Category Archives: Money

A Healthy Dose Of Skepticism

My Mother was a bright intelligent woman who retained much of her cognitive function until she died at the age of ninety-four.  But, I think it was when she was in her late seventies that we discovered she was falling … Continue reading

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Looking For Someone To Blame

There seems to be a lot of resentment for Baby Boomers who refuse to retire and open up the job market for the unemployed and under-employed.  Despite the fact that boomers can’t afford to retire and are still trying to … Continue reading

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Housing Dilemma

Yesterday I was putting up the Christmas lights outside the house.  Now, I know that for some, this is just way too early.  I don’t turn the lights on until Thanksgiving night but it was sixty degrees here yesterday and … Continue reading

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Denial Daily: Myths That Baby Boomers Tell Themselves

We baby boomers tend to fool ourselves a little bit. We were the Woodstock generation, the “never trust anyone over thirty” group:  Then, of course, we all turned thirty and (for the most part) became part of the establishment. We … Continue reading

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One Thing That Baby Boomers Need to Know

In 2008 baby boomers started turning sixty-two.  The discussion about social security began in earnest. With it being an election year the social security debate is front and center. The debate roars on and nothing gets resolved.  I will be … Continue reading

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Shopping In My Closet

The son of a close friend got married last week and I had decided what to wear for the occasion.  But, at the last-minute I thought that the shoes were not going to work: not comfortable, not good for dancing. … Continue reading

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5 Boomer Surprises

My kids were always amazed at the things we did not have as we were growing up in the fifties and sixties.  They could not imagine life without microwaves, cordless phones, DVDs, DVRs, or personal computers.  We didn’t think it … Continue reading

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