Home Office Resources Tip of the Day

5-Days of Home Office Organization- A Well-Organized Filing System

If you are the type of person who likes the feel of thumbing though papers and filing away work, you’ll appreciate a well-organized filing system

If you are up-to-speed on digital record-keeping and own a scanner, then digital file organization is the way to go. 

Whichever you choose, keep these tips in mind:

  • Keep a handle on paperwork by taking action as soon as it arrives
  • Look over all documents/statements to make sure they are correct.
  • Shred anything you have online access to, or file away those items that you want to keep on hand.
  • Create a filing system (see tomorrow’s blog for details) using color-coded hanging folders.
  • Maintain your filing system by purging irrelevant documents at least once a year (BEFORE tax season is a good time).

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