Travel Expenses and/or Travel for Free. Whether independently wealthy, or still working … Continue reading "How to Travel Hack Without Using Credit Card Points." The post How to ...
Posted: Jan 17 2018 @ 12:44 AM
Flexible Spending Account'  I’d been working hard at saving the world in my current social work position when I first heard of the Health Flexible Spending Account (FSA) benefit available through my job. One whole year had gone by since I started this job, and using an FSA for saving money on health care wasn’t … Continue reading "How to Save Money with a Flexible Spending Account." The post How to ...
Posted: Nov 06 2017 @ 1:32 AM
Are you passionate about herbs' Ever thought about turning your love of herbs into a little side business to save more money for retirement' I started down the herbal path years ago, when I surprised my husband by signing us both up for a local herb class. He had commented that our meals tasted so … Continue reading "Stuff Your Retirement Account with Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme!" The post Stuff ...
Posted: Oct 29 2017 @ 12:02 AM
If you can grow a garden, learn how to forage for wild food, become your own chef, and get to know just 10 herbs to spice up your meals and keep you out of restaurants, then you may be able to save even more F-You money! I learned about F-You money from a talented group … Continue reading "What Is F-You Money, and What Does It Have To Do With ...
Posted: Oct 21 2017 @ 9:14 PM
You may be wondering, like I was, what is Chautauqua' At first, I thought it was like a living history gathering I attended once in Wyoming, which was also called Chautauqua.  That one featured talks, music, entertaining exhibits and friendly competitions. Sort of like a Renaissance Fair, but more of a Mountain Man Rendezvous where … Continue reading "You Should Experience Chautauqua at Least Once in Your Lifetime and Here’s ...
Posted: Oct 18 2017 @ 9:12 AM
If you read our money story and how we struggled to get out of debt, you know that our biggest mistake was not saving money.  Once we became sick and tired of being sick and tired, we went to work to get out of debt. We cut up our credit cards and switched to a … Continue reading "How The FIRE Community Is Going To Change Your Retirement Strategy." The post ...
Posted: Oct 10 2017 @ 1:33 AM
My family lived with the stress of debt far longer than we should have before my husband and I finally woke up, changed our ways, and began saving our money. We struggled through the Great Recession of 2007 – 2009.  At that time, I had my own early childhood education business. Due to the economic … Continue reading "How Our Money Story Can Help You Improve Your Finances." The post How ...
Posted: Sep 18 2017 @ 1:00 AM
I’m really excited about the growth of this site!  It’s gratifying to know I may be making a difference in my readers’ lives, and you can be a big part of that, too. By commenting thoughtfully, with acceptance and encouragement, you help create a safe space for people to share their questions about money.  You … Continue reading "Learn the Truth About Our Money Story in the Next 60 Seconds." The ...
Posted: Sep 16 2017 @ 9:41 PM
My family enjoys visiting local farmer’s markets, where we can get fresh organic produce year round.  I love the huge variety of locally grown heirloom fruits and vegetables, artisan cheeses, wild-caught sustainable seafood, and free-range, grass-fed organic meat and eggs. Sounds expensive, right'  Find out how you can eat organic foods like this and still … Continue reading "8 Brilliant Ways to Lower Organic Food Costs." The post 8 Brilliant Ways ...
Posted: Sep 16 2017 @ 11:00 AM
Welcome to the Baby Boomer Super Saver blog! I’m Kathy, the Baby Boomer Super Saver, and I write about creative ways to boost retirement savings and win at personal finance. I hope my writing inspires you to take steps toward your own financial freedom. A little about me… I was born at the very tail … Continue reading "Welcome, Baby Boomers!" The post Welcome, Baby Boomers! appeared first on Baby Boomer ...
Posted: Sep 16 2017 @ 2:01 AM


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