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May 26, 2014 Book Club – The Gifts of Imperfection – Brene Brown

“Your guide to a wholehearted life.” It was a guide to a wholehearted book club discussion! One of the Maniacs thought that it is unrealistic to live your life absolutely free from other people’s expectations and standards. Two other Maniacs felt that it is possible

May 12, 2014 Senior Living Terms

May is Older Americans Month and we at Organizing Maniacs would like to take this opportunity to express our appreciation for our older clients. They are some of the most fun, lively, and interesting clients we have worked with and we are grateful to

May 5, 2014 Transitions

Change is a beautiful thing. Change is a scary thing. Whether chosen or imposed, good or bad, change brings a certain amount of inherent chaos that if not addressed can derail even the most organized among us. While changes to the physical

April 30, 2014 Moving Made Simple

Want a smooth moving day? Start early, plan accordingly! I’ve moved about once a year for the past decade or so. My husband and I met in college then bounced around from place to place, coast to coast, house to house.

April 30, 2014 Tech Tuesday – My Move App

My Move App - According to the developer My Move is “a complete move planner for your upcoming relocation.” Price: Free Platforms: Android, iPhone. I recently moved and thought it would be a great time to test out My Move.

April 30, 2014 Tech Tuesday – Mailbox App

The Mailbox app redesigned the inbox to make email light, fast, and mobile-friendly. Quickly swipe messages to your archive or trash and scan entire conversations in a chat-like view.

April 30, 2014 Tech Tuesday IRS2Go

According to its developers, "IRS2Go is an IRS-developed app designed to help taxpayers in several ways. The app lets taxpayers check on the status of their refund, sign up for helpful tax tips or get the most recent IRS Twitter feeds. Download IRS2Go, then connect

April 30, 2014 Preparing for Taxes

Filing taxes late can be costly. The IRS outlines several consequences for late filing. They include: Interest and penalties; Loss of social security benefits for the self-employed; and Trouble getting loan approval for home, car, education. One of the main reasons people have

April 30, 2014 Tax Tips

Tax Tips and Resources for 2014 Tax season is upon us yet again! Our clients often struggle with how to best prepare for their meeting with an accountant or with how to organize paperwork so that they can do their own taxes. This year,