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So just like with expenses, there are a number of methods which can be used to pay bills. And there are pros and cons to each method. One of the issues that comes up with bill paying is that you will need to periodically update your payment information. This most often occurs when you get … Continue reading
Choosing your method of payment for things isn’t as straightforward as you might think. That’s why I created a short guide called “How to spend money“. But I was really just talking about expenses in that post. What about bills?
This week, I managed to lower my phone bill by over 25%. It was easy, and didn’t even require a call into the (dreaded) customer service. But there’s nothing special about me and my situation, and you can do the same thing, regardless of what bill you’re dealing with.
I talk a lot about making plans for spending money, because you want to spend your money intentionally and not just let it happen. Moreover, the objective is not to spend as little as possible, but just the right amount to achieve your goals. (People forget this part, thinking that spending less is intrinsically a … Continue reading
I often capitalize three specific words when talking about personal finance: Income, Bills, and Expenses. I’ve defined these ideas in different posts throughout the history of this site, but I’ve found that I haven’t actually devoted a place to just those definitions. And since I’ve learned that I define these terms slightly differently than … Continue reading
…and you shouldn’t either. Here’s why:
Your money has a secret life. You may think that you don’t know this, but you actually do. Have you ever sat down and said to yourself, “I just don’t know where my money goes off to?” Yeah, I thought so.