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Conquering the Space Debate: Downsizing Tips for Couples with Different Priorities

By Deborah Moyer | November 2, 2023

What do you do if you’re downsizing to a much smaller space and your partner has different priorities for that “extra room”?  It’s a common challenge for couples who are used to having their own private space in a larger home for things like hobbies, an office, or other recreational pursuits. It can be an…

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Reclaim Your Mojo: 4 Productivity Hacks That Work

By Deborah Moyer | October 19, 2023

If you’re a small business owner, chances are you’ve experienced a major feeling of overwhelm during your entrepreneurial journey. We wear multiple hats, juggle crazy schedules, and market our businesses, all while doing our best to successfully serve our clients. But, even the most skilled professionals have those moments when they feel they aren’t being…

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Collectible Advising: A Game-Changer for My Organizing Business

By Deborah Moyer | September 20, 2023

Introduction In order to provide a wider range of information and resources to my readers, from time to time I will be including guest blogs from innovative experts who offer unique knowledge and experiences related to the downsizing and home organizing field. Today, I have the pleasure of presenting our first guest expert, Stephanie Denson,…

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Who’s in Charge? Navigating Uncomfortable Family Dynamics During Downsizing

By Deborah Moyer | August 30, 2023

If you’re a senior downsizing specialist or a home organizer professional, odds are you’ve navigated uncomfortable family dynamics during downsizing while helping a senior move. It’s extremely common to find a parent and their adult children at odds on things such as what to give away, questioning the pace of the senior’s progress in getting…

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Organizing & Downsizing: The Perfect Business Duo – Take Two

By Deborah Moyer | July 25, 2023

What makes a great business succeed?  Is it the type of services a business provides?  Is it the people bringing that service to the customer? These are the questions that today’s entrepreneurs tackle every day, especially in the topsy-turvy economic world we’ve experienced in the past few years.  But there will always be businesses that…

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5 Ways to Set Boundaries with Your Clients

By Deborah Moyer | July 11, 2023

We’ve all had them. The type of client who tries to push the boundaries with the type of service or fee structure we operate within. This can put professionals in quite a quandary, particularly if we’re working with downsizing seniors who are emotionally and psychologically overwhelmed during a move. We want to make things easier…

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What’s It Worth? The Need for Collectibles Advisors – Part 2

By Deborah Moyer | June 20, 2023

In Part One of this two-part series on collectibles advisors, I talked about the changing landscape in the world of collectibles in the resale market. As I mentioned before, many of the items that were considered to hold their value for years, like antique furniture, antique dolls, oriental rugs, crystal, china sets, etc. have significantly…

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What’s It Worth? The Need for Collectibles Advisors – (Part 1)

By Deborah Moyer | June 8, 2023

We all have them. Collectibles in all shapes and sizes fill our cabinets, walls, closets, garages, and even storage units. If you’ve ever watched popular TV programs like Antique Roadshow or Antique Archeology, you’re probably amazed by the vast selection of things that people collect over time. Even more stunning are the values that some…

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The Top 4 Budget Mistakes You Should Avoid

By Deborah Moyer | May 4, 2023

The Top 4 Budget Mistakes You Should Avoid No matter how much you love owning your own business, there’s usually one task that an owner cringes over. Creating and maintaining a budget. We know we need a consistent way to track our business costs and creating a budget is an essential way to do that.…

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9 Ways Hiring a Virtual Assistant (VA) Can Grow Your Business

By Deborah Moyer | April 13, 2023

Time. As business owners, we’re either running out of it or praying for more of it to tackle our To Do List. Many small business owners are now hiring a virtual assistant (VA) to help them not only manage their daily tasks but help them grow their businesses. I always thought it was a luxury…

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