How long do you keep your old planner pages?

I was looking for something at the office today and opened the cabinet that holds my old Franklin planner pages from 1992 thru 1996. On a whim, I started paging thru them, reading about the things that were major big deals at the time (and laughing about how inconsequential they seem now).

It got me wondering how long other ppl keep their planner pages. I have every set I've ever had from 1992 thru this year. What about you folks? How do you store them? Mine are in the binders that you can get from Franklin Covey. They take up a good bit of space so I've started thinking that I need to come up with something better. For those of you that are pack rats like I am, I'd be curious to hear your storage solutions.

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I keep my old planner pages

I keep my old planner pages for about a year or so. Project pages I keep until I'm sure the project is dead and gone. I don't go through my stuff and disgard old pages on a regular basis (like I should), so I can't really say it's a scheduled event. :)

My storage solution is a big 4-drawer filing cabnet and several shoe boxes that are moderately well labeled.

I usually have big plans for how I *should* organize my archives, but never quite seem to bring these plans to fruition.

I also must have my old 1993

I also must have my old 1993 and later planner pages in their boxes (Time/Design resp. Time/System here in Europe) in my basement. Despite being a packrat, I think I will throw them away when moving (hopefully within the next year).

Jester

Imagination is intelligence having fun!

I keep the monthly calendar

I keep the monthly calendar pages for reference and shred the daily or weekly pages (I've used both at various times) after extracting necessary information from them.

Why use the binders supplied by Franklin Covey when ordinary 3-ring binders, sized for 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 pages, will hold these old pages at much less expense?

Not big enough

Why use the binders supplied by Franklin Covey when ordinary 3-ring binders, sized for 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 pages, will hold these old pages at much less expense?

I've never seen one big enough to hold a year's worth of pages.

These may do the

These may do the trick:

http://www.trimmerz.com/116/36154.htm

http://www.trimmerz.com/116/36153.htm

Much less expensive, too.

The Franklin Covey pages are

The Franklin Covey pages are 6-holes punched. It's very hard to find a binder that has all the pins at the right spot. I personnally prefer the Franklin Covey storage binders. They are very good quality and the cost is worth it (10.99$ for a compact size storage binder and 10.99$ for a compact size storage sleeve). It's an investment. It's the best and practical way to keep them organized by year. Helene

To answer the question of

To answer the question of this post. I have only 2 and 1/2 years of older pages. I'm planning to buy a storage sleeve (forgot to buy it at the same time as the storage case !) at the same time that I will buy my planning pages for 2007. I'm planning on keeping only 5 years maximum of planner pages buy discarding the oldest ones at the end of every year. Helene

How long do you keep your old planner pages?

I actually have planners as far back as the mid ninties! I am ADD and they also served as journals so, going thru them every now and then is a memory jogger and a fun reminder of what I was thinking and doing back then. I especially get a kick out of the stuff I wrote when I worked for DAYTIMER. I was just so organized back then. lol

I might actually keep some

I might actually keep some of the pages (weekly menus, holidays planning, address phone tabs and address / phone pages). I have also a journal section in my FC (FranklinCovey) planner. In the mid nineties, I was using the planner provided by the university while studying for my bachelor's degree in applied sciences. Since I graduated in 2000, I have use very briefly a letter-sized version of the FC planning pages. I switched to compact size a few months later. I like being able to bring my planner everywhere I go.