Podcast Episode 28: Organizing Your Possessions (or Your Parents!) with Ashley Rapp

by Financial Design Studio, Inc. / October 16, 2023

Maybe you are trying to sell, downsize, or pass on. Or maybe you are helping your parents do the same. This is where organizing your possessions matters for your financial plan and family relationships. In this episode, Ashley Rapp, a professional home organizer and stager, shares how she walks her clients through these transitions.

Ashley Rapp, Founder of Hello Staging + Organizer; Michelle Smalenberger, CFP®

Behind the Designs Ep. 28: Organizing Your Possessions (or Your Parents!) with Ashley Rapp

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Key Moments

1:20 Meet Ashely!

4:55 What does professional organization look like?

13:28 When do you need a professional organizer?

16:48 Why getting organized matters to your family

21:48 How to help aging parents downsize

36:33 How to start the conversation

Links for Organizing Your Possessions

Learn more about Ashley Rapp and her business Hello Staging + Organizing!

Listen to episode 24, How to Manage Your Aging Parents Finances

You might find our Estate Planning Checklist helpful as you consider this topic.

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Credits for Episode 28

Executive Producer : Anna Lewis

Host : Michelle Smalenberger, CFP®

Guests : Ashley Rapp, Founder of Hello Staging + Organizing

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