It’s Been How Long Since You’ve Updated Your Will?

I got one of those voice messages last month that you never forgot. You probably know the kind, it’s the inflection of the messenger that when you listen to the recording, you think to yourself that something terrible has happened and the person leaving you the message desperately needs to talk to you in person… […]

Rein in the Retail… IF You Truly Want to Get & Stay Organized

Have you noticed how easy it is to shop for anything these days? Food, clothes, medications, toys, gifts, furniture  — even a house can be scoped out on the web. You can easily spot the delivery trucks everywhere now too. All those white trucks delivering Amazon packages or brown UPS trucks and even colorful produce-images […]

June is for Jewels

Did you ever notice that in summertime people wear less clothes but more jewelry? The warmer the weather, the more skin available for more “bling”. That being said, I wonder how much of most people’s sparkly jewelry is valuable and if they have those pieces are insured. (Yes, these are the kinds of questions a […]

This Special Season… You’ll Be Thankful If You Have, “The Conversation”

Lately we have been working with more mature senior clients (those over 80) in the throes of downsizing. One of their biggest stresses comes from deciding who should be getting what relative to: High Value Items Treasured Family Memorabilia Vital Documents So we’d like to encourage you this holiday season while you are spending lots […]

Going, Going, Gone…to an Auction House!

Recently, my Northern New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) held a “field trip” at Nye & Co. in Bloomfield. I wanted to share my first experience at this auction house with you my readers. I have a secret — until recently, none of POSSE’s clients had ever inquired about this […]

Life Insurance Not Up to Date? Now that’s Scary!

You probably all know that last month was National Preparedness Month. With that being said, watching the evening news between dams breaching, six-alarm fires and massacres, I thought I’d offer my clients a few tidbits on getting their life insurance up-to-date. Trick or Treat The treat is if you are (or have been in the […]

“What the heck is a Life Inventory”

Don’t wait for a disaster to strike before you properly take care of your important information! A few years ago I met a woman named Carol Kaufman. Carol had joined NAPO-Northern New Jersey of which I am a member. Carol’s personal story of why she created computer software to house people’s “Life Inventory” resonated with […]