'Marie Kondo' your financial paperwork

The quintessence of Marie Kondo's methods for neater living is to hold onto what brings us joy and to let go of the rest. This can also apply to your financial paperwork.

You may have stacks of papers related to your finances that you just cannot let go. These papers bring you little joy, but you still keep them despite the fact that you have a strong desire to declutter your home. So here's a guide to determine what to keep and what to throw:

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 07, 2019, with the headline ''Marie Kondo' your financial paperwork'. Print Edition | Subscribe