The (Long) List of Financial Documents You Should Keep

In this season of paper piles, bursting files and inscrutable tax forms arriving in the mail, tip your cap to one aspect of the new tax bill. If you’re among the millions of people who will no longer be itemizing your deductions next year, there may just be less mess in your future.

This is no solace for people who hate the bill’s politics or the way it hits their personal finances. Still, there is potential for decluttering, which leaves us with a pressing question: Just what records should we be keeping and for how long, and what can we safely shred or delete?  READ MORE>>