Does anyone use online bill pay?

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  1. Mem

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    I never used it until I moved to Florida, but it's great.

    First of all, with the Comcast triple play., my phone, Cable and ISP bill is all on one bill. Before I used to get an AT&T, Verizon and Cablevision bill.

    I also use it to pay my electric bill. I love technology.
     
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    Yes, I've been doing it for years & all of my bills are paid online...the convenience can't be beat and it makes it so easy to make sure things are paid on time...
     
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    Every bill tat I am allowed to pay online gets paid online.......SOOOOOOO much easier than writing checks and buying stamps!
     
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    I pay my mortgage and credit card bills online. I paid off all my cards pretty fast because I didn't have to wait for the monthy statement to come to make a payment I could pay 2 or 3 times a months. I usually have my verizon bill paid before they ever send me a email about the payment, you would think you could be the electronic notice before the mailed one but it don't work that way.
     
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    Online Bill Pay and Automatic Billing are useful things for damn sure. Saves a bunch of hassle, assuming you're not floating money robbing peter to pay paul.
     
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    I seem to have an aversion to the post office (seeing my picture on the wall, maybe?) so online banking/billpay has been a godsend.
     
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    that's also how I incur most of my debts

    hate going into the malls -- all that staring, drooling and groping gets to me
     
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    I have almost everything on auto-pay!
     
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    Paying your bills on-line makes life so much easier. It is simple quick and can be done 24/7 365 days a year. When you think of the time writing cheques getting them in the post not knowing that it has been received on time. I also do my Tesco Supermarket Shopping on-line and its delivered the next day again saves time , effort, parking costs. Repeat prescriptions from my doctor I can order on line 24/7, the computer is making life so much easier alround. Can't wait for the price of technology to come down to control everything in my home from my laptop.

    Yea I am a computer gadget geek, before anyone says it.

    If your not taking advantage give it a try you will be amazed how life becomes easier. The other main advantage is that it is eco friendly think of all the post, paper, fuel, you will help save with having all your bill delivered on-line.

    Happy surfing

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    i pay just about everything online. i can't even remember when was the last time i wrote a check to pay a bill. online payments are convenient, it saves me time, it saves trees, and it's one more step towards going green!
     
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    I have a couple of accounts on autopay but the rest of them I pay online.

    I use my bank's bill pay so I can take care them all at the same place and have a single place to go to for records.
     
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    You mean some people still write checks?? Amazing. Only time I write a check is to my auto mechanic. (Been going there for years and it saves him a couple percent vs. Visa. If it weren't a family owned business, or if I didn't know them well I'd definitely use Visa.)

    Everything is on auto pay except my Visa, which I pay in full every month so I can't do auto pay.

    I also have 3 savings accounts (general/emergency, property taxes, and special purpose -- like vacation or room addition etc.) that I have money auto transferred to every month. Plus I'm on direct deposit. Have no clue what the inside of a bank looks like these days.

    Which reminds me -- did you see the story a few years back about the woman in Sweden who lived in an apartment building? Somebody said, "Whatever happened to Inga? I haven't seen her in ages, did she move out??"

    Turns out she died in her apartment THREE YEARS earlier. Her pension was on direct deposit and her rent and bills were on auto pay so no one noticed she had died. Isn't that amazing?
     
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    Geez could someone inform Mr.Ed about the ease and continuity
    of paying bills online?! :rolleyes:
    Please?
    cigarbabe:saevil:
     
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    Haven't written a check by hand in ages. Don't even have any paper checks. I pay them all online but not via individual accounts with each creditor. Pay them all via CheckFree. Nor do I use/carry much cash. It's all charge card or debit.
     
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    I wish my landlord didn't need checks.
     
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