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Jan 20, 2014 11:31AM ● Published by Lisa Drake

Have you resolved to be more organized in 2014 but just don't know where to start? Let our editor help, with his picks for most helpful organizational apps and products. 

 Top Organization Apps

HomeRoutines 

Take charge of regular household chores with HomeRoutines. Create routine checklists with reminder notifications, earn gold stars for completed tasks. Customize by scheduling tasks for daily, weekly, bi-monthly, monthly and seasonal. Sync all your data between devices. www.homeroutines.com


Remember the Milk 

This task management app helps you manage your to-do list. Add and complete tasks on the go, organize by due date, estimated completion time, lists, priority, etc. Search tasks and notes and save lists. www.rememberthemilk.com


Hub 

Keep the entire family organized and informed. Share calendars, lists, and tasks with family members. Assign tasks, share  to-do lists, notes and messages, sync events, manage chores, set due dates, reminders and more. www.hubapp.com


Budget & Finance Apps

Mint.com 

This Intuit product allows you to track, budget and manage your money all in one place. View all of your accounts including: checking, savings, credit cards, retirement, investments. Min automatically pulls in and categories your transactions.  www.mint.com


Pocket Expense 

Track your personal finances. Set budgets, track bills, and achieve savings goals by monitoring your spending with the help of the budget tracker feature.

 

My Weekly Budget 

MyWB allow you to focus on a budget target for the current week and helps you focus on your day-to-day spending. Review spending patterns, export information to other computer applications or via email, view history. http://www.avocsoft.com/my-weekly-budget/

 

More Good Stuff for Storing & Organizing

 2013 & 2014 Patterned Best Box

These strong corrugated boxes hold letter or legal-sized folders and documents for filing, storing, moving or whatever your heart desires! Available at The Container Store®.

http://www.containerstore.com/shop?productId=10036746&N=&Ntt=patterned+best+box

 

Stylish RFID-blocking Passport Wallet

Prevent unauthorized scanning of the RFID chip embedded in your identification and credit cards with this RFID-blocking wallet.  Includes pockets for credit cards, ID, passport and zipper pocket for change.  We like this one available at Bed, Bath & Beyond.

http://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/store/product/rfid-blocking-passport-wallet-in-coral-crocodile/1041285817?device=c&network=g&matchtype=&mcid=PS_googlepla_nonbrand_luggage_&gclid=CLjCsI-djbwCFatcMgodDzQAgA

 

Calendar Stickers

Colorful and creative stickers make keeping track of important tasks and events more fun. Stickers range from business and personal for things like wedding reminders, business meetings, birthdays and more. Available at The Container Store®.

http://www.containerstore.com/shop/office/calendarsNotebooksPlanners?productId=10032263&green=81DFE4F1-1E14-563D-ACCC-A9274C7AD987



Do you have some great organizational tips and ideas to share? We'd love to hear from you! Share your feedback below. 

 

 

 

 

 

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