Have you paid a few too many late fees? Do you have the money in your account but you just forget to schedule the bill? Or perhaps you are scared to automatically pay your bills because you want to make sure that money is in your account (it is all timing, right)? Well, darling, this post is for you.
I have not paid in bill in over two years. Am I defaulting on my mortgage? Heck no! Do I have credit card bills stacking up on the table? Thank goodness, I don’t. What I have done is automate my bill payment process so that I no longer have to think about my bills being paid. This confidence was not always there. Even though I graduated with a degree in Finance, it took me well into my thirties to get this automated in a way that didn’t put me in constant worry that I was going to overdraft my account. Before using a system that allowed me to set aside and dedicate certain amounts to bills, I was always playing the timing game (and wasting a lot of time doing that). Want to win back your time and stop wasting those precious moments sitting in front of your computer or checkbook?
Let’s dig in…here are some things that I consider key to setting yourself up to free your time from paying bills [Read more…]