Missing bills totally sucks. It doesn’t happen to most of us very often, but when it does it is frustrating. It can cost us money in fees, extra time, and stress, and for some bills can even lower our credit scores. To avoid this totally sucky thing, here are a few tips to never miss a bill again.[Read more…] about Never Miss a Bill Again
Online Bill Pay
This morning I woke to the introduction of Mint Bills. Mint Bills is a brand new feature of Mint.com, stemming from parent company Intuit’s purchase of payment service Check, which brings bill payment to the popular budgeting and money management site.
I have recently shared ideas to make an account inventory, track everything in one place, create your first budget, and start saving for retirement. I kept mentioning automation. Now that you have a good understanding of your money, it is time to automate it to save you time, money, and headache.
I have used online bill pay for a long time, but I only used it for recurring monthly payments and to send payments that I would otherwise have to mail. I started playing around with my bank’s bill pay and found out just how powerful it is.