MORE IDEAS FROM THE ARTICLE
Use apps to record your monthly accounts and spending.
This will help you to know exactly where your money goes. The app can also send notifications to remind you when accounts are due.
It is tiresome to clean everything on a single day. Rather create daily, weekly and monthly schedules for cleaning, distributing the tasks evenly.
As an experiment, try to donate or throw out something you don't use before buying something else.
Alternatively, throw out one unused item every day for a month.
Create a list of responsibilities for each family member. Review the list with them weekly to ensure that all tasks are being attended to. De-cluttering is easier as a team effort.
Create an itemized list of home or office supplies so that you don’t run out. Don't overstock.
Keep all your financial records, birth certificates, land titles and insurance in one folder, preferably in a safe.
Take note of the places at home or at the office that collect clutter and tidy them up daily.
Unread magazines, catalogues and email are just a waste of time, money and space. If you haven't read a single email from a newsletter or other publication, just unsubscribe.
Doing this will take time, but it is easier to find what you need.
Minimize food wastage by labelling all items in your fridge. Include the expiration date.
Dispose of expired canned foods and medicines to minimize the clutter and make space for new supplies.
We all are juggling life's important areas: work, office, home, health and fitness, our finances and relationships.
It is not easy to juggle so many things all at once, and some areas may get neglected.
You don’t have to spend money on the big brand names.
Your local grocery or drug store might have a store brand or sell a generic version. In most cases, the ingredients are pretty much identical.