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Organize Your Personal Finances In No Time 1st Edition

4.4 out of 5 stars 12 customer reviews
ISBN-13: 002-9236731793
ISBN-10: 0789731797
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Unclutter your pile of bills in a day!

Can you imagine your desk completely clear of stacks of bills and receipts? Would you like to know that your checking account balance is correct? Are you interested in avoiding $15, $25 and $35 late fees that are applied when you’re just one day late with payments?

Organize Your Personal Finances In No Time offers today’s time-crunched individuals easy, practical solutions to accomplish financial organization. Author Debbie Stanley, National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) member and conference speaker, makes a career of managing chronically disorganized clients, leading them into organizational bliss. The book takes a project-based approach to breaking apart the steps needed to achieve order in your personal finances and teaches you multiple options to managing finances including online, electronic, and paper-based systems.

With quick, easy projects, you’ll discover many ways to manage your personal finances including:

How to set up a foolproof system for collecting receipts and ATM slips.
How to set up a bill paying system and avoid late fees and overdrafts.
Learning the "ruthless rules" for managing mail.
Choosing your paper organization method - even going paperless.
Shopping smart.
Advanced number crunching techniques - measuring your net worth, P&L, savings and more.
No time to figure it all out? Let Organize Your Personal Finances In No Time be your first step to getting it all together.

About the Author

Debbie Stanley transitioned from a successful career in journalism and reference publishing to the highly rewarding role of professional organizer and coach for chronically disorganized clients. The owner of Red Letter Day Professional Organizers (http://www.RLDPO.com), Stanley's work is informed by a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's in industrial/organizational psychology. Stanley contributes to the growth of her industry as a trainer to fellow organizers and as a speaker to groups, including Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD). She is the chair of the National Association of Professional Organizers' Publications Committee and president of NAPO's Southeast Michigan chapter. Stanley is also a past board member of and active participant in the National Study Group on Chronic Disorganization (NSGCD) and has earned the NSGCD's Chronic Disorganization Specialist certificate.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 184 pages
  • Publisher: Que Publishing; 1 edition (August 22, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0789731797
  • ISBN-13: 978-0789731791
  • Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 0.5 x 9.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,327,356 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By Shannon Seek on September 18, 2004
Format: Paperback
If you need to simplify how you handle your finances and paperwork, this is

the book for you.

Even if you are organized in this area, this book will motivate you to

simplify even more. It did for me.

As a Professional Organizer, one of the biggest downfalls I see to any money

management system is making it overcomplicated--e.g., waiting to organize

your finances because first you need to learn the computer program you plan

to use.

Next, is the indecision most people face when they are trying to get

organized. This is commonly seen in how to name files and how to store files

(covered simply in the book!).

Stanley provides practical, to the point direction in how to decide what is

just right for you, so that your systems will actually support you and not

work against you by being overcomplicated.

This book takes you through the decision making processes involved in

setting up the systems you'll need.

This is the first book on organizing finances that I have seen that is as

interested in you the person, as a seasoned Professional Organizer would be.

She makes it so easy to decide what you need to do next, based on you. It

was as close to having a live Professional Organizer there with me while I

was reading.

Be sure to check out the cool icons that guide you to quick tips and hints,

such as "Clever Client" and "Organized Enough" (hooray that an organizing

book is finally addressing the concept of not over-organizing).
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If you've ever felt like you were the only person in the world who is afraid to go near that giant pile of bills, receipts and other financial paperwork, this book can help you. Of course, even if you already have a plan in place, you might find this book helpful too. I thought I had a pretty good system, but a friend recommended that I give this book a look-see and I have to say I am pleasantly surprised.

Have you ever seen that show on TV where the organizer comes in and takes everything out of the room? He teaches the person how to examine and organize their stuff, then shows them their newly-organized space, all ready for them to maintain on their own. A place for everything, and everything in its place, as the old saying goes. Well, this book is exactly like that. It shakes up your thinking and helps you realize what you could be doing better and easier.

Even if you have files and never lose a receipt, it's not always easy to see where your money goes every month. This book covers, from beginning to end, all aspects of the process and does it in plain language and in a friendly way. It doesn't take long to read and is easy to flip through for guidance on different topics. I would definitely recommend this book for anyone who shops, saves, counts...well, you understand. I'm a convert and this book is a real helper.
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This book is great! I would have never guessed that a book on organizing finances would be fun to read, but this one is! It is easy to follow and is presented in a way that makes it quite simple to customize your own systems. In addition to all the wonderful financial advice (some which I did not even realize that I needed to know!), there is plenty of advice on organizing other area's of your life. For example, dealing with non-financial paper and clutter like magazine articles and catalogs. My favorite is the "room-by-room" files. They work awesome!

Every young person or couple just starting out should have this book! I'll be giving it for bridal shower gifts from now on!
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This is an excellent guide that offers practical solutions to get your finances organized and keep them that way. Debbie Stanley's shining personality stands by the reader throughout the entire book as she offers a myriad of solutions to today's financial challenges. Her focus is on creating an organized, efficient financial system that works for you rather than you working for your system. The author emphasizes that even financial items need homes in order to manage financial clutter. Debbie offers recommendations for setting up financial files, automatic bill payment, financial software, daily mail, paper flow systems, and yes, even shopping excursions! The concept of being "organized enough" is stressed throughout as a pleasant reminder to keep it simple. This book is loaded with helpful tips, visuals and resources to help you save money, time, and frustration by creating a customized, efficient personal finance system. It's a "must have" book if you are ready to organize your personal finances and keep them that way!
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Because the books contains consise "To-Do lists" as well as flagged reminders of key organizing principles, it is easy to take the information from the book and apply it to each reader's own situation. Working as a professional organizer, I was able to utilize the information from the book to help my clients become less overwhelmed with all of their papers and stick to an organized bill paying system that works for them.
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