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Making Sense of Receipts

What do you do with your receipts after you bring them home?    Several of my clients save them — piles and piles of them — so that they can analyze their spending patterns and better understand where their money goes. That’s a worthwhile endeavor.  Unfortunately, saving them in piles does not shed any light on your spending patterns.  It just creates clutter and causes you stress.  It also makes it difficult to find an important receipt when you need it.

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Business Cards: Information or Clutter?

They’re everywhere – those cute little 2- by 3 ½-inch paper rectangles with colorful logos, attractive graphics, and snappy tag lines.  We pick them up at stores and doctors’ offices.  People hand them to us at business meetings or social events.  We feel empowered and connected because now we have information. Now what? If your business card collection is sitting in a big pile with a rubber band around it, or in a shopping bag in the back of the…

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