I use baggies for everything. When all my bills are paid I put all the invoices in a baggie and put the month/year on the outside. That way if I ever have to go back to find something it's easy. I used to use folders but when I would pick them up all the stuff would fall out.
By Pattie Ochoa from San Diego, CA
I use the envelope from my Qwest bill since it's the biggest one I have. All my stubs and receipts and invoices are all in one envelope. Then I file it under that month. At the end of the year, all I have to do is pull out 12 envelopes and put them in a big manilla envelope with the year on it. That makes it easy for me.
Donita in Loveland, CO.
Pattie, God bless you! I finally found something to help organize bills that even I can do. LOL Thank you .
Thanks Pattie! this is the tip I have been waiting for. I could never figure out how to keep everything together.
I don't see a need for saving all these papers unless of course you have a business maybe. I do online banking and if I every have a need for a particular statement it's easy to get it from the institution. I keep receipts for all large purchases. I've even been tempted to shred tax returns since I have them saved on a thumb drive.
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