As we prepared for a move earlier this summer, my husband and I sorted through stacks of paper as part of our attempt to purge our home of stuff we didn’t need. Over and over again we found ourselves debating if we should keep various documents.
It’s obvious that we should keep records like birth certificates and our marriage license, but what about bank statements, pay stubs, and transcripts? I looked into this and compiled my findings into a helpful printable.
(Click on the image to view and download a larger, printable version.)
This information has helped us thin out our file cabinet quite a bit. I hope it helps you, too!
When was the last time you sorted through your records? Do you have a system that prevents you from accumulating unneeded records?