Articles on Organization

14 Ways to Organize a Messy Closet

Whether you're organizing your closet for the first time or need to make even more space, these tips will help keep your clothing neat and easy-to-access.

Garage Triage: Organize Your Garage for Maximum Chore and Storage Efficiency

If your garage is filled with everything but a car, reclaim that space. Get creative, get organized, and transform how you use your garage.

The 10 Best Productivity Apps for Really Busy People Like You

If you have a difficult time remembering everything you have to do, let your smartphone help you stay on track with one of these 10 popular to-do apps.

Beyond the Sandcastle: 20 Great Ways to Use a Beach Bucket

From garden gathering to beach-themed cakes, there's plenty the versatile, affordable plastic pail can do.

10 Budget Design Ideas for a Kids' Playroom

If your kids have made the kitchen or family room into their playroom, reclaim your space with these budget-friendly playroom ideas.

12 Ways a Deep Declutter Can Improve Your Life

Too much stuff getting in your way and getting you down? Part cleaning and part therapy, deep decluttering clears ours heads while it clears out space.

Why I Love Lists

Need to get something done, feel productive, or just get focused? Make a list!

Coming to Terms With Your Long-Term Debt

If you're in debt, you're not alone. Millions of people are struggling with payments, but coming to terms with your long-term debt might be the key to paying it off.

Company Coming? 10 Areas to Clean to Make It Count

Even if your place will never be ready for the cover of "Better Homes," you can keep it presentable and welcoming by focusing your cleaning in these key areas.

7 Strategies for Controlling Toy Clutter

Keep your home clean AND your kid happy with these tricks for corralling your child's clutter.

To Stay on Financial Track, Perform a Yearly Earnings Review

If you want to make sure you're on the right financial track, add a review of your earnings to your annual tax-time financial routine.

6 Ways to Get Paid for Saving Money

Interest, dividends, and investment earnings aren't the only ways to make money by saving. Get paid to save with these rewards, tax credits, prizes, and more.

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.