With the new year comes new appointment books, paper planners and calendars. But in this digital age, these items haven’t gone the way of the dinosaur. They’ve not only survived; they‘ve thrived, and here’s why.
If you want to manage your finances better in the new year, start with paper statements, receipts and a simple notebook. Studies show you’ll spend less and save more with a paper-based system.
When it comes to learning, paper plays an incredibly important role. The Paper and Packaging Board’s 2016 back-to-school report explains why students are more engaged and better prepared when using paper for their academic pursuits.
The use of digital marketing has skyrocketed, but studies show that consumers still prefer using coupons and receiving offers printed on paper vs. those received via mobile phone, social media and online.
Paper plays an essential role in learning. Dr. Naomi Baron, a professor of linguistics at American University and former Guggenheim and Fulbright fellow, explains in “Words Onscreen: The Fate of Reading in a Digital World.”