Blog: The Pile High Club--how NOT to become a member
Even Charles Schwab is On Board!
I have an account with Charlie Schwab and my recent statement came in an 8.5" x 11" envelope, the back of which read:
"Too much stuff? Get 10 years of statements stored online, not in your garage. One more reason to go paperless at schwab.com/paperless."
I LOVED this. I always recommend that my home office clients (the ones drowning in a deluge of paper who get an automatic membership card to the Pile High Club) pay their bills online. Less mail coming in = less paper to read, handle, recycle and store. My husband and I pay all our bills online and thus receive very few statements in the mail (this also helps assuage my identity theft phobia of people stealing my statements out of my mailbox).
It was just delightful to see that Charles Schwab now also offers this service AND that they offer to store 10 years of statements for you—just for those folks who swear "they might need them one day."
posted on: 9/29/2008 10:30:00 AM by Heather Lambie
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My Husband - "Honey, how thin can you spread yourself before you're no longer there?" Me - "I don't know. But I'm in it to win it, so we may have to find out."
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This site appeases my hunger for all things New York, reminds me of my time there, and gives me great ideas for unconventional looks.
- Toffee To Go
They are located in Tampa, very near me, but they deliver/ship nationally. They have THE BEST toffee EVER. It's buttery, salty, sweet--all my favorite things in one bite.
- The Container Store
I know this is a no-brainer for an organizer...but this place really turns me on!
- The Poetry Foundation
- Because I Said So (blog)
As a mom myself, this mom of 6 (!!!) has me in stitches.
- Michael Buble
If I wasn't happily married, I might be stalking him. Bar none, the best voice and best sense of humor!
Quotes That Move Me
- General H. Norman Schwarzkopf
"The truth of the matter is, you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it."
- Ivern Ball
"Most of us ask for advice when we know the answer but we want a different one."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The secret of education is respecting the pupil."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen."
- Abigail Van Buren
"The best index to a person's character is how he treats another person who can't do him good, and how he treats people who can't fight back."
- Dorothy Galyean
"Worry is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn't get you anywhere."
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."
- Mark Twain
"To be satisfied with what one has; that is wealth. As long as one sorely needs a certain additional amount, that man isn't rich."
- Jackie Kennedy
"If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters very much."
Places I'm Dying to Visit
Any how, any way, any time.
- Los Cabos, Mexico
- Alaska (via cruise ship)
- Marbella, Spain
Places I've Already Been
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- Eliminate self doubt.
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- Watch the ball drop in Times Square on New Year's Eve.
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