Papers + Filing

3 Tips for Approaching Your Taxes Like a Recipe

3 Tips for Approaching Your Taxes Like a Recipe

  “Death and taxes may be inevitable, but they shouldn’t be related.” -J.C. Watts, Jr. Do you like to cook? Have you ever cooked? Let’s start there. If so, then that will be the basis for this article. Just like following a recipe in the kitchen, this is a recipe for your financial records. And …

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DIY Taxes Made Simple

DIY Taxes Made Simple

  “Death, taxes, and childbirth! There’s never any convenient time for any of them.” -Margaret Mitchell So this year, because of Covid-19, the Fed has pushed filing personal taxes back to July. But I know you want to be prepared long before that deadline, right? These tips will work for any year, pandemic or not, …

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The Things That Waste Your Time at Work

Do you ever get to the end of the day or week and think, “I got nothing done today!” What do you do when that happens—do you beat up on yourself? Talk crap to yourself and call yourself names? We all respond to stress differently but I have noticed that when something like this happens, …

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How To Approach Your Taxes Like A Recipe

Tax time is in full gear and if you haven`t begun filing your taxes, consider this a friendly reminder that Tax Day is rapidly approaching. Tax preparation can be a frustrating process for those who do not intuitively keep every receipt, file, or bill neatly tucked away in properly labeled folders. If you are not …

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Mindful Monday

The trouble is, you think you have time.The Buddha Talk about getting out of story and into the momenttoday’s quote from The Buddha makes it clear that now is all we have and any illusion that there is a later, someday or time other than the present is fiction. Which is why my friend and …

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To shred or not to shred?

Dear Andrew, I love your ideas! Should basic personal info like addresses be shredded or can things like addressed envelopes and magazines be recycled? It would help if I didn’t have to tear addresses off for shredding as some folks tell me I should. Thanks for all your free support. Juliet N. Dear Juliet, Thank …

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Valentine’s Day is over … do your taxes!

The first half of February is a romantic lovefest that can be either delightful or cloying. On the other side of Valentine’s Day, we can now shift our attention towards a form of love that is often overlooked: the love of self. Not to be confused with an indulgent ego, self-love is a way of …

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Back to school hacks for sleep + paperwork

This week we’re looking at more back-to-school transitions, focusing on sleep schedules and the mounds of paper that seem to increase from year to year. You’ll remember that last week we focused on back-to-school shopping an often dreaded activity. This week and next, were highlighting tips and suggestions from my friends who are parents and …

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