Articles on Organization

Talking Trash: Is Your Messy Mind the Cause of Your Messy House?

If your house is cluttered, it could be affecting your mind, too. The good news is that you can keep your home AND brain clean — even if you're naturally messy.

Tax Document Checklist: What to Gather Before Doing Your Taxes

Don't wait until the last minute start collecting your tax documents and receipts. Instead, get everything together early with this checklist.

Where to Find Missing Socks

If you have a drawer full of socks missing their mates, don't despair. Here's where to find them.

Get Organized for Next December Now: Holiday Take-Down Tips

Don't just shove all those Christmas decorations in a box! Follow these savvy repacking tips to make for a merrier holiday next time around.

An Organized Year: A Month-by-Month Guide

If you find yourself procrastinating until the last minute and running out of time, get your act together with this month-by-month schedule.

The 4 Types of Clutterers: Which One Are You?

Cutting clutter can be easier if you understand why you have so much stuff. Check out this expert advice about the types of clutterers — and cleaning tips for each.

11 Unusual Ways to Sell Your Stuff

Don't want to just put your stuff on eBay or have a boring old yard sale? Try one of these uncommon techniques for selling your used items.

7 Reasons Why Self-Storage Is a Really Bad Idea

Self-storage makes it easy to save stuff when you're moving or simply out of space. But just because you can use it doesn't mean you should. Learn why.

Maintaining Memories: How to Save Old Photographs

Don't let your old photographs fade and crumble in some attic box! Instead, follow these steps to share them and keep them safe.

Help From a Former Pack Rat: Getting Rid of Stuff

Sometimes, the line between "frugal" and "pack rat" can seem oh so fine. Here's what helped me overcome my pack rat tendencies.

Free Online Tools That Help Organize People

Organizing people ought to be easy, but there's good reason why the phrase "like herding cats" is so popular. Make things run smoothly with these tools.

10 Ways to Get Rid of Stuff Frugally

Who wants to pay to have unwanted stuff hauled away? Here are 10 ideas for profiting from your unwanted clutter — if not in dollars, at least in karma.

Guide to Better Style: The Curated Closet

Closet a mess? Wardrobe uninspiring? Take a look at how to transform the chaos into a collection that reflects your personal style.

5 Reasons Not to Delete Your Emails

One writer has found that keeping her emails has saved her time, frustration, and recently, over $300. Discover why a full inbox can be a good thing.

Budgeting for People Who Hate Planning

Budgeting isn't that exciting — and it can be downright annoying if you hate planning. Here are some ways to make it bearable...and even fun.

How to Organize Your Pantry and Save Cash

If you want to spend less on groceries, the solution might be hiding in the back of your cupboards.

25 Small New Year’s Resolutions You Can Start Today

You don't have to wait for the ball to drop to start improving your life. Instead, pick one (or more!) of these resolutions to begin right now.

From Clutter to Clean: Make Your Desk Awesome

If things feel out of control, you can find your center in an unlikely place — the office. Destress and declutter your life, starting at your desk.

Best Money Tips: How to Pack a Suitcase

Today we found some fantastic articles to help you pack a suitcase, travel with presents, and set up a Christmas tree with zero fuss.

Organizing Your Financial Paperwork

By reducing paperwork before you organize, keeping your financial documents in order can become quick, easy, and (mostly) painless.