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“Simplify, simplify!”

“Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify!” Henry David Thoreau wrote these words over 150 years ago, but they are still relevant today.  When you find yourself drowning in details, a good tip is to find the areas of your life where there is definitely too much noise and stress and then to simplify in those areas.

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Simplifying/Organizing Tip: Label Storage Containers

I’m a huge fan of decluttering before organizing, and I don’t believe in keeping things you don’t use.  That said, I do believe that some things belong in storage containers.  Some examples: Holiday decorations.  I’ve seen people have 20 containers of Christmas decorations.  I have about five along with a sixth pre-holiday container that contains all those things I need…

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Simplify Your Finances

How to Complete a Net Worth Spreadsheet

If you’re serious about being clutter-free, you have to declutter your finances, too, right?  As a first step, I recommend completing a net worth spreadsheet–and I even provide a (currently free!) printable for you to use on this site as well as some tips for completing it.

Simplify Your Finances

Friday Freebie: Net Worth Spreadsheet {Fillable, Editable, Savable, Printable}

Decluttering your life means decluttering everything–including your finances.  The first task in clearing the financial clutter and attaining financial freedom is to assess where you are.  Download a fillable, editable, savable, printable PDF (a portable document file for use in Adobe Acrobat or a similar program) that calculates your net worth for you in a spreadsheet-like format. You can save it to your computer or drive, edit with your financial information, print, and later update it.