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6. Set up simplest filing system possible. Use broad categories and you'll be more likely to file. Buy a portable file box so you can file while watching TV.
7. Post appropriate information where you need it. Hang a stain removal guide in your laundry room. Tape instruction manuals to appliances and electronics.
8. Place mail order catalogs in a reading basket near a cozy chair. Keep only ones you truly enjoy. Have sticky notes and pen ready for ordering notes.
9. Make a "hold" file for sporting schedules, tickets to future events and department/specialty store coupons you might use. Use this file for anything you will need at a future date. Weed it out monthly.
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