Category: Get Organized

10 Money Tips from Top Money Gurus

10 Money Tips from Top Money Gurus

Are you thinking of making some changes in your money life for 2017?  We wanted to share some of the money basics tips that the top money gurus on the web and print world have given to their readers.  We invite you to check out our “10 Money Tips from Money Gurus” video as part […]

December 27, 2016 | By More
5 Financial Calculators: Tools for Financial Planning

5 Financial Calculators: Tools for Financial Planning

Have you reviewed your financial plans lately?  Many businesses hold their business planning meetings in the last quarter of the year.  It’s a good idea to dust off our personal financial planning program at least annually. In this way, we keep our short-term and long-term money lifestyle goals on track.  Thanks to a variety of […]

November 15, 2016 | By More
10 Ways to Get Organized at Home

10 Ways to Get Organized at Home

There is not one person reading today’s blog that doesn’t have a fast-paced, demanding schedule.  It takes a lot of organizing to keep on top of family, work, and a host of other activities on your daily checklist.  We all know that home life experiences follow you all day from the time you get up in […]

September 13, 2016 | By More
Secret #2 to Being Rich: Success is a Formula

Secret #2 to Being Rich: Success is a Formula

Sometime ago we published a blog that provided the first secret to being rich – living below your means.  While leafing through Dr. Niven’s The 100 Simple Secrets of Successful People, I thought his statement on page 70, “Success is Formula, Not Fantasy,” got my attention.  To be more specific, the part that says that […]

July 19, 2016 | By More
Spring Cleaning Your Finances

Spring Cleaning Your Finances

The weather here in the Chicago area couldn’t have been nicer this past weekend!  As a consequence, quite a few of my neighbors were out working in their yards.  I saw several people washing windows and sweeping their front porches.  Indeed, spring cleaning is in the air!  It got me thinking about an article I […]

April 19, 2016 | By More
Credit Cards: How to Be Organized and Avoid Fees

Credit Cards: How to Be Organized and Avoid Fees

Like it or not, credit cards are a part of our money life.  There has been discussion that some college students and working millennials may steer away from using credit cards in favor of debit cards.  However, a credit card can be a useful tool in developing a credit history.  But, and we mean a […]

January 14, 2016 | By More
Ideas to Organize and Manage Your Money in 2016

Ideas to Organize and Manage Your Money in 2016

The beginning of the year is a good time to reassess your money priorities and get organized.  How you manage your money in 2016 will have a significant impact on what your money lifestyle will be next year and beyond.   And, at the end of the day, how you manage your money will impact how […]

January 12, 2016 | By More
Robocalls

Robocalls

Are you a money smart consumer suffering from those irritating autodialed telemarketing phone calls better known as robocalls?  You are not alone.  In fact, it was a topic of conversation at my last library speaking engagement.  True, these intrusive calls are annoying, but consider this statistic from a March 2015 Consumer Reports article: “Telemarketing fraud […]

July 29, 2015 | By More
Tips for Meeting Deadlines

Tips for Meeting Deadlines

There isn’t one person reading today’s Post who isn’t juggling a dozen or more balls of activity.  It can add a lot a stress to one’s daily existence.  To help you combat this challenge, we wanted to provide you with some tips and resources for meeting deadlines that apply for both your personal and professional […]

July 17, 2015 | By More
Do You Need A Business Card?

Do You Need A Business Card?

Today’s Post question is debated in the digital world on both sides of the equation.  In an age where social media seems to be fully integrated, one would think a business card belongs in antiquity.  But, there are some realities that simply still exist in the business and networking world. Do you need a business […]

February 2, 2015 | By More