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The "How" of Organizing

It’s tax day! It’s been a long road, but you finally got your financial documents together and paid your part to the government. But did the whole tax preparation process make you realize that the organizational aids that you’ve purchased to keep your life in line just aren’t doing the job? One company aims to help.
 
A company called Buttoned Up in Ann Arbor, MI, exists to bridge that gap between the organizational containers you buy and what you should actually do with them to get organized. Amazingly, this seems to be where a lot of people get confused. Buttoned Up provides binders, boxes and other items with letters that clearly explain what you’re supposed to store in that particular product. They have been so successful that they’ve branched out and started newspaper columns and blogs on explaining exactly how one gets organized.
 
Now, if someone could only explain the tax code… [Baltimoresun.com]

Posted: 4/15/08