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Scan It, Then Shred It!

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I bought a scanner and am scanning everything that I think I might need later on. I shred the papers so I don't have boxes full of old paperwork. I keep 3 copies, one on my computer, 1 on a backup drive, and one in cyberspace (Carbonite.com). I can always print it later if I need to.

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  • I am somewhat of an organizational nut and this never occurred to me. Insurance papers immediately come to mind,. I also have Carbonite (used it a time or two and was so pleased I paid the yearly price!) and in the event of a disaster who of us could find the stuff we need. Thanks for sharing! - by MARYELLEN301
  • What an awesome way to keep papertrail, and keep the garbage waste down and save the environment. - by RIAT03125

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