Those Handy Organizers

By: maxine greco

Organizers have been around for a long time. The most convenient type is a loose-leaf version that you can add pages to anytime. These come in many sizes and have a huge array of fillers available. You can even design your own and punch holes to fit. Sizes begin with the smallest purse size of 3 ? x 4 ? to the larger 7 ? x 10 ?. The larger size will fit easily in a briefcase or lightweight luggage. Leather is the sturdiest of the organizers and the most popular. You'll be able to find the price range you desire by choosing between the less expensive leathers to the exquisite. Contemporary fashion colors to the more subdued basic colors are available. The oiled leathers with contrasting stitching are casual, while the supple-grained leathers are very professional looking. Remember, you can refill it every year, and the leather will give you years of enjoyment.

These organizers can be personalized with an individual's initials or a company name or logo. They are ideal as corporate gifts because of their usefulness and popularity. With the large selection of leathers or fabrics available, they can be found in every price range.

The calendar refills are available in week at a glance, month at a glance, and week on two pages or day-by-day and month-by-month. Year planners are also available for those that really "plan ahead." Additionally, there's address pages, to do lists, blank or lined paper, and post-it notes. The lined paper refills come in a large selection of colors for your convenience. All of these refills are designed to help you with your planning. They can be added or subtracted from your organizer to make it the most useful tool for you.

For the really organized, there's birthday and special occasion lists. Maps and world time schedules are also available for these handy organizers. There are also calculators and rulers that fit in these binders. There's a pen loop inside for your favorite writing instrument, and plenty of room for your business cards. These organizers can also be filled with lined paper and used as a journal for travel or business. It will easily become one of your favorite travel accessories. Some of the models have handy pockets to keep receipts and there are business expense refills also available. The organizers come with tab closings or with full zipper closings to insure your receipts and cards are safe.

Some of the more popular brands making these handy organizers are Filofax, Dilana, and Vantaggio. They help to organize your social and professional life through the simple concept of pages that can be added and removed. With the large selection of refills available, every organizer can be custom built to your specifications and lifestyle. It will express your individuality and become a unique record of your life and business. They are also a handy reference tool to compare your past year's activities and notes. Whether you are looking for soft nappa leather or a sturdy, glazed Italian leather it's available. There are also the exotic leathers like ostrich skin and alligator to choose from. A combination of textures and leathers will insure you stand out in the crowd. You may skimp on discount luggage, but you want your organizer to be made of the best leather available in your price range. You will use it for years to come, simply changing the refills as your needs evolve. With the many choices available, you have no more excuse not to get organized!

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