How to Get Organized on a Budget

How to Get Organized on any size budget! Discover why getting organized doesn't mean you have to spend a lot of money on products!


There’s a lot of times when my kids I have a question I don’t know the answer to and I’ll whip out my phone and search the internet for the answer.  And I’m still amazed at the amount of information available out there!  It’s really quite remarkable and as a child of the 80s, I don’t know that I’ll ever not be marveled.  How is this relevant to the topic at hand, how to get organized on a budget?  I’m so glad you asked.  With the internet, there are so many options available out there to help you get organized!  And with all of these options, there are fantastic solutions that will meet your budget (money or time!), no matter the size!


printable finance kit for organizing bills

Use Printables

If you are a DIYer and need a framework to follow, then Printables are a great low-budget solution to get organized on a budget!

One of the best thing about printable organizing solutions (like Meal Planners, structured To Do Lists and Vacation Organizing Kits) is that they offer a near-instant gratification.  Simply print ’em out, fill ’em out and voila!  You have a plan to follow that will help keep you on track.

They’re also good for getting household members in on the game of staying organized too.  Because telekinesis isn’t a thing yet!

The most effective way to use printables is to combine them into a Home Management Binder.  You’ll have all the information you need right at your fingertips, which is really what you need!  The same will be true for other family members or caregivers that might need the info.  You’ll be able to delegate and go on to the next thing on your to do list!  Yahoo!


Get Community Support

Facebook groups are all the rage right now and there’s a good reason for it.  It’s a great way to bring together like minded people in an easy and efficient way.  So of course since I’m all about ease and efficiency, I have a Facebook group of my own.  Come and join for free!


Work with a Professional Organizer in Person

Christina Hidek, Organizing Guru and De-Cluttering Coach (Professional Organizer)Enlisting the help of a Professional Organizer, like me, is a fantastic way to cut through your organizing challenges.  For people who don’t know where to start, how to implement systems that will actually work, or for people who don’t want to do it, hiring a Professional Organizer is the way to go.

I have expertise to  pin point what’s causing your organizing issues and can map out a plan to fix them quickly.  From there, you can carry out the plan yourself, or you can continue to work with the me to reach your goals more quickly!

Working with me ensures that you’ll be able to achieve your organizing goal in less time and with less frustration than by going it alone!  Every single one of my clients is trying to get organized on a budget and I respect that.  That’s why I offer a variety of ways to work with me!

But no matter the method you choose, now you know it really is completely possible to get organized on a budget!

how to get organized on a budget


My favorite budget organizing resources

Paper is a common source of clutter.

I usually spend at least 6-8 hours going through accumulated paperwork with clients and then setting up a filing system.

For less than the cost of one hour of in person organizing services, you can have my entire system!