One of the most common questions I get from residential clients is what should they do with all their paperwork? They’re buried in it and have it coming at them from all directions! And because most peopled are so frightened to get rid of it for fear they’ll need it again, they keep it all. If you, too, suffer from this problem, hopefully this blog will help you do
The saying that “truth is stranger than fiction” strikes again…
Recent headlines tell of a mystery man who paid his parking ticket 44 years late. The $2 ticket was issued in 1974. The driver indicated in a note he enclosed with a $5 bill, “I’ve been carrying this ticket around for 40-plus years always intending to pay.” The driver’s return address?… "Feeling guilty, Wayward Road, Anytown, Ca.” This story appeared the
Last month, I stressed the importance of putting together an Emergency Supply Kit. To make the process easier, I provided a link to FEMA's Emergency Supplies Checklist. One of the things on that checklist is “important family documents” however the checklist did not elaborate on what to include, most likely to keep the list simple and not overwhelming.
This month, I’d like to elaborate on that for you… not only on what documents it may contain but also format options. FYI, most of these documents will be copies; original deeds, birth certificates, insurance policies, etc. should be stored in a safety deposit box or fire safe as a back up.
Contents you may want to include:
Did you know that the third full week in April (April 16-22, 2017) is National Organize Your Files Week. And I’m also willing to bet that you have some files at work and/or home that need organization and possibly purging?
What makes it even more special is the fact that Earth Day falls on Saturday, April 22 of the same week. So you’re probably asking yourself “what’s the connection?”. The connection is this… you can complete just 1 activity yet cross 2 things off your To Do list. The activity offers individuals the opportunity to empty file drawers AND fill recycling bins both at work and at home. THIS is how you can lose 10+ pounds in a week! :)