Tag Archives: Organizing Paperwork

When Are Binders Appropriate?

There are a million ways to file paperwork. One that I sometimes see is the use of binders. It’s not a system that I would use (that’s why there are a million ways to file). You’ve got to find what … Continue reading

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Paper Organizing Give-Away

Some people are “Do-It-Yourselfers” and that’s great! But even DIYers sometimes want a little guidance when tackling their personal paperwork. There are several systems out there that can guide you as to what to keep and for how long to … Continue reading

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The Medical Paperwork Nightmare

Paperwork is the worst! And medical paperwork is the worst of the worst! I hear this all the time. But if you separate it from all other paper and look at it objectively, IT’S NOT SO BAD. Get started by … Continue reading

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What is a Permanent Document?

A permanent document is a piece of paper that you need to keep until you die. There isn’t a lot of personal paperwork that you need to keep forever. But, when people don’t know, they tend to keep more than … Continue reading

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Rangling Receipts

I often find piles of receipts at client’s homes. They are stashed anywhere and everywhere you can imagine. Are they important to keep? For how long? These are the questions I get, but first things first – Where is their … Continue reading

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Quick Filing Tips

In the summer issue of Getting Organized magazine there is a list of quick tips for taking the Frustration Our of Filing. I know there are a lot of people out there who hate to file. They are afraid to make … Continue reading

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Martha Stewart Office Organizing

by Basic Organization team member Tracy Wells Recently I made a trip to Staples to purchase some office supplies. I was pleasantly alerted to the enormously large home office sign. For anyone considering organizing your office you have got to … Continue reading

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Open Those Envelopes

It’s a mistake to leave mail unopened or to place the contents back into the envelope after reading the material. The action of opening each envelope, discarding of the unwanted inserts and any junk mail will greatly reduce the volume. … Continue reading

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Being Organized Puts More Money in Your Pocket

Millions of Americans vow to be better organized every year. But did you know that being more organized can save you money? Yes indeed! Here’s how. Organized finances – If your financial papers and systems are organized, you can easily assess … Continue reading

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