Tag Archives: filing

Secure shredding resource in Seattle

One or two pieces of personal information is all it takes for identity theft to take place. Now more than ever, it’s important to effectively manage the disposal of confidential letters, financial papers, receipts, and electronic media – both at home and at the office. A local service that I recommend is Datasite. They offer residential and business shredding […]

Get the supplies you need for an Organized Office and Dorm

Whether it’s for the home office or the dorm room, The Container Store® has great tools for maximizing productivity – organize files, school supplies, clothes, make-up and more. Also, check out the ones that maximize space and take on double duty such as stools with storage, stackable bins and collapsible baskets.  See all the organizing […]

Quick Organizing Tip – Repurposed Rolodex

Now that most contact information is stored electronically, you may have a Rolodex sitting on a shelf gathering dust. But don’t write it off just yet! There are many useful and innovative ways to repurpose that “old” organizer: Store recipes and pictures of dishes – use the transparent sleeves to keep it clean from spills in […]

Organizing and Saving Important Documents

Has the pending tax season motivated you to organize all of your important documents along with the financial ones?  This is the perfect opportunity to start some new filing habits and protect or replace any missing papers, credentials and forms.  Can you easily find your passport? What about your birth certificate?  Are you sure you know […]

Elizabeth’s Favorite Things – Freedom Filer

One of my top recommended products is Freedom Filer – a self-purging system that will have you saying farewell to file clean-up day. Whether you decide to use it for organizing your personal finances or your business, this filing tool is highly functional and versatile. The system provides color-coded tabs that keep your papers sorted […]

To File, To Ponder, To Do

Normally, I take organizing very seriously.  Afterall, it’s my passion!  However, these playful folders definitely caught my attention.  As long as you’re filing and not piling, it’s ok to have a little fun while organizing.  Click here to get the folders.

Avoid “Miscellaneous”

As you create files and folders to sort and store your paper, please stay away from the category of “Miscellaneous”.  Why, you ask? Each time you create a file labeled “Miscellaneous” or “Other” or even “Random Stuff” that is exactly what that file is going to become.  Instead of letting one file become a catch-all for […]