How do you organize your household bills and paperwork?

I'm just wondering! I have tried the three ring binders, a tote with hanging folders and I still have bills and paperwork ALL over the place!


Asked by Anonymous at 9:37 AM on Nov. 10, 2008 in Home & Garden

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  • Ive tried all that stuff too!lol I am sooo unorganized. Just keep a file box with hanging folders by your front door and as soon as the mail comes in just stick in in there. If its out of reach then you're not gonna do it. When it comes to most bills just pay them online and print the invoice. That way you can avoid extra statements laying around. I shread them as soon as I get them (after I know they were paid online) GL

    Answer by Steph319 at 9:40 AM on Nov. 10, 2008

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  • I put all my bills, in a slot thing I bought ,,you hang it on the wall..One slot is for bills I need to pay, One slot is for bills I already payed, I have a book to I write all my bills in too. I call it my bill book..It keeps me orginized,,so I wont forget to pay a bill..

    Answer by louise2 at 10:16 AM on Nov. 10, 2008

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  • I do the binder but i use file folders that i cut in half and when I get a new bill I put it in the pocket in the back of the binder when i pay each bill i put it in its own section with other bills from the same company. Each company has its own section. I also list the amount i pay out on bills alone on a zip drive. I keep it in my binder and list all the info like how much i paid how much i'm left owing (like car payments or credit cards) I hope this works. Most people i know who use the binder and have no luck with it dont organize things they just put it in the binder where ever. I hope this helps and I hope this works well for you.

    Answer by youngarmywife at 11:45 AM on Nov. 10, 2008

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