That's a really good question. I would love to set these folders aside - I have in the past - but I've found that I forget them if I don't see them, so I'm more likely to create a new folder, thinking I don't already have one... grrrr...
Originally Posted by Tado
For folders that I add to year after year, I'll paper clip the previous year's papers together and put a post-it note on it with the year. That way I know the current year's paperwork is going be to loose and at the front... easy to find.
Joe857 had the right idea though... I scan a LOT of my reference into Evernote and purge those cabinets as much as I can.
constant forward pressure