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Posts Tagged: tax deductions

Earth Day + Spring Cleaning = Jobs!

So you’ve cleaned out your closets and donated some of the clothing and household goods that you no longer need. Have you ever wondered what happens to these items when they don’t sell in a Goodwill® store? I was so happy to tour the outlet store and recycling center of Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake… Read more »

Clutter Video Tip: Setting Up a Donation Station

Each week we are posting a one-minute-ish quick video tip on something useful and practical that you can apply right away! You have been so good about clearing your clutter, but now what do you do with it? (Click here to watch on YouTube if you can’t see the embedded player.)     Transcript: Hi,… Read more »

Last Day to Donate for USA Tax Deductions!

Friday, December 31st, is the last day of the year and that means it's the last day for USA tax deductions for donations! (If your financial/tax situation applies) Declutter and DONATE to help yourself and your community, and enter 2011 a little lighter! To find the Goodwill® donation center nearest you, visit This "D"… Read more »

What to Do With Your Broken, Weird Stuff You Don’t Need

By now my regular readers will know that, as Ambassador of Goodwill's Donate Movement, I love to talk about donating gently used clothing and household items, because donating is recycling and philanthropy all at once, and everyone wins! But what happens when you have objects that are broken or just plain strange or random, and… Read more »

Don’t Put It Off: Fight Procrastination NOW!

A couple of things to remind you of… first, before I put it off any longer, I wanted to let you know that tomorrow (Sept. 1) is "Fight Procrastination Day!" What dreaded task can you commit to doing? USA readers have a long weekend coming up for Labor Day– here's my big question to you:… Read more »

3 Ways to Turn Your Clutter into Cash!

Wouldn't it be great if you could turn your clutter into some good old-fashioned green cash? According to an eBay/Nielsen survey, the average American household has about $3000 worth of valuable items waiting to be cashed in! Here are three ways to capitalize on fashion mistakes, impulse purchases, and things that have outlasted their usefulness…. Read more »

5 Tips to Save on 2009 Taxes Before Next Thursday!

Merry Christmas! I hope all of my readers who celebrate this season are having a happy and fulfilling holiday. After this weekend's festivities are over, USA readers will have a few more days left in the year to get a wonderful tax deduction for 2009 by donating household goods! Thursday, December 31st, is the last… Read more »

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