Tag Archives: money

clutter roundup holiday edition

There are a lot of organizing “holidays” that have been created by different groups, for different reasons. This month’s Organize Your Home Office Day, Clutter Awareness Week, National Procrastination Week, National Consumer Protection Week and Financial Literacy Month offer opportunities … Continue reading

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consumer protection week

The first week in March is National Consumer Protection Week.  Federal and local offices of consumer protection help you understand your rights as a consumer and avoid scams. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) provides online resources that can help you … Continue reading

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clutter and finances

January is National Financial Wellness Month. Fittingly, Washington Post finance columnist Michelle Singletary is examining the relationship between clutter and debt  this month with her #NoDebtNoMess Challenge. You may not realize all the ways clutter costs you money: When you … Continue reading

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holiday stress

Yes, it’s that time of year again. Once Halloween hits, the great marketing machine starts pitching Christmas. There’s Thanksgiving to consider, too. Can you feel your stress level rising? In a study conducted by Wirthlin Worldwide, approximately 52% of women … Continue reading

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organizing on the cheap

Products that seem useful are available at discount stores, big-box stores, specialty retailers and all over the internet. While you could drop a small fortune on organizing supplies, there is no need to spend more than you’re comfortable with. Before … Continue reading

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prevent identity theft

The third week in October is National Identity Fraud Prevention Week. Clients and workshop participants have shared with me their concern about possible identity theft resulting from discarded paperwork. More likely, however, is the risk of someone using your information … Continue reading

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national garage sale day

August is a popular time to hold garage sales. School is starting soon, so it’s a good time to get everyone to go through their clothes, supplies and toys to prepare for the new term. This Saturday is National Garage … Continue reading

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