Coupons: To Clip or Not to Clip?

Have you ever done the following:

  • Carried a coupon around for weeks, then forgot to use it when you actually purchased the item?
  • Found yourself in a store in which you needed to buy something, but postponed buying it because you knew you had a coupon at home?

Yes, I know you have.  Because we all have!

Have you ever gone to a store with a coupon that applies only if you spend a certain amount of money, then ran around the store trying to pick out enough stuff so that the coupon will apply to your purchase?   You end up picking up things that you don’t really need – or even want – just to meet the coupon minimum.  This is not a good use of your time, and these unwanted items simply become clutter once you get them home.

Coupons cause irrational behavior, because everybody wants to save money.  Everyone wants to get that great feeling of having gotten away with something.

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Organize Your Handbag with These Great Inserts

If you’ve been reading my Organizing Tip of the Week for a while, you’ll know that an organized handbag is one of my obsessions.  Living in New York City means that I have to carry everything with me in my travels about town, which will be on foot or via public transportation — no glove compartment, back seat, or trunk!   So I appreciate being able to stay organized on the go. Read More

The World’s Thinnest Wallet

I’ve written before about how to keep your wallet and/or handbag clutter-free.  Here’s another way to streamline your load when you are out and about.

How about owning the World’s Thinnest Wallet?

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