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    Firefly
    How long should I keep bank statements?
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    • 12th Dec 06, 2:24 PM
    How long should I keep bank statements? 12th Dec 06 at 2:24 PM
    Since I've had sole responsibility for household finances I've stored, filed, alphabetised like there's no tomorrow and I've got a two drawer filing cabinet with paperwork that I'd like to reduce.

    How long should I keep bank statements for? I've got my own going back 8yrs and joint account statements from when I had an OH. (I like to remind myself periodically how much money we could fritter away).

    Is there a rule for other paperwork too? Electricity. council tax, etc?
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