Unnecessary waste of food, like letting the food sit in your home for a long time and letting it expire, becomes a waste of money. Poorly run equipment wastes more electricity and tends to fail more early. Crowded and dusty homes have a negative impact on your energy level and lifestyle which then affects your financial life. In recession times, especially, we want to make the most use of all the things we own. We want to keep spending to a minimum and preservation of cash to a maximum. By keeping an up-to-date inventory of what we own, it gives you a good idea of what you can keep and what you can throw away.
The end of the year is a good time to do an annual inventory check for all the important things in your home. The purpose of this annual check is to make sure everything in your home is in tip-top shape, from having edible food in your fridge to fresh batteries in lifesaving devices to clean bathrooms. (more…)