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If a Fundraising Letter Could Talk

If a Fundraising Letter Could Talk

With Thanksgiving behind us, the rest of the holidays are in sight…A crazy, chaotic, wonderful time.  Good luck to all of us making it through!

Today is Giving Tuesday (just in case you weren’t keeping track, Giving Tuesday is the Tuesday after Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday, Black Friday, all following Thanksgiving Thursday). 

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Your Life’s Grocery List

Your Life’s Grocery List

Have you ever gone to the grocery store without a list?  We all know what happens next… You spend extra time going through all the aisles.  Chocolate-covered banana snacks and a bag of weird wasabi-flavored chips end up in the cart. 

Wait, what was it that you needed to buy?  Of course, you forgot, and then your spouse “requests” you go back to the store. 

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A Letter to Leah – Advice for a Recent College Grad

A Letter to Leah – Advice for a Recent College Grad

I wanted to share a letter I wrote to my partner David Rappaport’s daughter, Leah.  At 18 months old Leah was diagnosed as being on the autism spectrum.  Two weeks ago she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Mathematics from Carthage College.  In a few weeks she’ll start work at Aspiritech, a non-profit company that hires adults on the autism spectrum to provide software testing and quality assurance services to corporate clients across the U.S.

Dear Leah,

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Do you know what’s on SALE?

Do you know what’s on SALE?

Thanks for all of the great feedback from my last blog! It sounds like many of you are well on the way to decluttering your lives. And personally, I was the recipient of a friend’s scarf that she never wore. So thoughtful of her. I hope she doesn’t stop in at Goodwill anytime soon…

Continuing down the path of organization, let’s turn to our finances. How do we begin to get a clear picture of where we are at? In the spirit of simplicity, let’s start with four numbers to know. They go by the acronym SALE, and who doesn’t love a sale? SALE stands for:

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Of Clutter, I Utter

Of Clutter, I Utter

Lately I’ve been asking friends and clients about this rather messy topic.  I was given so many examples of clutter, I thought I’d use them for a quiz to see how clutter affects your life!  

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