Monthly Archives: March 2013

filing taxes electronically

I recommend using technology whenever it will make your life easier. A few years ago I started using tax software to file my income taxes. In addition, I file electronically, so I don’t have to go to the post office. … Continue reading

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Reader Question – The Difference Between Clean and Organized

March is filled with organizing “holidays” and observances. This week is Clean Out Your Closet Week, which is an ideal time to answer the same question I got from two readers in the past week. They both said that when … Continue reading

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the cost of clutter

It’s time for another organizing holiday! Next week is Clutter Awareness Week. To commemorate, here is a list of ways you lose money to clutter: Going out to eat because you don’t have a plan for cooking Missing deadlines for … Continue reading

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Organize Your Home Office Day

Tuesday is Organize Your Home Office Day. “Office” can mean anything from a business that you operate from home to an area you use for paying bills. Whatever you consider your office needs to be functional and accessible. You’ll be … Continue reading

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procrastination week

Next week is National Procrastination Week. I’m not sure if you’re meant to celebrate by putting things off or by finally getting something done. Let’s go with getting things done. There are many reasons people procrastinate. Fear of failure and … Continue reading

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Spring is Moving Season

Although it’s still cold in much of the US (and snow is predicted for the Washington DC area this week!) it’s nearly spring. The vernal equinox, the day the sun shines directly on the equator and the length of day … Continue reading

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