Setting Up Household Filing Systems
Make it easy to keep household and financial paper flowing to the place where it belongs by setting up a three-part filing system to route paperwork. Action files provide short-term storage for items when action is needed; basic files offer ongoing reference to items when action has been concluded. Finally, classic files retain information you need in the long term. Together, these filing systems create a three-step conduit to prevent paper pileups and keep information flowing freely.
When papers enter your home, each one requires an action, even something as swift and final as sending a credit card offer to the shredder. That’s why the first phase of an organized household filing system is the ...