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Organizing Magazine Clippings

Organizing Magazine Clippings

Today we will talk about organizing magazine clippings. How do you organize all those magazine and newspaper articles you’ve torn out?

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Organizing for Tax Time

Organizing for Tax Time

The most important reason we save paper is to file our taxes. So how do you organize tax documents to make April 15th easier? Elizabeth, Nikki’s Professional Organizer, is showing her a system to make organizing for tax time easier.

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How to set up an Action File

How to set up an Action File

An action file holds what you need to accomplish a task, or to remind yourself to do something. Action files can be set up by the type of task that needs to be done, such as “bills to pay,” or as a daily tickler, or reminder file.

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Sort Paper Quickly with a Decision Model

Sort Paper Quickly with a Decision Model

Elizabeth, Nikki’s Professional Organizer, is teaching Nikki her paper sorting system, including her filing decision model. The system includes not only how to quickly sort, but also a step by step method for deciding what to keep and how to file it.

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Paper: What to Keep and How Long

Paper: What to Keep and How Long

Nikki and Elizabeth, her Professional Organizer, are ready to tackle the paper in the home office.  The office has the boxes and bags of paper that need to be sorted.  Nikki says that she has started sorting several times, but gets overwhelmed because she doesn’t know which papers she needs to keep and how long to keep them. Elizabeth tells Nikki that there are several different approaches to...

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