Conquer Paper Piles!
Piles create confusion, frustration, and a total waste of time and money.
US News says the average person spends about 150 hours a year looking for misplaced information which spells disaster for productivity.
No more wasting precious time and money. It’s time to conquer your paper clutter.
I’ve created detailed step-by-step instructions for sorting, purging, and filing papers.
If paper organizing causes you anxiety, Kim's Organizing Solutions will help.
3 small boxes, one for recycling, shredding, and questionable.
Sticky note pads, index cards, sharpies
Small desktop file box
Hanging file folders, manila folders
Notebook and pen for jotting notes
Need a large flat surface such as a table, floor, bed or countertop
Grab all loose papers in the house first.
Taking your sticky note start creating categories such as auto, banking, legal, credit cards, health, mailouts, kids, school, home, taxes, and investments.
Put big sticky notes on the table and space them about 12 inches apart.
Take your piles of paper and start sorting them into the categories such as Medical, Auto, Banking, Junk, etc. I also will use paper-size tubs for sorting to keep papers contained.
Toss ads, coupons you won't actually use, items that are no longer useful, items that can be found online or duplicates.