Applying the 80/20 Rule to Your Retired Lifestyle

As you may have learned during your working days, 80% of results come from just 20% of actions. This concept, known as the Pareto Principle, can save you time, meaning you have more of it to enjoy during your retirement. You may have seen that 20% of customers accounted for 80% of profits in business. Or that 80% of expenses came from only 20% of items purchased. In your personal life, it's possible that you spend 80% of your…

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Is Your End of Life Paperwork in Order?

When contemplating our mortality, discussions surrounding end-of-life documents may not be uplifting or pleasant.  However, they are crucial in ensuring our wishes are respected, and our loved ones are supported when the time comes.  Furthermore, these vital documents serve as a roadmap, guiding decisions related to medical care, financial matters, and the distribution of assets.  We will delve into the significance of end-of-life documents and provide practical guidance to organize them effectively.  By addressing these matters now, you can…

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How Long Do I Have to Keep This?

Do you toss everything? Or are you a pack rat holding on to every document for all eternity, just in case? In case of what, you can't be sure, but you're not going to throw it out. The fact is, the best record retention process is somewhere in between. Setting up a filing system and a purge cycle will help you know what to keep and how long to keep it. Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which…

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Organize Your Workspace

Having an organized workspace can significantly increase your productivity. However, it may seem overwhelming to wrangle your desk into submission. But, with a workspace organization checklist, it’s much easier than you think! Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something we have recommended. This commission comes at no additional cost to you but will help us keep this site up and running and ad-free! Thank…

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