Oh MY! Are you old enough to remember when 'they' said computers would eliminate the need for paperwork? Hum, it just hasn't worked out that way, has it? While we are all going as paperless as possible, papers are still a part of life and probably always will be.
File Helps If you have trouble remembering or deciding where something is filed, or if you change things, using a cross reference card in the front of your file might help you. It's sorta A-Note-To-Self, of sorts; Cross Reference Card
Keep or Toss? As much as we woule like, we really cannot go completely paperless but, we can sure whittle them down. If you are unsure of what you should keep and for how long; this guideline might help you. Don't let the length intimidate you; it's a very thorough reference for home record keeping. Records Retention Schedule, by Linda Ely
Medical Paperwork? Next to tax prep, organizing medical paperwork is one of the most arduous kinds of home papers to understand, organize and manage. The following form may help you keep track of how much you have paid to physicians/providers/medical institutions: Medical Expense Form